or


[01/06/10 - 09:16 AM]
BBC America - February Highlights
New import "Survivors" joins the network's Saturday lineup beginning February 13.

[via press release from BBC America]

BBC AMERICA - FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS

-From the co-creator and writer of Primeval, BBC AMERICA premieres Survivors-

SURVIVORS � U.S. PREMIERE

Imagine what would happen if a virulent disease scoured the planet, wiping out 99% of the human race. It kills every member of your family, your lovers, friends, neighbors and probably everyone you have ever known. Imagine the world stripped of all the conveniences of the 21st Century � no law, no shops, no communications, no transport, no electricity, no clean water. This is the apocalyptic scenario facing the heroes at the center of this chilling new drama series, brought to you by the co-creator and writer of Primeval. Set in the present day, Survivors focuses on the world in the aftermath of a virus where only a lonely few are left to start over in a devastated world where everything that was once safe and familiar is now strange and dangerous.

In the middle of the story is a bewildered but resilient group of survivors led by Abby Grant (Julie Graham), a woman whose strength comes from a burning need to find out if her young son is still alive. Other members of the group include Greg (Paterson Joseph) a good man who hides the pain of his past, Anya (Zo� Tapper) a doctor who has seen too many people die and Al (Philip Rhys), a former playboy who becomes surrogate father to streetwise urchin Najid (Chahak Patel). Then there is Tom (Max Beesley), outwardly handsome and charming, but actually a dangerous and ruthless man who, unbeknown to the others, was a high-security prisoner before the virus hit.

This brave new world brings an opportunity for new beginnings, but also terrible dangers � not just the daily struggle for food and water, but also a deadly threat from other survivors. Survivors premieres Saturday, February 13, 8:00p.m. ET/PT - subsequent episodes premiere at 9:00p.m. ET/PT.

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW UK SEASON 32 � U.S. PREMIERE

Antiques Roadshow UK returns to BBC AMERICA with an all-new season. Join presenter Fiona Bruce, one of the BBC's primetime news anchors, as she keeps the tradition going with priceless treasures being examined and commented on by the Roadshow experts. One of the UK's longest running shows, it's part adventure, part history lesson, and part treasure hunt showcasing some of the most valuable and sometimes not-so-valuable treasures hidden in the back of closets, tucked away in attics and even buried under beds. Discoveries from last season include a sword that fought in the English Civil War, original designs for the tomb of the Unknown soldier, the oldest toy train in the program's history, rare paintings and a unique recording of a Beatles recording session.

Antiques Roadshow premieres Monday, February 8, 4:00 p.m. ET/PT

THE BRITISH ACADEMY FILM AWARDS � U.S. PREMIERE

Airing the same day as the live UK broadcast, The British Academy Film Awards 2010 brings out Hollywood's biggest and brightest stars for Britain's most glamorous night. The distinguished awards ceremony honors the best in film and television from this past year with coveted awards for Best Film, Best Director, Leading Actor and Actress with creative categories such as Best Cinematography, Editing, Production and Costume Design. Last year's winners include Slumdog Millionaire for Best Film, Danny Boyle for Best Director, Mickey Rourke for Leading Actor in The Wrestler and Kate Winslet for Leading Actress in The Reader.

The BAFTAs premiere Sunday, February 21, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT

MOVIES

DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER � BBC AMERICA PREMIERE

Starring Sean Connery as James Bond in this 1971 classic, 007 impersonates a diamond smuggler trying to infiltrate a smuggling ring. Bond follows the trail from the mines of South Africa to the markets of Amsterdam, the Las Vegas Strip, and even to an off-shore oil rig. With the help of the CIA � and legendary Bond girls Plenty O'Toole and Tiffany Case � Bond is set on an adventure to save the world from a giant laser made of diamonds.

Diamonds Are Forever premieres Sunday, February 28, 8:00 p.m. ET/PT

STUNTS

LAST RESTAURANT STANDING SUPER SUNDAY SHOWDOWN

World-famous and multi-Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc returns to BBC AMERICA with season 3 of Last Restaurant Standing. Catch up on the first five episodes of the new season as nine ambitious couples compete for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to open a restaurant with Raymond Blanc.

Last Restaurant Standing Super Sunday Showdown airs Sunday, February 7, starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/ 12:00 p.m. PT

HOW CLEAN IS YOUR HOUSE? MARATHON

Want to get an early start on spring cleaning? Tune in as dust-busting divas Kim Woodburn and Aggie MacKenzie tackle some of Britain's dirtiest, dingiest, nastiest, and most foul-smelling abodes in this ten-episode marathon of How Clean Is Your House?

