During this evening’s Children in Need telethon in England, the first trailer for this year’s Doctor Who christmas special was shown. Really, it looks completely fantastic. Even better news is that BBC America will broadcast the special at 9 PM on December 25th here stateside as well! This marks the first time a Doctor Who episode has been aired in America on the same day of its British airing. BBC America will also be playing a marathon of previous Doctor Who christmas specials as well as some fan-favorite episodes from the new series starting on the 24th as well as this years Doctor Who Prom, a special concert for the series which occurred earlier this year in England.