"Resolution" is the holiday special of the UK sci-fi drama Doctor Who. It aired on BBC One on January 1, 2019. Wayne Yip directed the episode, written by lead writer and executive producer Chris Chibnall. It is the first episode in the history of the series to be aired as a special Christmas instead of Christmas. It is also the only episode to air in 2019, as the twelfth season is scheduled to air in early 2020.