06:28 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 12/19/2013 04:00PM
Daleks aren't traditionally known for their holiday spirit.
But maybe this one had a change of heart – at least temporarily.
Originally posted 08/05/2013 03:45PM
Peter Capaldi is going from spin doctor to Doctor Who.
The BBC announced Sunday that the Scottish actor, best known as venom-spitting political fixer Malcolm Tucker in the sitcom The Thick of It and its film spin-off, In the Loop, is the new star of Doctor Who, the famed sci-fi series soon to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
The identity of the new Doctor had been the subject of frantic speculation, and the revelation was made with fanfare befitting one of Britain's best-known shows – during a live dinnertime TV broadcast.
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