via GIPHYThis won't be the first time the beloved sci-fi series has played on New Year's. The second part of David Tennant's sendoff episode, "The End of Time," aired on New Year's Day in 2010 to 12.27 millionÂ viewers.BBC hasn't officially confirmed the news, but the pieces seem to align on this one. What we do know for certain is that Jodie Whittaker will conclude her first completed season as the Thirteenth Doctor on December 9 in a Chibnall-directed episode titled "The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos."What do you think about the lack of a Doctor Who Christmas special this year? Does the news make you sad, or do you think a New Year's special could be a fun new direction for the show? Share your thoughts in the comments below!