How Clean Is Your House? Marathon airs Sunday, February 14, starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/ 12:00 p.m. PT

BBC EARTH SUNDAY

BBC AMERICA presents an afternoon full of breathtaking natural history programming from the BBC and the esteemed Sir David Attenborough. Enjoy five incredible BBC Earth specials which have previously included The Life of Mammals: A Winning Design, Grizzly: Nature's Entrepreneur and Lion: Spy in the Den.

BBC Earth Sunday airs Sunday, February 21, starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/ 12:00 p.m. PT

TOP GEAR VICTORY LAP

In case you missed any of the episodes from the new season of Top Gear, the boys are taking another lap around the track in this five episode marathon of season 13. Relive all the laugh-out-loud excitement with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, James May in a marathon of fast cars, outrageous challenges, and general mayhem.

Top Gear Victor Lap airs Sunday, February 28, starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/ 12:00 p.m. PT

ONGOING PREMIERES

Other series that continue to premiere new episodes in February include:

Mondays: Top Gear

Tuesdays: Last Restaurant Standing

Wednesdays: The Inbetweeners

Fridays: Friday Night with Jonathan Ross

Saturdays: Demons

BBC AMERICA brings audiences a new generation of award-winning television featuring news with a uniquely global perspective, provocative dramas, razor-sharp comedies, life-changing makeovers and a whole new world of nonfiction. 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 66 million homes.





  [january 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· DEMONS (BBC AMERICA)
· FRIDAY NIGHT WITH JONATHAN ROSS (BBC AMERICA)
· INBETWEENERS, THE (BBC AMERICA)
· LAST RESTAURANT STANDING (BBC AMERICA)
· SURVIVORS (BBC AMERICA)
· TOP GEAR (BBC AMERICA)









[04/19/15 - 08:41 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NHL, UFC Top Demos for NBC, FOX
Coverage of the NHL Playoffs and UFC on FOX lead the night among adults 18-49.

[04/19/15 - 08:37 AM]
NBC Sports Coverage of Stanley Cup Playoff Hockey Ties for the Nightlong Win in Adults 18-49 Among the Big 4 Networks
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 18.

[04/18/15 - 01:32 PM]
Pete Rose Serves FOX Sports as Guest Analyst
In his television role, Rose provides analysis and insight for FOX Sports' pregame and postgame shows as part of its presentation of regular-season MLB games on both FOX and FOX Sports 1.

[04/18/15 - 08:56 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos for Second Consecutive Week with "Shark Tank"
Plus: The CW's new Friday lineup opens on par with its offerings from a year ago.

[04/18/15 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Dominates Friday with the Top 3 Shows for the 2nd Straight Week
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/18/15 - 08:43 AM]
"Grimm" Ties for #2 in Its Time Period in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 17.

[04/17/15 - 01:16 PM]
NBC's "The Night Shift" Collaborates with First Lady Michelle Obama, Dr. Jill Biden and Joining Forces
The First Lady and Dr. Biden will also appear in the show's episode airing on Monday, May 4.

[04/17/15 - 11:47 AM]
CBS Announces 2014-2015 Season Finale Storylines, Featuring Dramatic Conclusions, Big Reveals and a Couple of Weddings
The Eye details its May sweeps programming highlights (SPOILERS!).

[04/17/15 - 10:20 AM]
Spike TV Partners with Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Horizon Television to Develop Family Drama "Harvest"
The project centers on a mild-mannered cemetery caretaker who finds his small town life in jeopardy when his estranged, criminal father tracks him down.

[04/17/15 - 09:04 AM]
The Black Eyed Peas & ESPN Collaborate to Make 2015 NBA Playoffs "Awesome"
The broadcast open stars The Black Eyed Peas members' will.i.am, Taboo and apl.de.ap and features their hit single "Awesome," which they wrote for the NBA Playoffs and to capture the energy and excitement of the action.

[04/17/15 - 09:01 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Secrets and Lies" Spikes 62% to Move Ahead of NBC's "A.D." in Adults 18-49
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 12.

[04/17/15 - 08:55 AM]
"Dateline" Delivers NBC's Top Total-Viewer Result in the Thursday 10 P.M. Hour in 11 Weeks
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:37 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Bang Theory" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye once again leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[04/17/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "Scandal" Returns Up and Wins Its Hour Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 16.

[04/17/15 - 08:22 AM]
LION BABE Covers Legendary Chicago Artist Curtis Mayfield's "Move on Up" for ESPN's NFL Draft
"Chicago has such a great music tradition and since the draft is here for the first time, we really wanted to use the song of a legendary artist from this city," said Kevin Wilson.