June 2, 2009
BBC America has announced that Torchwood: Children of Earth and Planet of the Dead will be part of the programming that will launch new HD channel BBC America HD.
Children of Earth will air on the week commencing 20 July, with Planet of the Dead airing on the following Sunday.
February 14, 2009
In DWM 405, it is announced that starting from Planet of the Dead, Doctor Who is to be shot in High Definition (HD). Torchwood is already in HD, but Doctor Who was delayed because of the high number of effects shots.
More cast names were announced for Planet of the Dead – Reginald Tsiboe, Ellen Thomas, Victoria Alcock, Daniel Kaluuya, David Ames, Keith Parry, Adam James, Glenn Doherty and James Layton.
It is also announced that for part of the third series of The Sarah Jane Adventures, K9 will make an appearance, in approximately half the episodes.