BBC Doctor Who Branded 'Woke' and 'Unwatchable' as TV Ratings Plummet

By Bo Beard | May 15, 2024

Russell T Davies

The latest regeneration of the long-standing sci-fi show Doctor Who has sparked a division among fans. 
 

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Led by Russell T Davies and featuring the new Doctor Ncuti Gatwa and his companion Ruby (Millie Gibson), the series promised a departure from its predecessors with a significant boost in funding from Disney. 
 

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The show is now streamed in the US on Disney+, showcasing enhanced CGI and production quality in the double-bill premiere. Fans were introduced to Gatwa's Doctor and encountered new adversaries like the Bogeyman and the controversial villain Maestro (Jinkx Monsoon).