Littleloud Animates Doctor Who

That icon of British sci-fi TV Doctor Who is getting animated in a new 3D animated series created by Littleloud.

The six-part series of six-minute segments stars David Tennant and will premiere online on BBC Red Button starting Nov. 21 and on the Doctor Who website. The full series, then will air on CBBC and BBC HD on Dec. 5, and on BBC later this year.

The series is written by Phil Ford, and sends the Doctor to Roswell, N.M., where he finds a mysterious alien artifact that starts a rescue mission.

Also lending voices to the series are Georgia Moffet and David Warner.