" Moffat says that Spielberg was "lovely" about his decision. In 2012 he was awarded the BAFTA Special Award. In the Doctor Who Magazine reader poll for the 2007 series Moffat was voted as best writer and "Blink" as the best story.
In 2012 he was awarded the BAFTA Special Award. A lifelong fan of Doctor Who Moffat has written several episodes of the revived version and succeeded Russell T Davies as lead writer and executive producer when production of its fifth series began in 2009.