Nickelodeon has confirmed it has picked up the rights to The Sarah Jane Adventures, another spin-off from Doctor Who.
It will premiere Friday October 31 at 7pm.
The series stars Elisabeth Sladen who first appeared in the role in 1973 as a regular companion of the Third and Fourth Doctors. Sladen also appears in the season finale of Who on the ABC this Sunday night.
Pitched as a children’s series, the spin-off began with a special in January 2007 in the UK before the full series aired later in September. A second season launches next week in the UK.
From the team that brought you the original ‘Doctor Who’ comes the spin-off series, Sarah Jane Adventures. Sarah Jane Smith is a truly remarkable woman. A former journalist and companion to Doctor Who, she inhabits a world of mystery, danger and wonder. A world where aliens are commonplace and the Earth is constantly under threat.
Sarah Jane’s young friends – Maria, Luke and Clyde – are put in a world that they couldn’t have imagined before they meet Sarah Jane. Nothing will ever be ordinary for them again as they join her and become embroiled in a world of adventure, mystery, alien objects and monsters.
From the monstrous Slitheen, to the mysterious veiled Abbess and the sinister Mrs Wormwood, Sarah Jane and her companions fight to confound Earth’s foes – with a little help from Mr Smith her highly advanced alien computer, her newly (and genetically grown) adopted son Luke Smith, a sonic lipstick, which can open locked doors and her scanner watch, which can detect alien lifeforms and identify them.
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