Monday, April 18, 2011

SciFi Daily - BBC America Schedule Week Apr 18 '11 - Star Trek: The Next Generation, X-Files, Doctor Who

Source: BBC America

SciFi Daily schedule for week of April 18, 2011:

NOTE: Torchwood is not scheduled for April but it will be scheduled again in the future. ALSO, BBC America has added extra season five Doctor Who episodes this week for the season six premiere on Saturday, April 23, 2011 at 9/8C!


Star Trek: The Next Generation

Cast includes Patrick Stewart, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton, Marina Sirtis, Brent Spiner, Michael Dorn, Gates McFadden and Wil Wheaton.

Mon. Apr. 18 3:00 PM Allegiance

Picard is kidnapped by an alien force and replaced by a look-alike.

Guest stars include Stephen Markle, Reiner Schöne and Joycelyn O'Brien.

Tue. Apr. 19 3:00 PM Captain's Holiday

Picard's vacation is interrupted by Vorgon security agents (Karen Landry, Michael Champion) from the 27th century who are searching for a secret weapon hidden by its time-traveling inventor.

Guest stars include Jennifer Hetrick, Karen Landry, Michael Champion, Max Grodénchik and Deirdre Imershein.

Wed. Apr. 20 3:00 PM Tin Man

The Enterprise crew is assigned to carry a Betazoid Federation emissary (Harry Groener), who's en route to contact a newly discovered life-form called Tin Man.

Guest stars include

Thur. Apr. 21 3:00 PM Hollow Pursuits

A crew member (Dwight Schultz) acts out his frustrations in the holodeck and endangers the Enterprise by neglecting his engineering duties.

Guest stars include Michael Cavanaugh, Peter Vogt, Colm Meaney and Harry Groener.

Fri. Apr. 22 3:00 PM The Most Toys

Data's shuttlecraft explodes, but the crew is forced to proceed on its mission to aid a colony with a contaminated water supply.

Guest stars include Nehemiah Persoff, Jane Daly, Colm Meaney and Warehouse 13's Saul Rubinek.


The X-Files

Season one cast includes David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson.

Mon. Apr. 18 4:00 PM The Erlenmeyer Flask

The agents learn of a Government experiment in which humans are being injected with alien DNA.

Guest stars include Lindsey Ginter, Anne De Salvo, Jerry Hardin and William B. Davis.

Tue. Apr. 19 4:00 PM Little Green Men

Mulder leaves his new job to investigate alien contact in Puerto Rico; and Scully tries to pick up his trail after being questioned by the FBI about his disappearance.

Guest stars include Mike Gomez, Raymond J. Barry, William B. Davis and Leslie Carlson.

Wed. Apr. 20 4:00 PM The Host

Two deaths are attributed to a human-sized parasite (Darin Morgan), and the case leads officials to rethink the closing of the X-Files.

Guest stars include Darin Morgan, Matthew Bennett, Freddy Andreiuci and Don MacKay.

Thur. Apr. 21 4:00 PM Blood

A small town is rocked by a series of killing sprees by residents with no history of violence.

Guest stars include William Sanderson, John Cygan, Ashlyn Gere, George Touliatos, Bruce Harwood, Dean Haglund and Tom Braidwood.

Fri. Apr. 22 4:00 PM Sleepless

A new partner (Nicholas Lea) joins Mulder to investigate two deaths in which autopsies contradict external evidence.

Guest stars include Jon Gries, Steven Williams, Tony Todd, Don Thompson and William B. Davis.

Doctor Who BBC America

Doctor Who

Season five cast includes Matt Smith, Karen Gillan and Arthur Darvill.

Mon. Apr. 18 5:00 PM The Eleventh Hour

With his TARDIS in ruins, the newly-regenerated Doctor with the help of Amy Pond must save the world in less than twenty minutes from galactic policemen known as the Atraxi.

Guest stars include Caitlin Blackwood, Nina Wadia, Marcello Magni and Perry Benson.

