A series of trailers will be broadcast across the week, with the exclusive Doctor Who preview scheduled to premier on Thursday 2nd August on BBC One.
Danny Cohen, Controller, BBC One says: “The London 2012 London Olympics provides a rare and unique opportunity to showcase some of BBC One’s very best forthcoming programmes to our audiences.
Ben Stephenson, Controller, BBC Drama Commissioning adds: “BBC One drama offers audiences the most vibrant and most original home grown drama in Britain today. This upcoming range of new drama titles are the very best of British, made with ambition and scale that I hope will capture the imagination of our audiences with the same spirit as the London 2012 Olympics.”
The broadcaster has not announced when Doctor Who will return for its five episode Autumn run, however Matt Smith said that the seventh series will start in August. Saturday 25th is heavily rumored to be the air date for Steven Moffat's Asylum of the Daleks.
(Source: BBC Media Centre)