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BBC, Discovery announce deal

...have a decidedly British accent. BBC America takes to the air March 29, one...invest $100 million to launch BBC America. The new cable network will show...it's unclear the extent to which BBC America will monopolize those shows. Discovery...

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Business
Will British sitcom 'Coupling' satisfy U.S. tastes?

...loyal but limited U.S. following with showings on BBC America. The new version will seek a much bigger audience when...you can see the original BBC version of Coupling on BBC America. The first episode of the hit British sitcom airs at...

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Television
'The Young Visiters' is pure British fare

...British foibles. I don't really understand any other culture in the same way." Few projects are more British than BBC America's The Young Visiters. The much-loved Victorian comic novel was written in 1890 by 9-year-old Daisy Ashford...

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Television
Some British shows get lost in the translation

...original is also shown regularly on the cable channel BBC America. But NBC's "Coupling" has met with tepid critical...sitcom. The show recently began its second season on BBC America and a DVD of its first season became available Oct...

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Television
Bill Nighy plays intrepid newspaper editor in BBC's 'State of Play'

...government scandal. Bill Nighy, who plays Foster in the BBC America miniseries "State of Play," says the British media...England, the six-part conspiracy thriller airs on BBC America beginning 9 p.m. Sunday. Nighy is best known to American...

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Television
Will British sitcom 'Coupling' satisfy U.S. tastes?

...double entendres? The first "Coupling," a witty romp, found a loyal but limited U.S. following with showings on BBC America. The new version will seek a much bigger audience when it begins 9:30 p.m. EDT Thursday. With "Friends" in...

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Television
Toby Stephens plays double agent on 'Cambridge Spies'

...role, and "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," opposite Smith. Stephens, 34, plays the dashing Kim Philby in the BBC America miniseries "Cambridge Spies," debuting Oct. 25 (10 p.m. ET), with the second and final parts airing Nov...

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Television
As a comedy, 'The Office' employs humor and insight

...viewers' prayers, too - as those who saw "The Office" a few months ago found to their delight. Next week, cable's BBC America is repeating all six half-hours of that first season - three episodes in rotation nightly at 10 p.m. EDT, Monday...

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Television
In the know

...adrift for one year on a remote Scottish island with lashing winds, hostile terrain and none of the comforts of home. BBC America tracks these castaways in a series of programs airing this week. A marathon of all the episodes airs on Sept. 17...

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Life & style
TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

...entire dramatic structure, adding to the show's surrealistic feel. "Green Wing" premieres 10 p.m. Thursday on BBC America (slyly scheduled opposite the season finale of the much-less-funny medical show "ER"). One of a kind? Well...

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Television