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[10/27/08 - 02:49 PM]
BBC America Premieres Three All New Documentaries in December
The trio includes "Sugar Mummies," "Too Fat to Toddle" and "Should I Smoke Dope?"

[via press release from BBC America]

BBC AMERICA PREMIERES THREE ALL NEW DOCUMENTARIES IN DECEMBER

BBC AMERICA Reveals has three compelling U.S. premiere documentaries in December.

SHOULD I SMOKE DOPE? � U.S. PREMIERE

Journalist Nicky Taylor travels to Amsterdam to investigate the growing debate about the legalization of marijuana. While there, she helps out in a coffee shop that sells the drug, and discovers first-hand what the effects of cannabis are on everyday life. Taylor also takes part in a month-long medical trial to find out what exactly the drug does to a person�s mental state, if it�s worse than alcohol and if it�s stronger than it used to be. Should I Smoke Dope? premieres Wednesday, December 3, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

SUGAR MUMMIES � U.S. PREMIERE

With a quarter of married British women hitched to younger men, Sugar Mummies asks the questions - what's in it for the younger men? Are they just looking for a temporary sugar mummie or are they looking for love? The documentary follows four couples including Norma, 60, and her husband Chris, 28, who have been together for ten years but their age gap has alienated them from society and now only have each other for company. Sugar Mummies premieres Wednesday, December 10, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

TOO FAT TO TODDLE � U.S. PREMIERE

Too Fat to Toddle focuses on four families with overweight children under the age of five. Through a unique program designed for children this young, parents and children with step by step guidance from Professor Paul Gately learn how they can stop bad habits. Fad diets, gimmicks, and stubborn moms and dads have no place in this program�it�s all about eating right and staying active through play to make sure these kids have the best chance for a healthy future. Too Fat to Toddle premieres Wednesday, December 17, 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.

BBC AMERICA brings audiences a new generation of award-winning television featuring news with a uniquely global perspective, provocative dramas, razor-sharp comedies and life-changing makeovers. BBC AMERICA pushes the boundaries to deliver high quality, highly addictive and eminently watchable programming to viewers who demand more. BBC AMERICA is distributed by Discovery Networks. It is available on digital cable and satellite TV in more than 62 million homes.





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