8 July 2011 2:10 PM, PDT | Planet Fury | See recent Planet Fury news »

It's an exciting day for all the Whovians out there. Tonight at 10 p.m. (Et/Pt), the fourth season of the Doctor Who spinoff Torchwood premieres on the Starz network. Dubbed Torchwood: Miracle Day, the new season of this cult favorite is set in America. And to add insult to injury, it won't air on U.K. telly until July 14 — just one more reason for the Brits to hate us Yanks.

For those Philistines not acquainted with this series, Torchwood concerns itself with a group of extraterrestrial hunters from the Torchwood Institute, a covert organization whose purpose is to protect the Earth from alien threats. Returning for this new series is Torchwood leader Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), his partner Gwen Cooper (Eve Myles) and her husband Rhys Williams (Kai Owen). Other returning characters include PC Andy Davidson, now a sergeant (Tom Price), and Gwen’s parents (William Thomas and »

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