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[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.





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· 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)





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