Articles Tagged 'The Hour'


WATCH: Creator of ‘Skins’ Premieres ‘Dates’ Tonight

There seems to be two schools of thought on dating with one being, “Yay, I get to meet someone new and do something fun I might not do on my own!” And, the other, and possibly more common, is, “This will be pure torture.” Skins creator Bryan Elsley embraces the universal experience of dating and […]

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WATCH: Warm Up with Heated British Costume Drama Scenes

It’s that heartwarming time of year that only rolls around once. You guessed it, it’s time to get cozy on the couch with that special loved one – yep, your laptop – and check out some heated scenes from British costume dramas. The Young Victoria The new bride (Emily Blunt) doesn’t have time to take a proper honeymoon, […]


Where Else Have You Spotted the Cast of ‘The Hour’?

Put on your horn-rimmed glasses and break out the ’50s-inspired cocktails! The second season of The Hour, with its tremendously talented ensemble cast, premieres on BBC America tonight (November 28) at 9/8c. As with most British productions, The Hour has an abundance of familiar faces. Before you watch tonight’s episode and go running to IMDB, let’s get […]

Emmy Nominations: BBC America Scores Five Nods Including ‘Luther,’ Idris Elba

Today’s Primetime Emmy nominations (July 19) featured a boatload of British imports, including some names very familiar to viewers of BBC America’s Dramaville. Luther was nominated for Best Miniseries or TV Movie for its second installment, and Golden Globe winner Idris Elba scored his second consecutive Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries […]

Summer of London: Five Great British Crime Solvers on iTunes

With four-part caper Inside Men premiering in Dramaville tonight (June 20) at 10/9c, we have a sneaky feeling our sleuth-like fans will be pleased to see BBC America is making its way through the Summer of London with free and discounted iTunes episodes of some of our favorite British crime dramas, including the ones listed below. […]


‘Luther,’ ‘The Hour’ Score Critics’ Choice Award Nods

The loyalties of Anglophiles will be torn at this year’s Critics’ Choice Television Awards, which announced their nominations this morning (June 5). BBC America is part of this year’s British Invasion, with Luther and The Hour both competing in the Best Movie/Miniseries categories and their respective stars, Idris Elba and Dominic West, competing for Best […]

For Your Consideration: ‘The Hour’s Romola Garai, Golden Globe Nominee

In The Hour, Golden Globe nominee Romola Garai’s challenges as an actress seem particularly close to the on-screen job responsibilities of her character, television producer Bel Rowley. She’s got to keep everything going, despite seemingly impossible balancing acts. She’s a pioneer several times over – a woman in the male-dominated world of journalism, creating an […]

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