‘AbFab’ Special Has a Premiere Date, Sweeties!

'Absolutely Fabulous': The entire cast returns for new specials.

The dames of debauchery are back, dahlings. We previously announced news that those booze-swilling besties Edina (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy (Joanna Lumley) would be returning to our screens in three new Absolutely Fabulous specials. Well, TV Guide has announced the premiere date of the first special: Sunday, January 8 at 10/9c on BBC America.

The entire main cast — including Julia Sawalha as Saffy, June Whitfield as Mother, and Jane Horrocks as Bubble — will reprise their roles in the new episodes marking the show’s 20th anniversary. TV Guide reports that, in the premiere, one of the girls returns with “slightly scary new best friend” and “Bubble re-enacts the royal wedding.”

What would you most like to see in the new AbFab?

Kevin Wicks

Kevin Wicks founded BBCAmerica.com's Anglophenia blog back in 2005 and has been translating British culture for an American audience ever since. While not British himself - he was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri - he once received inordinate hospitality in London for sharing the name of a dead but beloved EastEnders character. His Anglophilia stems from a high school love of Morrissey, whom he calls his "gateway drug" into British culture.

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