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Although the series was not shown on any local terrestrial TV channels in '''[[wikipedia:Austria|AUSTRIA]]''', viewers could watch '''Doctor Who''' by tuning into transmissions from neighbouring countries such as [[Italy]] and [[Germany]].
 
Although the series was not shown on any local terrestrial TV channels in '''[[wikipedia:Austria|AUSTRIA]]''', viewers could watch '''Doctor Who''' by tuning into transmissions from neighbouring countries such as [[Italy]] and [[Germany]].
  
From late January 1987 the UK satellite station [[Super Channel]] was available - '''Doctor Who''' commenced on '''24 March 1987'''.
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From late January 1987 the UK satellite station [[Super Channel]] was available - '''Doctor Who''' commenced on '''24 March 1987'''. [[BBC Prime]] was also available in the mid-'''1990s'''.
  
 
According to [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116118/releaseinfo the IMDB], the '''[[TV Movie]]''' was screened in Austria on Sunday, '''24 June 2001''', but we have not been able to confirm this.  
 
According to [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0116118/releaseinfo the IMDB], the '''[[TV Movie]]''' was screened in Austria on Sunday, '''24 June 2001''', but we have not been able to confirm this.  
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==DVDs==
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The DVDs published in [[Germany#DVDs|Germany]] by Pandastorm/Polyband are also licensed for distribution in Austria through Rainbow Home Entertainment.
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==Austria in Doctor Who==
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*Napoleon fought in the Austrian wars ([[The Reign of Terror]])
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*Joseph Furst ([[The Underwater Menace]] himself, Professor - "Nuzink in ze Vorld Can Schtop Me Now!" - Zaroff) was born in Vienna, Austria.
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*Frederick Schrecker (Julius Silverstein, [[The Web of Fear]]) was born in Vienna
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*Austro-Hungarians fought in [[The War Games]]
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*Hitler annexed Austria in 1938 ([[Silver Nemesis]])
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*The Doctor says he has met Sigmund Freud ([[TV Movie]])
  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:13, 12 November 2020

Generic Super Channel listing for "Dr Who" in Austrian newspaper, Arbeiter-Zeitung, 27 March 1987

Although the series was not shown on any local terrestrial TV channels in AUSTRIA, viewers could watch Doctor Who by tuning into transmissions from neighbouring countries such as Italy and Germany.

From late January 1987 the UK satellite station Super Channel was available - Doctor Who commenced on 24 March 1987. BBC Prime was also available in the mid-1990s.

According to the IMDB, the TV Movie was screened in Austria on Sunday, 24 June 2001, but we have not been able to confirm this.


DVDs

The DVDs published in Germany by Pandastorm/Polyband are also licensed for distribution in Austria through Rainbow Home Entertainment.


Austria in Doctor Who