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NYCC 2017: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Goes Magical!

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Farah Black (Jade Eshete) and Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood) – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

How do you follow a time traveling mystery featuring a girl and a dog whose minds have been swapped?

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Blue Planet II Prequel BBC’s First Global Natural History Simulcast!

The exclusive curtain-raiser for the seven-part Blue Planet II features a Hans Zimmer and Radiohead musical collaboration, titled (ocean) bloom, which is a fusion of Planet Earth: Blue Planet II’s main theme with a reimagined version of Bloom, a song Thom Yorke was prophetically inspired to write having watched 2001’s The Blue Planet.

It debuted today during the World Premiere of Planet Earth: Blue Planet II in London – a five-minute prequel for the landmark series has become the BBC’s first ever natural history global simulcast.

Blue Planet II will premiere in early 2018.

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BBC America Announces Premiere Date for Queers!

Queers – Episode: Man On The Platform (No. 1) – Picture Shows: Mark Gatiss – (C) BBC – Photo by Richard Ansett/Courtesy of BBC America.

BBC America’s eight part series Queers sees eight established writers respond to the 50th anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act which partially decriminalized homosexual acts between men in the UK, will air throughout the day on October 11 – now known as National Coming Out Day.

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Dirk Gently Gets Magical In Season Two!

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – (L-R) AmandaBrotzman (Hannah Marks), Vogel (Osric chau), Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett), Mona Wilder (Alexia Fast) and Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood) – Banner courtesy of BBC America.

Season two of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency continues its pattern of everything being connected – to the point that one of those connections is the magical world of Wendimoor.

That’s right, Dirk, Todd and Farah are about to make connections that lead them to face off with an evil wizard – but only if Todd and Farah can rescue Dirk from Blackwing (now under new/incompetent management).

Season two of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency returns to BBC America on Saturday, October 14th (9/8C).

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Find The Boy Trailer: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency: Season 2!

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood) – Photo by Katie Yu/Courtesy of BBC America

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency has a new case – meaning Dirk and Todd will holistically blunder their way through another incredible adventure. (I can’t wait!)

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency returns to BBC America on Saturday, October 14th (9/8C).

 

Brand-new case, still no clue. Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency returns October 14th at 9/8c, only on BBC America.

BBC America’s Thriller Killing Eve Begins Production!

BBC America’s new thriller, Killing Eve, has added Fiona Shaw, David Haig, Kim Bodnia, Darren Boyd, Sean Delaney, Kirby Howell-Baptiste and Owen McDonnell to the cast and begun production in Europe.

Based on the ‘Villanelle’ novellas by Luke Jennings, Killing Eve follows two fiercely intelligent women – a psychopathic assassin and the woman charged with hunting her down.

Killing Eve stars Jodie Comer (the assassin) and Sandra Oh (the hunter) – and will premiere on BBC America in 2018.

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BBC America Co-Producing Anthology Series Responding To 50th Anniversary of The UK’s The Sexual Offences Act!

Queers – Episode: Something Borrowed (No. 8) – Picture Shows: Steve (Alan Cumming) –  Photographer: Richard Ansett/(C) BBC

BBC America will co-produce Queers, a series of eight short films in which eight established writers respond to the 50th Anniversary of The Sexual Offences Act – which partially decriminalized homosexual acts between men in the UK.

Curated and directed by Mark Gatiss (Sherlock), the films star award winners Alan Cumming, Ben Whishaw, Rebecca Front, Russell Tovey, Gemma Whelan, Ian Gelder, Kadiff Kirwan and Fionn Whitehead. The series will premiere on October 14th at 10/9c.

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SDCC 2017: Two of ‘The Original, You Might Say’ Trailer: Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time!

Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time – Peter Capaldi, David Bradley – Photo courtesy of BBC America

While the BBC was making history by naming the first female Doctor, the current showrunner was heading a trip to San Diego Comic-Con 2017 – where he presented the first teaser for the 2017 Doctor Who Christmas Special, Twice Upon a Time.

The teaser reunites the Doctor with Bill Potts and features a unique event with the first and twelfth Doctors teaming up.

Doctor Who: Twice Upon a Time will premiere on December 25th, of course.

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Doctor Who: 13th Doctor Is a Woman! (Hooray!)

Doctor Who – 13 (Jody Whittaker – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

Jodie Whittaker is the new Doctor as new Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall follows former showrunner Steven Moffat’s introduction of a female Master with an even bigger genderbender – and it’s about time (I hear many of you say)!

Whittaker might be best known on this side of the pond for her roles in Broadchurch and the Emmy Award-winning Black Mirror.

Check out mysterious introduction video; reactions from relevant Whovians and a brief interview with Whittaker.

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Doctor Who, Dirk Gently Take Over Ballroom H at San Diego Comic-Con 2017!

Doctor Who S10 –  Mondasian Cyberman, The Doctor (PETER CAPALDI) – (C) BBC/BBC Worldwide – Photographer: Simon Ridgway

On Sunday, July 23rd, Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and Doctor Who invade Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con for a two-hour block of panels.

The Dirk Gently panel will mark the show’s Hall H debut, while the Doctor Who panel will be Peter Capaldi’s last as The Doctor.

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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