Doctor Who will have fewer episodes when Jodie Whittaker takes over the lead role next autumn.
The BBC1 series will run for 10 weeks rather than the usual 12 or 13, but each programme will last a full hour instead of 45 minutes.
Source and more: Mirror
While episode reductions often signal doom for many TV shows, the additional runtime suggests the BBC are looking to re-galvanize Doctor Who, which has a new Time Lord and showrunner. However, with spinoff show Class axed after one season, the broadcaster’s ruthlessness should never be overlooked. Stay tuned…