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[02/04/11 - 07:20 AM]
BBC America - March Highlights
New additions include "James May's Road Trip" and "BBC America Reveals... Louis Theroux."

[via press release from BBC America]

BBC America - March Highlights

MODERN MONARCHY: DOS & DON'TS

As more details are revealed about the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton each day, the fascination with this modern monarchy continues to grow. In the months leading up to the big day on April 29, BBC AMERICA, the home of the Royal Wedding, is the go-to-spot for all things related to the Prince and his soon-to-be Princess. Hot on the heels of William & Kate: Modern Monarchy and Modern Monarchy: Here & There comes an all new BBC World News America produced Royal Special this month, Modern Monarchy: Dos & Don'ts. This new special explores the right and wrong way to behave when part of a Royal Family by looking at the UK monarchy and monarchies around the world. Modern Monarchy: Dos & Don'ts premieres Tuesday, March 29, 10:00p.m. ET/PT.

BBC AMERICA REVEALS... LOUIS THEROUX

Meet Louis Theroux, one of Britain's most revealing and unique documentary makers, the newest addition to the BBC AMERICA Reveals line-up. From �lifers' behind bars in California's San Quentin Prison, to wealthy Americans killing game in South Africa, and private security firms profiting from lawlessness in Johannesburg, these all new documentaries showcase Theroux at his best. With his trademark low-key but tenacious style he illicits candid and controversial responses, holding a mirror up to the behavior and attitudes he encounters. Titles include Louis Theroux: Behind Bars, Louis Theroux: Johannesburg, Louis Theroux: African Hunting Holiday. The BBC AMERICA Reveals... Louis Theroux documentary series starts Tuesday, March 1, 10:00p.m. ET/PT.

JAMES MAY'S ROAD TRIP

Top Gear's James May hits the road with wine connoisseur Oz Clarke on a vineyard tour of epic proportions. Traveling in James's Jaguar XJS throughout France and in a 42-foot monster motor home up and down the California coast, the two are committed to finding the most beautifully boozy grape regions in the Old and New Worlds. Can Oz, a committed Francophile, teach James, the overgrown boy racer and beer drinker, some wine appreciation? James May's Road Trip premieres Monday, March 21, 10:20p.m. ET/PT.

THE OXFORD & CAMBRIDGE BOAT RACE (LIVE)

Join BBC AMERICA for live coverage of the world-renowned rowing race between the Oxford University Boat Club and the Cambridge University Boat Club on the River Thames in London. The idea for the race came from two friends - Charles Merivale, a student at Cambridge, and his school friend Charles Wordsworth (nephew of the poet William Wordsworth), who was at Oxford. In March 1829, Cambridge sent a challenge to Oxford and thus the tradition was born which has continued to the present day, where the loser of the previous year's race challenges the opposition to a re-match. The Modern Boat Race still runs along the same lines but has now become a major international sporting occasion drawing millions of viewers from around the world. The Oxford & Cambridge Boat Race premieres Saturday, March 26, 12:30p.m. ET/PT.

MOVIES FOR BLOKES WHO LIKE MOVIES

This March, tune into BBC AMERICA all month long for movies that deliver action, adventure, fantasy and suspense. From Sam Neill's paleontologist on a race for survival in Jurassic Park III, to the epic film adaptation of Greek mythology, Clash of the Titans, starring Laurence Olivier, these are movies for blokes who like movies. Movies For Blokes Who Like Movies Marathon airs Sunday, March 6, from 10:00a.m. to 1:30a.m. ET/PT.

JURASSIC PARK III - BBC AMERICA PREMIERE

Renowned paleontologist Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) is persuaded to travel with a small group to an infamous island. When an accident upon arrival causes the team to be stranded, Dr. Grant soon learns the truth about his deceptive hosts, and the team finds itself on a dangerous race for survival on an island inhabited by dinosaurs. Jurassic Park III also starring William H. Macy and Tea Leoni. Jurassic Park III premieres Sunday, March 6, 1:00p.m. ET/PT.

THE UNTOUCHABLES - BBC AMERICA PREMIERE

FBI Agent Eliott Ness (Kevin Costner) and his handpicked team, including Jimmy Malone (Sean Connery) and George Stone (Andy Garcia), bring Chicago crime boss Al Capone (Robert De Niro) to justice through unconventional means during the mob wars of the 1920s. The Untouchables premieres Sunday, March 6, 3:00p.m. ET/PT.

CLASH OF THE TITANS

British acting royalty Laurence Olivier, Maggie Smith, Ursula Andress, and Clare Bloom star in the original epic film adaptation of Greek mythology. Perseus, son of Zeus, must battle terrifying creatures like Medusa, sea monsters, witches, two-headed dogs, and giant scorpions in his quest to rescue his love, the princess Andromeda. Clash of the Titans airs Sunday, March 6, 5:30p.m. ET/PT.

THE HUNT FOR RED OCTOBER

When a Soviet nuclear sub headed toward American waters drops off the radar, the U.S. scrambles to take defensive steps. But CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Alec Baldwin) convinces the brass that the sub's commander (Sean Connery) has something other than a first strike in mind. Based on Tom Clancy's bestselling novel, The Hunt for Red October also stars Scott Glenn and Sam Neill. The Hunt for Red October airs Sunday, March 6, 10:00a.m. and 8:00p.m. ET/PT.

STUNTS

BBC EARTH SUNDAY

Don't miss an afternoon full of breathtaking natural history programming from the BBC, the finest producer of nature documentaries in the world. Tune in at 2:00p.m. for five incredible specials, including Cheetahs: Fast Track to Freedom and Amazon: Super River. BBC Earth Sunday airs Sunday, March 20, 2:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. ET/PT.

ONGOING PREMIERES

Other series that will continue to premiere new episodes during March include:

Weekdays: The X-Files

Mondays: Top Gear

Wednesdays: The Tudors

Fridays: Law & Order: UK

Saturdays: Being Human, The Graham Norton Show

Weekends: RBS 6 Nations Rugby Championship





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· BEING HUMAN (BBC AMERICA)
· GRAHAM NORTON SHOW, THE (BBC AMERICA)
· LAW & ORDER: UK (BBC AMERICA)
· TOP GEAR (BBC AMERICA)
· TUDORS, THE (SHOWTIME)
· X-FILES, THE (FOX)









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