February 28, 2017
Event to Feature Exclusive Bonus Content
New York – February 28, 2017 – Presented by Fathom Events, the Doctor is back on the big screen with BBC AMERICA’s Doctor Who: Season 10 Premiere, starring Peter Capaldi, who will be joined by new companion Pearl Mackie (Bill) and returning alien companion Matt Lucas (Nardole). Following BBC AMERICA’s television premiere on Saturday, April 15 at 9/8c, the episode will play in movie theaters nationwide for two nights only – with exclusive bonus content to be announced – on Monday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. local time both days.
Tickets for Doctor Who: Season 10 Premiere can be purchased online beginning Friday, March 10, 2017 by visiting www.FathomEvents.com, or at participating theater box offices. A list of theater locations will be available on the Fathom Events website on Friday, March 10 (theaters and participants are subject to change).
“The Season 10 Premiere will mark the 15th theatrical event we have presented from our partners at BBC Worldwide North America,” Fathom Events Vice President of Programming Kymberli Frueh said. “These Doctor Who events acts as the perfect fan meet-ups, giving Whovians a chance to celebrate the new season and see special bonuses that aren’t available anywhere else.”
The Doctor Who: Season 10 Premiere is written and executive produced by Steven Moffat, executive produced by Brian Minchin, produced by Peter Bennett and directed by Lawrence Gough. The season was shot in Cardiff at BBC Wales Roath Lock Studios. Doctor Who is produced by BBC Studios Wales in co-production with BBC AMERICA.
For more information, please contact:
BBC Worldwide North America
Jessica Nelson / Katherine Schwappach
720-262-2753 / 720-262-2713
firstname.lastname@example.org / email@example.com
About BBC Worldwide North America
BBC Worldwide North America is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programming in return for rights. The company operates four businesses in the territory – linear and digital content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and two studios based in Los Angeles – BBC Worldwide Productions, responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars and the limited series The Night Of; and Adjacent Productions, producers of Life Below Zero and Ladies of London, among others. The company also owns a 50.1% share in cable channel BBC AMERICA through a joint venture with AMC Networks.
About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is recognized as the leading domestic distributor of event cinema with participating affiliate theaters in all 100 of the top Designated Market Areas®, and ranks as one of the largest overall distributors of content to movie theaters. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC) (known collectively as AC JV, LLC), Fathom Events offers a variety of one-of-a-kind entertainment events such as live, high-definition performances of the Metropolitan Opera, dance and theatre productions like the Bolshoi Ballet and National Theatre Live, sporting events like Copa America Centenario, concerts with artists like Michael Bublé, Rush and Mötley Crüe, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics film series and inspirational events such as To Joey With Love and Kirk Cameron’s Revive US. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes and offers unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live digital broadcast network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 896 locations and 1,383 screens in 181 DMAs. For more information, visit www.fathomevents.com.