# Similar TV Shows Like Doctor Who (2005)
Released: 26 March 2005 (UK)
Runtime: 45 Min
Taglines: The New Doctor Lands.
Genres: Adventure | Drama | Family | Mystery | Sci-Fi
Writers: Sydney Newman
Actors: Peter Capaldi , Jenna Coleman , Matt Smith
Country: UK, Canada
The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender by regenerating when near death, and their human companions.
The Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady from the race whose home planet is Gallifrey, travels through time and space in his/her ship the TARDIS (an acronym for Time and Relative Dimension In Space) with numerous companions. From time to time he/she regenerates into a new form (which is how the series has been running since the departure of the original actor, William Hartnell, in 1966).
Doctor Who is a reinvention of the long-running series of the same name that was canceled in 1989. It begins with the Ninth Doctor. The Doctor is an ancient Time Lord/Lady. He/she travels through time and space with his/her TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space). The Doctor is accompanied by companions on adventures. They will encounter some monsters, but at times they also have to save the world.