It’s not long now until Ncuti Gatwa’s iteration of the Doctor is officially revealed in its full glory this November.
Such as the return of David Tennant’s Doctor alongside the fellow return of past companion Donna Noble played by Catherine Tate.
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Most fan questions will remain unanswered until the series officially premieres, however, one answer has been recently revealed.
That is the question as to how many episodes season 14 will have seeing that the episode counts in recent seasons have fluctuated over the years.
Doctor Who’s Season 14 Episode Count Revealed
Doctor Who showrunner Russell T. Davies confirmed with the show’s official magazine that the 14th season will contain a total of 8 episodes.
All five blocks in production, with eight regular episodes plus four Specials in varying states of readiness.Russell T. Davies
Officially making the upcoming season the second-ever shortest season to be seen out of the entire Doctor Who series.
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The count itself does make sense though when compared to modern TV shows such as Stranger Things, and The Last of Us, among various others.
This seems to be the new way of telling stories through the medium of series as budgets go up and episode counts go down.
Source: Doctor Who Magazine