Doctor Who - New York Launch, Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman
Actors Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman of BBC's hit show Doctor Who pose at Top of the Rock at Rockefeller Center on August 15, 2014 in New York City. (Brian Ach/AP Images for BBC)

Ahead of the Doctor Who new season premiere, the Doctor Who World Tour will see Thirteenth Doctor Peter Capaldi and his onscreen companion Jenna Coleman (Clara Oswald) visiting seven cities across five continents in 12 days to publicize the upcoming season.

The itinerary included Cardiff (UK), London (UK), Seoul (South Korea), Sydney (Australia), New York (USA) and next is Mexico City (Mexico) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Yesterday (August 15, 2014) the tour arrived in New York. In the pictures we can see the shows stars, Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman, pose at Top of the Rock in New York City. There was then the Doctor Who Fan Screening Event at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York City, with Showrunner Steven Moffat, Peter Capaldi and Jenna Coleman.

The stars will be live on stage for a one-time-only fan event in Mexico City at the Teatro Metropólitan on Sunday, 17 August and in Rio de Janeiro at the Vivo Rio Auditorium on Monday, 18 August.

Doctor Who is doing well for BBC America. it is the highest-rated series and has set social media records and received numerous awards including last year’s Institutional Peabody Award.

The series has also had success off-air with more than 10 million DVDs and 8 million action figures sold globally and is the BBC’s top series on iTunes in the US and UK.

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Colin Davies

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