doctor who christmas special 2012 snowmen bbc america 'Doctor Who' Christmas special 2012: 'Snowmen' image and posterThe annual “Doctor Who” Christmas special looks to serve up some holiday horror this year. At least that’s how it looks judging by a brand new image of the titular terror from “The Snowmen.”

This year’s special also formally introduces the Doctor’s new companion Clara (Jenna-Louise Coleman) and guest stars Richard E. Grant as big bad Doctor Simeon (the brains behind the evil snowmen).

Be sure to check out all the available “Doctor Who: The Snowmen” photos and watch the trailer and prequel before the Christmas special’s U.S. premiere Dec. 25 on BBC America.

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