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BREAKING NEWS:BBCAmerica to Air 'Doctor Who' specials

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In a move that is mildly surprising, the American arm of the BBC (fittingly named BBC America) will be the network to premiere the five Doctor Who inter-season specials starring David Tennant before his character morphs into an even younger actor. (At this rate, he'll be played by a toddler in a couple of regenerations)
Variety's story here

Translation for those for whom Variety's abuse of the English language is intolerable:

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Well, it's official: "The Sci-Fi Channel" is really just not that in to Science Fiction

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A few days ago, "The Sci-Fi Channel" announced they'd be changing their name to "Syfy," (which a friend of mine immediately mispronounced as "Siffy") and discussed their intentions of rebranding. On the surface, it appears to be a latteral move - one embarasing name swapped out for essentially the same embarasing name spelled in illiterate fashion - and this is the kind of thing that Network Suits do all the time basically just to give themselves something to do:

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