<p>Amy Pond (Karen Gillan)&nbsp;comes to America on &quot;Doctor Who.&quot;</p>

Amy Pond (Karen Gillan) comes to America on "Doctor Who."

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Interview: 'Doctor Who' co-star Karen Gillan

Does Amy Pond love the Doctor more, or her husband Rory?

Tomorrow night at 9, BBC America premieres the new season of "Doctor Who," and today I have the last of my three video interviews with the show's stars. You can find my Matt Smith interview here and here, and my chat with Alex Kingston here and here. Now it's time for Karen Gillan, who plays the Doctor's fiery companion Amy Pond.

I spoke with Gillan in BBC America's New York offices about Amy's feelings for both the Doctor and her husband Rory, growing up as part of the UK's lost generation that didn't know "Doctor Who," her Scottish accent, and more. 

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<p>Alec Baldwin and Dean Winters in &quot;30 Rock.&quot;</p>

Alec Baldwin and Dean Winters in "30 Rock."

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'30 Rock' - '100': Memories of me

Both '30 Rock' and 'TGS' celebrate a milestone in bumpy fashion

A review of last night's 100th episode of "30 Rock" coming up just as soon as I own the Buffalo Bills...

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<p>You could win the most recent season and Christmas special of &quot;Doctor Who&quot;&nbsp;on Blu-ray or DVD.</p>

You could win the most recent season and Christmas special of "Doctor Who" on Blu-ray or DVD.

Contest: Win 'Doctor Who' season 5 & the Christmas special on Blu-ray or DVD

What 'Who' fan doesn't want some Matt Smith and Karen Gillan on their shelves?

For the last few days, I've been posting interviews with the cast of "Doctor Who" (look for Karen Gillan around 1 Eastern) in advance of the season 6 premiere tomorrow night at 9 on BBC America. In addition to those interviews, I have one other goodie to share with you: I have 2 copies of season 5 (the first with Matt Smith and Gillan) and the most recent Christmas special on Blu-ray, and 2 more on DVD.

We're going to do it as a trivia contest, and since Google has rendered pretty much any such trivia question ridiculously simple, we'll choose 4 winners at random from the correct answers (the first 2 drawn will get the Blu-ray copies, unless you request a DVD instead), rather than whomever writes in first. So send your answer to the following question, along with your full name and other contact info (snail mail, phone #, etc., and your format preference), to info@hitfix.com sometime between now and Monday at 9 a.m. Eastern:

Name all the male characters, other than the Doctor himself in his various faces, to travel aboard the TARDIS for more than one episode of the modern (i.e., Christopher Eccleston and Russell Davies onward) TV show. (First names only are fine.)

We're disabling comments on this post to keep people from discussing the answers.

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<p>Gabe (Zach Woods)&nbsp;has an awkward moment at the Dundies.</p>

Gabe (Zach Woods) has an awkward moment at the Dundies.

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'The Office' - 'Michael's Last Dundies': Remember to call

The staff pays tribute to their boss in a touching but uneven episode

A review of last night's "The Office" coming up just as soon as I love banter but hate witty banter...

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<p>Amy Poehler and Aziz Ansari on &quot;Parks and Recreation.&quot;</p>

Amy Poehler and Aziz Ansari on "Parks and Recreation."

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'Parks and Recreation' - 'Soulmates': Me and you, Boo

A dating site says Tom is Leslie's perfect match?

A review of tonight's "Parks and Recreation" coming up just as soon as we get in my go-go mobile...

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<p>One of many &quot;Community&quot;&nbsp;adventures we somehow missed this year.</p>

One of many "Community" adventures we somehow missed this year.

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'Community' - 'Paradigms of Human Memory': Remember the time?

A clever, hilarious parody of sitcom clip shows - and 'Community' season 2 itself

My review of tonight's "Community" coming up just as soon as a leprechaun takes my clothes...

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<p>Matt Smith and Alex Kingston on location in Utah for &quot;Doctor Who.&quot;</p>

Matt Smith and Alex Kingston on location in Utah for "Doctor Who."

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Interview: 'Doctor Who' co-star Alex Kingston, Part 2

On growing up with the Doctor and playing his 'most elusive' companion

Here's part 2 of my interview with "Doctor Whorecurring guest star Alex Kingston. (Part 1 is here.) Because Kingston's a bit older than Matt Smith and Karen Gillan, the original "Doctor Who" series was an actual part of her childhood, and we talk about that, River Song's unique position among the history of the Doctor's companions, and more.

Enjoy. Back tomorrow with a few words from Amy Pond.

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<p>Alex Kingston from &quot;Doctor Who.&quot;</p>

Alex Kingston from "Doctor Who."

Interview: 'Doctor Who' co-star Alex Kingston, Part 1

On filming in Monument Valley, keeping secrets from her co-stars and more

As I explained yesterday, the new season of "Doctor Who- the first one to air day-and-date in both American and the UK, and the first to feature filming on location in America - debuts on BBC America on Saturday night at 9. And last week, I went to BBC America's New York offices to interview Matt Smith, Alex Kingston and Karen Gillan. I posted the Smith interview in two parts yesterday, and Gillan will be posted tomorrow.

Today, though, it's Alex Kingston's turn. She's not a regular castmember, but producer Steven Moffat has made her time-traveling archaeologist character River Song just as important as the ongoing companions - in some ways more, since River and the Doctor have such a complicated, and possibly intimate, relationship.

In part 1 of the interview (part 2 is here), Kingston and I talk about how it felt to film in Monument Valley, at what stages she's learned things about River and the Doctor's relationship that even Smith doesn't know, and more.

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<p>Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis C.K. in &quot;Talking Funny.&quot;</p>

Ricky Gervais, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock and Louis C.K. in "Talking Funny."

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Review: HBO's 'Talking Funny' an insightful, entertaining hour about stand-up comedy

Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais discuss their profession, no holds barred

I'm a decent interviewer, and certainly better than in my younger years when most of my interviews amounted to little more than a tape-recorded version of "The Chris Farley Show." ("Remember when Sipowicz called that guy a hump? That was awesome!") Still, no matter how skilled I get at asking the right questions in the right order, I can never shake the feeling that, because I don't share a common frame of reference with my subjects, there's only so deep our conversations can go. Even in the midst of a long, involved, interesting discussion, there will inevitably come a point where I can see in my subject's eyes, or hear in their voices, that sense of, "I wish I could explain it to you, but you really had to be there and do what I've done."

Because that's a barrier I usually can't cross, I've always been a sucker for subject-on-subject interviews, where a pair of people from the same field, usually at the same level of fame and often familiar with each other in real life, sit down, shoot the breeze and - if they're done right - ask each other the sorts of questions that would never occur to me no matter how much research I did.

HBO's new special "Talking Funny," which debuts Friday night at 9, is a classic example of how effective that approach can be. The concept is simple: Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Louis C.K. and Ricky Gervais sit on a living room set and spend an hour discussing their approaches to stand-up comedy.

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<p>Jay has a point to make on &quot;Modern Family.&quot;&nbsp;</p>

Jay has a point to make on "Modern Family." 

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'Modern Family' - 'Someone to Watch Over Lily': Keep yourself alive

Paint cans, pierced ears and a rock-climbing wall figure into one of the season's best episodes

Haven't written about "Modern Family" in a while, but the show also hasn't had an episode as strong as last night's in a while. A quick review coming up just as soon as it looks like the paint can stopped moving...

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