BBC America has announced that the next Doctor Who, the 13th, will be announced on Sunday 16th of July, 2017. The next Doctor will follow in the steps of Peter Capaldi. Capaldi’s last turn as the Doctor will be this year’s Doctor Who Christmas Special (airs on December 25th).
Steven Moffat will step down as the series showrunner to make way for Chris Chibnall. Chibnall is a seasoned Doctor Who veteran with numerous episodes under his belt.
“Meet the 13th Doctor after the Wimbledon Men’s Final on Sunday, July 16.”
— BBC America (@BBCAMERICA) July 14, 2017