Yesterday was the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who, the longest running science fiction TV show in history. To celebrate this occasion, BBC has released a 50th anniversary episode that was simulcast across TV and movie theater screens worldwide. The episode was watched by 10.61 million viewers and set a Guinness World Record for “the world’s largest ever simulcast of a TV drama”.
Featuring the 50th anniversary episode, this special collection is the definitive celebration of five decades of adventures through space and time with the Doctor and his companions. First broadcast in 1963, Doctor Who is the world’s longest-running sci-fi show and is watched by an estimated 80 million viewers in 206 countries across the globe. Discover the rich history of the Time Lord in Doctor Who Revisited, enjoy the best of Murray Gold’s musical score in Doctor Who at the Proms and see how the show began in the drama An Adventure in Space and Time, written by Mark Gatiss. Finally, Matt Smith and David Tennant co-star in the spectacular feature-length anniversary episode – The Day of the Doctor.
Just in case you missed the episode, iTunes is now offering the episode via iTunes along with several other special videos to help to celebrate the occasion. Chec out the Doctor Who: The 50th Anniversary Collection here