Meet the new Doctor Who companion

Jenna-Louise Coleman set to travel in the TARDIS later this year

Big news today on the Doctor Who front - the BBC today announced who the new companion on Doctor Who would be for Series 7, currently filming and set to debut later in the year (in the U.S., it will likely air again on BBC America). Here's a video where you get to see and hear Jenna-Louise Coleman, who replaces Karen Gillan (Amy Pond) as The Doctor's companion:

There are some other spoiler-y news items today, like how Amy and Rory will leave the series, but I'll let you go search those out.

In case you were wondering who all of the other Who Companions were, check out this cool video that highlights them all:

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