WPTV

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Variety, 16 August 1978 Variety1978.JPG WPTV was one of the first stations to purchase the Tom Baker stories
WPTV
Network: NBC Channel(s): 5
First airing: 1978 Last airing: 1980?

== AIRDATES ==
The Palm Beach Post-Times, July 22, 1978


  • 22 July 1978: The magazine Back Stage reported that WPTV "preempted the entire evening when it aired a marathon of ... Dr. Who". If they did, they didn't let the press know (see listings right)
  • 24 July 1978: The Hand of Fear is shown as a "test" to see how the show might be received by American audiences.
  • 9 September 1978: The Tom Baker stories begin airing Saturdays at 1:00pm.
  • 4 June 1979: After six months off, the series returns, weekday mornings at 6:30.
  • 8 September 1979: The series shifts to Saturdays at noon.
  • 27 January 1980: A Sunday noon run begins.
  • 26 November 1980: Back to weekday mornings ...
  • 15 March 1981: ... interrupted by a Sunday night run.
  • 31 July 1981: The series ends.


1978-08-26 Palm Beach Post.jpg
Palm Beach Post-Times, Aug. 26 [sic], 1978