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Disney in Talks With BBC to Stream ‘Doctor Who’ Series

  • Disney looking to bulk up on established entertainment
  • BBC would also air the program along with Disney+ service
Ncuti Gatwa 

Ncuti Gatwa 

Photographer: Jeff Spicer/Getty Images  

Walt Disney Co. is in discussions with the British Broadcasting Corp. about acquiring the streaming rights to a new “Doctor Who” series.

The talks are in the early stages and there’s no guarantee a deal will be reached, according to people with knowledge of the matter who asked not to be identified because the discussions are private. The show would potentially air globally on the Disney+ streaming service. The BBC would also air the program.