GET READY FOR A NEW DOSE OF DOC MARTIN ALL-NEW SEASON SIX PREMIERES ON KCET FEB. 6 AT 8 PM | KCET
GET READY FOR A NEW DOSE OF DOC MARTIN ALL-NEW SEASON SIX PREMIERES ON KCET FEB. 6 AT 8 PM
KCET will continue to
dedicate its Thursday line-up to all-things Martin Clunes leading into the premiere,
including the debut of two specials "Doc Martin & The Legend of the
Cloutie," and "Doc Martin Revealed."
Burbank, CA -
Nov. 27, 2013 -Southern California audiences will get a new dose of their
favorite British dramedy, DOC MARTIN, starring Martin Clunes, when the all-new Season 6 premieres on KCET on Feb.
6, 2014 at 8 p.m. KCET will also
debut several special programs starring the versatile actor leading up to the
of the highest-rated regular series on public television in Los Angeles, and
the most popular weekly show on KCET, DOC MARTIN stars Clunes as Doctor Martin
Ellingham, a cranky blood-phobic surgeon-turned-village doctor. His tactless
bedside manner leaves a trail of outraged patients,
angry relatives and frightened dogs behind him in the sleepy village of
Portwenn, England. His love interest, school headmistress
Louisa Glasson, played by Caroline Catz, continues to grapple with Martin's
abrasive personality as she tries to make sense of their new life together with
baby James Henry.
Fortunately, viewers won't have to wait
until February to get their Clunes fix. Beginning
Dec. 5, 2013, every Thursday night KCET will feature programs starring the
popular British actor starting with a DOC MARTIN Season 5 reboot:
will continue its popular "Bad Martin/Good Martin" programming block with the
reboot of DOC
MARTIN Season 5, which will be followed by the remaining
four episodes of WILLIAM AND MARY Season
2, currently airing on KCET. WILLIAM AND MARY
charming British romance series that stars Clunes as a bass-playing undertaker
in love with a midwife. Dec. 5-26, 2013 at 8 p.m.
premieres "Doc Martin & The Legend of the Cloutie," a special movie that
predates the series (2003). DOC MARTIN's
character, then called Doctor Bamford,
has had enough of village life and is desperate for distance from inquisitive
Cornish neighbors, so he attempts to buy Tregunnt Farm some miles away. Jan.
2, 2014, at 8 p.m.
will pair the remaining four episodes of DOC MARTIN Season 5
with a series of Martin
Clunes specials, including:
o "Martin Clunes: Man to Manta"--Clunes
swims with the sea's most enormous and enigmatic creatures. Jan. 9 at 8:46 p.m.
o "Martin Clunes: Lemurs of Madagascar"--Clunes'
urgent plight to save this rare and endearing species. Jan.16 at 8:46 p.m.
o "Martin Clunes: Heavy Horsepower"--Clunes
trains two Clydesdales to work on his farm. He travels to various places where
large work horses are still used, including New Orleans and the famous Budweiser
Clydesdale team. Jan. 23 at 8:46 p.m.
o "Doc Martin Revealed" (premiere)--behind-the-scenes footage from the newest DOC MARTIN Season 6, shot on location in Port Isaac, Cornwall,
England. Viewers get inside access to the actors and crew as they film sequences
on the balcony at Large's Restaurant and in the nearby pub that doubles for the
Crab & Lobster. Jan. 30 at 8:46
much-anticipated premiere of DOC MARTIN Season 6
on Feb. 6 at 8 p.m.:
Martin Mania Recap:
DEC. 5 @ 8 p.m. DOC MARTIN Season 5 Reboots
DEC. 26 @ 8:46 p.m.: Final episode Season 2 of WILLIAM AND MARY
JAN. 2 @ 8 p.m.: "Doc Martin & The Legend of the Cloutie"
JAN. 9 @ 8:46 p.m.: "Martin Clunes: Man to Manta"
JAN. 16 @ 8:46 p.m.: "Martin Clunes: Lemurs of Madagascar"
JAN. 23 @ 8:46 p.m.: "Martin Clunes: Heavy Horsepower"
JAN. 30 @ 8:46 p.m.: "Doc Martin Revealed"
FEB. 6 @ 8 p.m.: DOC
MARTIN Season 6 Debut
DOC MARTIN airs exclusively on KCET in Southern and Central
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