It’s Christmas in July on BBC America With a Marathon of ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Specials

Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Alex Kingston as River Song in the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas Special
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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor and Alex Kingston as River Song in the 2015 Doctor Who Christmas Special

In the wake of the big news this week that Jodie Whittaker will succeed Peter Capaldi to become the 13th Doctor — and the first female one — in the 2017 Doctor Who Christmas special, BBC America presents a Doctor Who Christmas in July marathon on Saturday, July 22, beginning at 6am/5c. The marathon features 11 of the specials dating back to 2005, including the two-part “The End of Time” from 2009. Full marathon schedule from BBC America below.

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Specials Marathon Schedule on BBC America

Saturday, July 22

6am/5c: The Christmas Invasion (2005)
Can Rose trust a man with a new face? As the newly regenerated Doctor drifts in and out of consciousness, Christmas becomes a time of terror on planet Earth when the whole of mankind falls under the shadow of the sinister alien Sycorax.
7am/6c: The Runaway Bride (2006)
No sooner has the Doctor said a tear-stained farewell to Rose Tyler than he finds himself face-to-face with a woman dressed in a fluffy white wedding frock. Who is she? Who is she supposed to be marrying? And how did she get on board the TARDIS?
8am/7c: Voyage of the Damned (2007)
Kylie Minogue joins Doctor Who to play Astrid, a waitress on a doomed spaceship that eerily resembles the Titanic. When a meteor hits, Astrid and The Doctor must protect the survivors from and prevent the whole ship from crashing to Earth.
9:30am/8:30c: The End of Time, Parts 1 & 2 (2009)
It’s the Tenth Doctor’s final journey – but his nemesis, The Master, has been reborn. A terrible shadow falls across the Universe as great danger approaches, and the Doctor faces the end of his life as the Master’s plans hurtle out of control.
12:30/11:30c: A Christmas Carol (2010)
Amy and Rory are trapped on a crashing space liner, and the only way The Doctor can rescue them is to save the soul of a lonely old miser. But is Kazran Sardick, the richest man in Sardicktown, beyond redemption? And what is lurking in the fogs?
1:50/12:50c: The Doctor, The Widow and The Wardrobe (2011)
Evacuated to a house in Dorset from war-torn London, Madge Arwell and her two children, Lily and Cyril, are greeted by a madcap caretaker whose mysterious Christmas gift leads them into a magical wintry world.
3:10/2:10c: The Snowmen (2012)
Christmas Eve 1892, and a chilling menace threatens humankind – but with the Doctor in mourning, it takes old friends and an unorthodox young governess to get him fighting to save the world again.
4:30/3:30c: The Time Of The Doctor (2013)
The Doctor must sacrifice everything to save a town called Christmas from the Time Lord’s greatest enemies.
5:50/4:50c: Last Christmas (2014) The Twelfth Doctor makes his debut in BBC America’s time-honored Doctor Who Christmas special. Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman and guest star Nick Frost strap in for a dangerous sleigh ride through space and time in the Steven Moffat helmed special.
7:10/6:10c: The Husbands of River Song (2015) It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony, and the Doctor is hiding from Christmas Carols and Comedy Antlers. But when a crashed spaceship calls upon the Doctor, he finds himself recruited into River Song’s squad and into a chase across the galaxy.
8:30/7:30c: The Return of Doctor Mysterio (2016) The Doctor join forces with a masked Superhero for an epic New York adventure. With brain-swapping aliens poised to attack, the Doctor and Nardole link up with an investigative reporter and a mysterious figure known only as The Ghost.