WATCH: Recap of BBC America’s ‘Doctor Who’ Premiere in New York

The first episode of the new season of ‘Doctor Who’ is premiered at the Ziegfeld Theatre, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012 in New York. (Gary He/Insider Images for BBC Americas)

BBC AMERICA’s cameras were capturing every moment from last Saturday’s U.S. premiere screening of “Asylum of the Daleks,” the Doctor Who season opener that the rest of the country will see this coming Saturday (September 1) at 9/8c on BBC AMERICA. From the fans waiting in line, to the lifting of those DeLorean doors to reveal Matt Smith and Karen Gillan, to the Q&A moderated by Chris Hardwick, here’s a play-by-play of what took place that evening in New York City:

Note: watch the full Q&A on the Nerdist YouTube Channel on Saturday at 10/9c after the Doctor Who premiere on BBC AMERICA!

Here’s a preview of the Nerdist Channel’s Doctor Who-eekend!, which begins Friday with Doctor Who vs. Nerdist bowling. And somehow, in this weekend’s events, ALTON BROWN from Food Network shows up for a bit of Time Lord cuisine:

That’s pretty full-on, isn’t it? Unburden yourself of your excitement below:

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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