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[01/12/12 - 10:05 AM]
Coming in February to BBC America: "Being Human" Returns, BAFTA Awards, "Ab Fab" Special, "6 Nations Rugby" and an Encore of "The Hour"
"Being Human" premieres its fourth season on Saturday, February 25 as part of "Supernatural Saturday."

[via press release from BBC America]

BBC AMERICA FEBRUARY HIGHLIGHTS

BEING HUMAN - US PREMIERE

Award winning and acclaimed original series Being Human returns to Supernatural Saturday for its fourth season. In an old B&B in a sleepy seaside town, there lives a vampire, a werewolf and a ghost determined to live a normal human life while fighting off evil and bringing up a baby. But out there, lurking in every corner of society, there are vampires ready to rid the world of its humanity. The Old Ones are on their way and it's up to our heroes to fight for the right to live in peace. Not only are there vampires to seek revenge on, there's also a malevolent ghost on the loose and someone's trying to expose the existence of werewolves... Not to mention all the diapers that need changing. Being Human premieres Saturday, February 25, 9:00pm ET/PT as part of Supernatural Saturday.

THE 2012 BAFTA FILM AWARDS - US PREMIERE

Hollywood's biggest stars come out for Britain's most glamorous night in this awards ceremony honoring the best of the year in film. The award show is considered a major indicator on the road to the Oscars(R), for instance last year's The King's Speech winning the top prize at both the British Academy Film Awards and the Academy Awards. Previous winners of the BAFTAs include Colin Firth, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, Daniel Day-Lewis and Mickey Rourke. Nominations in all categories will be announced on Tuesday, January 17. The 2012 BAFTA Film Awards premieres Sunday, February 12, 8:00pm ET/PT.

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS SPECIAL - BBC AMERICA PREMIERE

Comedy sensations Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley reprise their celebrated roles as Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone in all-new Absolutely Fabulous 20th Anniversary Specials. In the second of three specials, French film legend Jean Durand wants to sing, so the ladies book the Royal Albert Hall, but discover Durand can't sing. Eddy's two clients (Emma Bunton and Lulu) deem her hopeless, but Durand appears to pull it off as Saffy is upset by her own hypocrisy. Absolutely Fabulous premieres Sunday, February 12, 11:00pm ET/PT following the 2012 BAFTA Film Awards.

6 NATIONS RUGBY CHAMPIONSHIP (LIVE) - WORLD PREMIERE

RBS 6 Nations Championship, one of Europe's biggest annual sporting events, will once again broadcast live on BBC AMERICA. The legendary rugby tournament features England, France, Ireland, Scotland, Italy and Wales as they vie for the championship over seven weeks. England enters the tournament as last year's champions. BBC AMERICA's first match will be at Murrayfield in Edinburgh, where Scotland faces off agai nst last year's champion, England. Scotland v England airs Saturday, February 4, 12:00pm ET/PT. The rest of the fixtures for February include: France v Ireland at Stade de France in Paris on Saturday, February 11, 3:00pm ET/PT and England v Wales at Twickenham in London on Saturday, February 25, 11:00am ET/PT. The tournament continues in March with Wales v Italy at Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, March 10, 9:30am ET/PT and England v Ireland at Twickenham in London on Saturday, March 17, 1:00pm ET/PT.

DRAMAVILLE

THE HOUR

BBC AMERICA's Dramaville presents an encore broadcast of The Hour - which has earned three Golden Globe nominations including Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television. Created and written by BAFTA award-winning Abi Morgan (The Iron Lady, Shame, Sex Traffic), The Hour stars Golden Globe nominee Dominic West (The Wire), Golden Globe nominee Romola Garai (One Day, Emma) and Ben Whishaw (Skyfall, Bright Star) locked in a highly competitive, sharp witted and passionate love triangle. The series, set behind the scenes of the BBC's newsroom in London in the mid '50s, is an edge-of-your-seat spy thriller. It follows the lives of three characters as they set up a new weekly investigative news program, The Hour. The drama plots the personal lives, professional interplay and jealous ambition between aspiring but renegade journalist Freddie Lyon (Whishaw), the beautiful ambitious young producer Bel Rowley (Garai) with whom he is in love, and his handsome rival Hector Madden (West), the face and lead anchorman of this rising television news team. The Hour plays out as a riveting thriller set against the backdrop of the Cold War and Ian Fleming's world of espionage. The Hour airs Wednesday, February 15, 10:00pm ET/PT.

STUNTS

THE FABULOUS BOWL

It's Eddy vs. Patsy in this all-day marathon celebrating world championship-level fabulousness. Every outrageous moment of Absolutely Fabulous is all in one place as we catch up and count down to the premiere of an all new episode of Ab Fab. The Fabulous Bowl airs Sunday, February 5, 10:00am-6:00am ET/PT.

THE BEST OF RAMSAY'S KITCHEN NIGHTMARES

Gordon's greatest, most furious moments are showcased in this special marathon of Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares. The Best of Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares airs Sunday, February 19, 11:00am-6:00am ET/PT.

TOP GEAR MARATHONS

Two marathons of the world's most popular car show are set for February. Top Gear Marathons air Monday, February 20, 8:00am-6:00am ET/PT.

ONGOING PREMIERES

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

Tuesdays: Jamie's American Road Trip

Wednesdays: Mistresses, The Tudors

Saturdays: The Fades, The Graham Norton Show, Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton, Battlestar Galactica





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· ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS (BBC AMERICA)
· BEING HUMAN (BBC AMERICA)
· HOUR (BBC AMERICA)





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