Watch the Trailer for Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor

In less than 48 hours we will know who the next Doctor is, but until then, get excited by watching BBC America’s brief trailer for the special!


The Next Doctor Will Be Announced Sunday

Matt Smith’s successor on Doctor Who is going to be revealed this Sunday, August 4th on a live special hosted by  Zoe Ball, the BBC announced earlier today.


From BBC News:

The new star of Doctor Who will be revealed in a special live programme on Sunday, the BBC has announced.

The half-hour show, presented by Zoe Ball, will feature an interview with the new lead, as well as 11th Doctor Matt Smith and executive producer Steven Moffat.

“The decision is made and the time has come to reveal who’s taking over the Tardis,” Moffat said.

“For the last of the Time Lords, the clock is striking twelve.”

Doctor Who Live: The Next Doctor, is on BBC One at 7pm on 4 August.

According to the official announcement, Ball “will unveil the 12th Doctor in the first ever interview in front of a live studio audience set against the backdrop of a swirling vortex, amongst Daleks and the Tardis”.

The special will also air live on BBC America at 2pm ET/11am PT for American viewers.  Any ideas on who will portray the next Doctor?  Let us know in the comments section below!