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[07/31/07 - 06:00 PM]
All New Programs for September
BBC America details its September programming highlights.

[via press release from BBC America]

ALL NEW PROGRAMS FOR SEPTEMBER

TORCHWOOD � U.S. PREMIERE

Created by Russell T. Davies, writer of the new Doctor Who series and Queer as Folk, Torchwood is an action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled new sci-fi series following the adventures of a team of investigators who use alien technology to solve crime. The team, led by the enigmatic, ever-watchful Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), uses scavenged alien technology to solve present day crime � both alien and human. They're separate from the government, outside the police and beyond the UN. Everyone who works for Torchwood is young, under 35. Some say that's because it's a new science. Others say it's because they die young.

Torchwood premieres Saturday, September 8, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Please note: Every Saturday night, tune into two episodes from the second season of Doctor Who at 7:00 p.m. before U.S. premiere episodes of Torchwood at 9:00 p.m. David Tennant stars as the regenerated Doctor Who in the second season of this updated sci-fi classic. Join the Doctor and Rose (Billie Piper) on their out-of-this-world adventure.

LEAD BALLOON � U.S. PREMIERE

Written by and starring Jack Dee, one of the UK's most successful comedians, Lead Balloon is the story of Rick Spleen, a disillusioned stand-up comic whose career has not gone the way he planned. Hosting corporate events, appearing on second-rate daytime chat shows and fronting cheap DVDs was not what he dreamed of as a young man. Worse still, he's stuck with a lousy stage name that he chose 20 years ago. Whether he is being accused of putting on weight, or worrying about accidentally poisoning another performer, Rick combines a mass of neuroses and petty grievances with a terrible propensity for lying.

Lead Balloon premieres Saturday, September 8, 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

THE WORLD STANDS UP � U.S. PREMIERE

Tune in each week when The World Stands Up presents the best and the freshest stand-up comedy on both sides of the pond.

The World Stands Up premieres Saturday, September 8, 10:40 p.m. ET/PT.

ULTIMATE FORCE � U.S. PREMIERE

An action-packed new drama follows the adventures of a Special Air Service (SAS) unit (the UK equivalent of the Navy Seals). Alex Leonard (Sendhil Ramamurthy, Heroes) is among new recruits who have joined the team led by tough, charismatic soldier, Henno Garvie (Ross Kemp, Extras, EastEnders). From infiltrating guerrilla activities and terrorist hijacks, to top-secret undercover operations and out-witting mastermind criminals � team members put their lives on the line each week for the SAS.

Ultimate Force premieres September 25, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

HOW CLEAN IS YOUR HOUSE?, SEASON FIVE � U.S. PREMIERE

Dust-busting divas, Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie, return for a filthy fifth season, tackling some of the messiest, most cluttered, and disorganized homes ever seen. Armed with helpful tips, tough love and some major elbow grease, each week the ladies whip a new set of homeowners into shape, turning their horrifying homes into shiny new diamonds.

How Clean Is Your House? premieres September 4, 7:30 p.m. ET.

THE BRIT MOVIE � THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY

Every Sunday night, BBC AMERICA showcases the best of British movie talent with titles including Calendar Girls, Layer Cake and Shallow Grave. In September, check out award-winning cult classic, The Long Good Friday, starring Bob Hoskins as a wealthy gangster who fights back hard when rival mobsters try to cut in on his business. Also starring Helen Mirren and Pierce Brosnan.

The Long Good Friday premieres September 9, 8:00 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT.

STUNTS AND MARATHONS

DOCTOR WHO MARATHON

Get ready for the U.S. premiere of Torchwood and the BBC AMERICA premiere of the second season of Doctor Who with this marathon of Doctor Who, season one. For the first time ever, tune in to see the entire season, all thirteen episodes, all at once.

The Doctor Who marathon begins Saturday, September 1, at 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT.

HOW CLEAN IS YOUR HOUSE? MARATHON

Just before the fifth season premiere, watch Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie tackle Britain's dirtiest, grimiest, dingiest, nastiest, and most foul-smelling abodes in this ten-episode marathon.

The How Clean Is Your House? marathon begins Sunday, September 2, at 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT.

HOTEL BABYLON LATE CHECK-IN

Decadence and debauchery are part of the package in drama series Hotel Babylon, inspired by Imogen Edwards-Jones' novel about life behind the scenes at London's top-class hotels. Check in for a marathon of the first four episodes and see what's going on in this hedonistic world, where, for just one night, guests can live their dream.

The Hotel Babylon Late Check-In begins Sunday, September 2, at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.

JEKYLL MARATHON

Jekyll is a six-hour modern update of the classic, starring James Nesbitt (Murphy's Law, Cold Feet) in the title role. Revisit the story of Dr. Jackman and Mr. Hyde when BBC AMERICA shows the entire thrilling series, from start to finish in this Labor Day marathon.

The Jekyll marathon begins Monday, September 3, 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT.

MI-5 MARATHON

Get ready for the unforgettable season finale of MI-5 by getting caught up with the five most recent episodes of this action-packed drama about the UK's top-secret security service.

The MI-5 marathon begins Sunday, September 16, 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT.





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· DOCTOR WHO (BBC AMERICA)
· EXTRAS (HBO)
· HEROES (NBC)
· HOTEL BABYLON (BBC AMERICA)
· JEKYLL (BBC AMERICA)
· LEAD BALLOON (BBC AMERICA)
· MI-5 (BBC AMERICA)
· MURPHY'S LAW (BBC AMERICA)
· TORCHWOOD (STARZ)
· ULTIMATE FORCE (BBC AMERICA)









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