From left, Ryan Sinclair (Tosin Cole), The Doctor (Jodie Whittaker), Graham O'Brien (Bradley Walsh) and Yasmin Khan (Mandip Gill) in the 11th season of "Doctor Who." (Image Credit: Sophie Mutevelian)

The BBC has announced that Doctor Who will return on Oct. 7. Yes, that's a Sunday. And, yes, the show is moving to Sunday nights for the first time. And, double yes, that applies to BBC One as well as BBC America. The exact air time for the upcoming season of Doctor Who has yet to be announced. (And the air date will vary by country, too.)

The new season kicks off with "The Woman Who Fell To Earth," an obvious nod to Jodie Whittaker playing the new Doctor, and the first woman to serve as the Doctor as well.

Doctor Who to land on Sunday 7 October 2018

THE WOMAN WHO FELL TO EARTH.

The last time viewers saw the Doctor, she was falling from her TARDIS so it's about time for the Doctor to land. This time it's all change, as Doctor Who is moving to Sunday nights, launching on Sunday 7th October.

Never before in the show's history has an entire series descended to earth on a Sunday. This year marks a brand new era with a new Showrunner, a new Doctor, new friends and a whole host of new monsters – so it's only fitting that the new Time Lord will land in a new time zone on BBC One.

Chris Chibnall, Showrunner said "New Doctor, new home! Jodie Whittaker's Doctor is about to burst into Sunday nights — and make the end of the weekend so much more exciting. Get everybody's homework done, sort out your Monday clothes, then grab some special Sunday night popcorn, and settle down with all of the family for Sunday night adventures across space and time. (Also, move the sofa away from the wall so parents can hide behind it during the scary bits). The Thirteenth Doctor is falling from the sky and it's going to be a blast."

Charlotte Moore, Director of BBC Content said: "With Chris Chibnall at the helm and Jodie Whittaker's arrival as the new Doctor we are heralding a brand new era for the show and so it feels only right to give it a new home on Sunday nights at the heart of BBC One's Autumn schedule. "

Showrunner Chris Chibnall has written the first episode of the brand new series which is titled "The Woman Who Fell to Earth". With the Doctor on her way it's only a matter of time before viewers can enjoy being transported out of this world this autumn.