BBC Worldwide Americas and the United States channel, the Sci Fi Channel, have announced yesterday that the first season of cult series Dr. Who has been sold to the Sci Fi Channel for airing in the US.
The remake of the successful series, starring Christopher Eccleston and Billie Piper, will air in March in the United States. The Sci Fi Channel also has the option of buying the second season, starring David Tennant as the Doctor.
Sci Fi Channel spokesperson, Thomas P Vitale, said: "With its rich history of imaginative storytelling, Doctor Who is a true sci-fi classic. We're excited to add the show to our line up."