'Doctor Who' Season 6 premieres April 23 on BBC America

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One the bigger benefits of living in this increasingly smaller world is getting British TV series on a shorter delay.

So it shouldn't be much of a surprise, after the same-day airing of the 2010 "Doctor Who" Christmas special in both the U.S. and the U.K., BBC America will premiere Season 6 of the series on the same day as Brits as well.

As EW first reported, new "Who" will be on the tube Saturday, April 23, at 9 p.m ET. And the season kicks off with the highly anticipated two-parter in 1960s Utah, the first the series has ever filmed on U.S. soil.

This means that fans can count on not just the Doctor ( Matt Smith), Amy ( Karen Gillan) and Rory ( Arthur Darvill) in the premiere, we'll also get the return of the increasingly present River Song ( Alex Kingston). Head over here for a refresher trailer, and, of course, here's this ominous, punny poster:

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Photo/Video credit: BBC America
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