On 17 October, a number of things set in or relevant to the Doctor Who universe were released or published.
- 1970 - Part seven of the TV Comic story Doctor Who and the Robot was first published.
- 1979 - Doctor Who Weekly was launched by Marvel Comics with its first issue. The magazine contained the comic stories part one of Doctor Who and the Iron Legion and part one of The Return of the Daleks.
- 1991 - Timewyrm: Apocalypse was first published by Virgin Books.
- 1991 - The Gallifrey Chronicles was first published by Doctor Who Books.
- 2006 - The Doctor Who Adventures comic story Pinball Wizard was first published.
- 2007 - The Doctor Who: Battles in Time comic story Crime After Crime was first published.
- 2011 - Part one of The Man Who Never Was was first broadcast on CBBC.
- 2012 - DWDVDF 99 was first published by GE Fabbri Ltd.
- 2014 - The Doctor's Tale was first released by Big Finish.
- 2015 - The Girl Who Died was first broadcast on BBC One.