Broadcasts around the World
Classic era Doctor Who has screened in the following countries; these have been identified directly from official BBC Records, anecdotal evidence or other reliable sources:
NOTE: Countries marked with X are still Under Construction, but will be added in the coming months.
Countries A to Z (with Airdates)
The following countries are those for which BBC Records clearly indicate the series was sold there, and airdates have been confirmed and recorded (even if only partially) in BroaDWcast:
United States of America (table of States)
For States tagged ** we have no screening details at all. The series may not have aired on a local station, but may have been available from a neighbouring state.
Countries A to Z (without Airdates)
The following countries are recorded in BBC Records, or are credited in other reputable or official sources as having aired Doctor Who, but for which we have not as yet been able to locate or confirm clear airdates:
Doctor Who was not sold per se to these countries, but it was officially available because transmissions were deliberately relayed from another country:
See also the section on the Middle East - the Arabic countries of the Persian Gulf received TV broadcasts from their neighbours.
Doctor Who aired on a number of Cable and Satellite stations:
- HBO OLE cable station serving Central and South America
- Cable and Satellite - some of which served Europe, the Middle East and Asia
Although Doctor Who did not screen on television in these countries during the date ranges covered by this web-site, it was known there because of the Peter Cushing Dalek movies, or novelisations, videos and other merchandise were available:
Each country falls into one of eight continents or global regions:
Europe (inc Mediterranean)
The "New" series of Doctor Who that was launched in 2005 has been broadcast domestically in over 40 countries, as well as reaching far wider audiences via satellite and cable stations that cover whole continents.
Our snap-shot coverage of the new series can be seen on our dedicated page: