BBC AMERICA’s Critically-Acclaimed Original Series Orphan Black Adds To Cast

Justin Chatwin, James Frain and more join the clone drama TorontoNovember 25, 2014 – BBC AMERICA, in association with Space and Temple Street Productions, announced casting additions to the new season of Orphan Black. Justin Chatwin (Shameless) and James Frain (Intruders) join the channel’s hit original drama for its third season, which is… Read More

Filming Begins on The Last Kingdom

BBC AMERICA, BBC TWO and the Golden Globe® and Emmy® award-winning producers of Downton Abbey, Carnival Films, have announced that filming has begun on The Last Kingdom. A new historical 8 x 60 drama series, The Last Kingdom is an adaptation of Bernard Cornwell’s best-selling series of books “The Saxon Stories”, by BAFTA nominated and RTS award-winning writer Stephen Butchard. The… Read More

AMC NETWORKS NAMES SARAH BARNETT PRESIDENT AND GENERAL MANAGER, BBC AMERICA

New York, NY – AMC Networks today announced the appointment of Sarah Barnett to the position of President and General Manager, BBC AMERICA. As was recently announced, AMC Networks operates BBC AMERICA as a joint venture with BBC Worldwide. Currently president and general manager of AMC Networks’ SundanceTV, Barnett will begin her new role early… Read More

BBC AMERICA’s Award-Winning Original Mini-Series Luther Returns in 2015

Golden Globe®-winner Idris Elba stars in the two-part event from award-winning creator Neil Cross New York – Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Golden Globe®-winning and Emmy-nominated Idris Elba makes a welcome return to BBC AMERICA in 2015 to reprise his role of DCI John Luther, the murder detective whose brilliant mind can’t always save him… Read More

Atlantis Season Two Premieres On BBC AMERICA The Same The As Its UK Broadcast

Hit fantasy series returns November 15, primed to deliver fun, escapist television this holiday season New York – November 5, 2014 – From the creators of the global hit Merlin and BAFTA award-winning series Misfits, BBC AMERICA’s co-production, Atlantis, returns – plunging ever deeper into the machinations of the legendary city and its celebrated heroes…. Read More

AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide Enter Wide-Ranging Partnership

AMC NETWORKS AND BBC WORLDWIDE ENTER WIDE-RANGING PARTNERSHIP  AMC Networks Acquires a 49.9% Stake in BBC AMERICA, Creating a Joint Venture that Unites Two Leaders in Premium-Quality, Upscale Content               Agreement Includes AMC Networks’ Co-Investment in Future BBC Productions and AffiliateRead More

BBC AMERICA Announces New Original Co-Production London Spy Starring Ben Whishaw, Academy Award-Winning Jim Broadbent and Charlotte Rampling OBE

New York – October 17, 2014 – BBC AMERICA today announced a new original co-production, the five-part miniseries London Spy, created by acclaimed best-selling author Tom Rob Smith (Child 44), co-produced with BBC Two and produced by Working Title Television. The gripping, contemporary, emotional thriller stars Ben Whishaw (The Hour, Skyfall, Bright Star) as Danny,… Read More

BBC AMERICA’s Critically-Acclaimed Original Series Orphan Black Begins Production on Series Three

Tatiana Maslany and Ari Millen square off for an explosive new season Toronto October 16, 2014 – Production has begun on the third season of BBC AMERICA’s Peabody Award-winning series Orphan Black. The conspiracy thriller (10 x 60) stars award-winner, Tatiana Maslany, who returns to her unprecedented lead role as multiple clones. The critically-acclaimed,… Read More

British Academy Of Film And Television Arts Los Angeles® To Honor Julia Louis-Dreyfus At The 2014 BAFTA Los Angeles Jaguar Britannia Awards Presented By BBC AMERICA on October 30, 2014

BROADCAST TO AIR ON BBC AMERICA NOVEMBER 2, 2014 AT 9:00PM ET Los Angeles, October 6, 2014 – The British Academy of Film and Television Arts Los Angeles® (BAFTA Los Angeles) is pleased to announce it will honor award-winning actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus with the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy, at the 2014… Read More