Mon. Apr. 18 6:00 PM The Beast Below

The Doctor takes Amy to the future inside Starship UK, which contains in addition to British explorers, an intimidating race known as the Smilers.

Guest stars include Sophie Okonedo, Terrence Hardiman, Hannah Sharp and Alfie Field.

Tue. Apr. 19 5:00 PM The Time of Angels

The Doctor and Amy emerge from the TARDIS to find the wreck of the Byzantium spaceship. Down below the Weeping Angels are stirring, but the Doctor has someone else to contend with; none other than the mysterious Professor River Song.

Guest stars include Alex Kingston, Simon Dutton, Mike Skinner and Iain Glen.

Tue. Apr. 19 6:00 PM Flesh and Stone

The Weeping Angels surround the Doctor and his friends, forcing them to make an escape through the forest.

Guest stars include Alex Kingston, Iain Glen, David Atkins, Darren Morfitt, Mark Monero and George Russo.

Wed. Apr. 20 5:00 PM Vampires in Venice

The Doctor takes Amy and Rory on a romantic getaway to 16th-century Venice, where he encounters horde of blood-sucking vampires.

Guest stars include Helen McCrory, Lucian Msamati, Alisha Bailey and Alex Price.

Wed. Apr. 20 6:00 PM Amy's Choice

Amy faces a terrible choice when the Doctor reappears in her life after a five-year hiatus.

Guest stars include Toby Jones, Nick Hobbs, Joan Linder and Audrey Ardington.

Thur. Apr. 21 5:00 PM The Hungry Earth

A drilling project penetrates the Earth's crust with adverse consequences.

Guest stars include Neve McIntosh, Meera Syal, Robert Pugh, Nia Roberts, Alun Raglan and Sam Davies.

Thur. Apr. 21 6:00 PM Cold Blood

The Doctor and Nasreen Chaudry go deep underground and find an ancient society that has been disturbed by the drilling. They are gassed and taken prisoner just as Amy manages to free herself. The military commander of the underground reptilians, Restac, is convinced that the "apes' - their term for humans - are an invading force. Calmer heads prevail and the Doctor manages to negotiate a truce pending the transfer of prisoners which he, and some of the more pacifist members of the reptilians, hopes will lead to a lasting peace. The only problem is that Alaya, the reptile prisoner has been killed and Restac is ready to go to war.

Guest stars include Neve McIntosh, Meera Syal, Robert Pugh and Nia Roberts.

Fri. Apr. 22 5:00 PM The Lodger

No sooner does the TARDIS land on Earth that it leaves again - but without the Doctor who had just stepped outside. The Doctor soon finds himself at the home of Craig Owens, who has been advertising for a lodger. There's clearly something odd in the house with people being lured to the upstairs room, but never reappearing. The Doctor is having a good time of it and is having a bit of fun; he proves to be a rather good football player. Craig the landlord is very much in love with Sophie but can't quite bring himself to tell her. The Doctor tries to help them out. But then there's always the problem of that upstairs room.

Guest stars include James Corden, Daisy Haggard, Owen Donovan and Babatunde Aleshe.

Fri. Apr. 22 6:00 PM The Pandorica Opens

River Song returns to deliver The Doctor a serious warning from his allies: the mythical Pandorica, said to contain the most feared creature in the entire Universe, is opening.

Guest stars include Alex Kingston, Tony Curran, Bill Paterson, Ian McNeice, Sophie Okonedo and Marcus O'Donovan.

Fri. Apr. 22 7:00 PM The Big Bang

The Daleks, Cybermen and others have imprisoned in the Pandorica the most dangerous creature in the universe - the Doctor, who they say will in the future destroy the universe. Moving to 1996, a preteen Amy Pond visits a museum with her Aunt and opens the Pandorica, only to find the adult version of herself inside. Traveling back and forth in time, the Doctor tries to make sense of it all and find River Song, who is also missing. He realizes that there is only one explanation for a starless universe.

Guest stars include Alex Kingston, Caitlin Blackwood, Susan Vidler and Frances Ashman.

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