Who's going to replace Steven Moffat as Doctor Who showrunner?

Steven Moffat's been in charge of Doctor Who's storytelling since 2010, and he's probably nearing the end of his tenure. So everybody's wondering who could take over this insanely demanding job, when the show regenerates next time. Let's break down seven prospects, in order of most likely to least likely. » 1/17/14 12:45pm 1/17/14 12:45pm

This was a fitting end to the Matt Smith era of Doctor Who

In many ways, "Time of the Doctor" doesn't just conclude the story that's been running since Matt Smith's first episode of Doctor Who — it also sums up Smith's tenure as the ageless Time Lord. The good parts as well as the bad parts. Spoilers ahead... » 12/25/13 8:10pm 12/25/13 8:10pm

The Time War is hell in the newest Doctor Who minisode

This second Doctor Who 50th anniversary special prequel short, titled "The Last Day," isn't quite as mind-blowing as the first one, but it does take us to Gallifrey at the very beginning of the Time War. Suffice it to say Steven Moffat is clearly not letting the Time Lords off easy. Any other clues you guys can spot? » 11/20/13 11:05am 11/20/13 11:05am

Could Peter Capaldi really be the final face of Doctor Who?

Of course not. But Steven Moffat reportedly told people last night that it's official that the Doctor, that alien time traveler, can only change his shape a dozen times. With John Hurt added as a previously unknown incarnation, that makes Peter Capaldi the Last Doctor. » 8/22/13 3:22pm 8/22/13 3:22pm

A unified theory to explain the casting of every new Doctor Who

So, your friendly neighborhood post-apocalyptic fake mailman has been hanging out in this place called Bridge City, which I swear to god is run by Tom Petty. He won’t admit it, but he keeps singing “Free Fallin’” and it’s driving me goddamned crazy. If I don’t hear “Mary Jane’s Last Dance” soon I’m throwing him off his … » 8/07/13 8:10am 8/07/13 8:10am

Steven Moffat promises closure on his Doctor Who storylines THIS YEAR

There are a lot of dangling plotlines on Doctor Who, going back to Matt Smith's first story. Why did the TARDIS blow up? Why were the Silence so keen to kill the Doctor before he answered the First Question? And showrunner Steven Moffat promises that everything will be explained this Christmas. » 7/26/13 12:23pm 7/26/13 12:23pm

Don't set aside a weekend to watch the missing Doctor Who episodes yet

For the past couple weeks, the internet has been ablaze with rumors that 90 of the 106 deleted episodes of Doctor Who had been recovered. Sadly, Philip Morris, the man who was rumored to have found the episodes, has denied it outright. » 6/24/13 2:32pm 6/24/13 2:32pm

What We Want From Doctor Who's Next Doctor

This will be the saddest Christmas: Matt Smith has announced that he's stepping down as the star of Doctor Who at the end of the Christmas special. Smith is irreplaceable, but already people are speculating on names to replace him. We have no idea who will take the role, but here's what we'd like to see from the… » 6/04/13 1:00pm 6/04/13 1:00pm

Sarah Connor needs to tell Doctor Who there's no fate but what we make

Seriously, you know what would have been awesome on last night's Doctor Who? If Sarah Connor had popped up, preferably the Lena Headey version, and told the Doctor and his friends there's "no fate but what we make." And then blown up the Great Intelligence with a pipe bomb or something. That's not what happened, though. » 5/19/13 12:03pm 5/19/13 12:03pm

The Central Problem With Steven Moffat's Doctor Who

This Saturday, we witness the end of Steven Moffat's third season as Doctor Who showrunner. And what an ambitious run thus far: a single story, starting with the crack and leading up to the Doctor's greatest mystery. You have to admire the boldness and cleverness of Moffat's plan. There's just one huge problem with all … » 5/16/13 1:25pm 5/16/13 1:25pm