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[12/18/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 18
Updates include: BBC America cancels "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"; Amazon passes on its latest comedy pilots; and NBC eyes a revival of "The Office" for the 2018-19 season.

[08/23/17 - 09:30 AM]
BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" Returns October 14
Max Landis created and executive produces the series with Robert Cooper serving as executive producer and showrunner.

[07/07/17 - 06:59 AM]
BBC America's San Diego Comic-Con Panels Set for Fans on Sunday, July 23 in Hall H
"Doctor Who" and "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" are both on tap.

[05/15/17 - 12:40 PM]
Guest Stars Announced for BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
Season two will return with 10 episodes and premiere later this year.

[05/02/17 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 2
Updates include: Keith Eisner set as new showrunner of ABC's "Designated Survivor"; Emily C. Chang to recur on Freeform's "The Bold Type"; and Izzie Steele lands role on BBC America's "Dirk Gently."

[04/17/17 - 11:37 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 17
Updates include: D.L. Hughley signs onto "Brothered Up" at CBS; Gus Halper cast as Erik Menendez in NBC's "Law & Order: True Crime"; and AMC's "The Walking Dead" promotes three to series regulars.

[04/04/17 - 11:24 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 4
Updates include: FXX cancels "Man Seeking Woman"; Netflix gives third season to "A Series of Unfortunate Events"; and Osric Chau named regular on BBC America's "Dirk Gently."

[11/21/16 - 08:58 AM]
BBC America Announces Season Two Greenlight of Scripted Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
Season two will return with 10 episodes and premiere in 2017.

[10/07/16 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 7
Updates include: Starz orders third season for "Ash vs. Evil Dead"; Dominic Monaghan cast in Lifetime's "A Midsummer's Nightmare"; and Lucy Boynton tapped for Netflix's "Gypsy."

[10/07/16 - 06:16 AM]
Video: BBC America to Release New World Premiere Videos Today
The network will release world premiere videos of "Doctor Who" and "Class" as well as the first ever scene from "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency."

[09/23/16 - 08:29 AM]
BBC America Takeover at New York Comic Con Launches First Ever Panels at the Theater at Madison Square Garden
The takeover features panels and a world premiere screening with the casts and creators of "Doctor Who," new original series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" and new "Doctor Who" spin-off, "Class."

[09/15/16 - 01:11 PM]
BBC America's New Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" Debuts Saturday, October 22
Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett topline the eight-part series.

[08/24/16 - 09:30 AM]
Video: New Teaser and World Premiere Time Revealed for BBC America's "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
In addition, the network has announced a series of programming stunts, including an original "Star Trek" anniversary celebration, to premiere in the build up to the new series launch.

[07/23/16 - 04:30 PM]
Video: BBC America Releases First Look at Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency"
The series is now in production and will premiere October 22.

[06/28/16 - 07:30 AM]
BBC America Introduces "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" and Bids Farewell to Fan-Favorite "Orphan Black" at San Diego Comic-Con 2016
Co-stars Tatiana Maslany, Jordan Gavaris, Kristian Bruun, Kevin Hanchard, as well as co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson, are slated to appear for the latter series.

[05/31/16 - 12:32 PM]
BBC America Announces Original Scripted Development Projects and Upcoming Summer and Fall Premiere Slate
Upcoming premiere dates include "Ripper Street" on July 28, "Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency" on October 22 and "Undercover" on November 17.

[05/24/16 - 09:02 AM]
BBC America Begins Production on Original Series "Dirk Gently's Holisitic Detective Agency," Starring Elijah Wood and Samuel Barnett
The series is a comedic thriller that follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently (Samuel Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Elijah Wood).

[04/08/16 - 11:44 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 8
Updates include: Paul Adelstein to take a "Chance" on Hulu; Hannah Marks bound for BBC America's "Dirk Gently"; and "Sleepy Hollow" loses another series regular.

[03/29/16 - 01:22 PM]
Samuel Barnett Cast in Title Role of BBC America's "Dirk Gently"
The announcement comes on the heels of Elijah Wood being cast in the role of "Todd."

[03/22/16 - 05:09 PM]
Elijah Wood Cast in BBC America's "Dirk Gently"
The comedic thriller follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric "holistic" detective Dirk Gently and his reluctant assistant Todd, as they wend their way through one big, seemingly insane mystery a season.

[01/08/16 - 12:01 PM]
BBC America Announces Greenlight of New Original Scripted Series Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
The straight to series order includes eight one-hour episodes.

[01/08/16 - 12:00 PM]
BBC America TCA Announcements Include a "Doctor Who" Spin-Off Series, A High-Octane Thriller and a Special Starring Pop Icon Adele
"Class," a companion for hit series "Doctor Who," from American young adult writer Patrick Ness, will be co-produced by the network.

[07/31/15 - 11:58 AM]
BBC America Announces Two New Original Scripted Series and Original Scripted Development Slate
"Undercover", a gripping political thriller from acclaimed writer Peter Moffat starring Sophie Okonedo and Adrian Lester, and "Thirteen," a compelling contemporary mystery from rising star Marnie Dickens, are both on tap for 2016.







DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY (BBC AMERICA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/22/16 - 12/16/17
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2017-2018 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (18 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 12/18/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from BBC America's press release, August 2017) Every season is a dizzying, smart, dangerous, unexpected and (for us, not the people involved) fun adventure that explores a different genre. Season one was about time travel with body-swapping, and this season involves an injection of fantasy. The vast dangers lurking in the fantasy realm navigate a path to Earth, becoming a threat in reality, and it's up to Dirk (Barnett) and the gang to stop them in their tracks. But first - they need to find each other... Everything and everyone continues to be connected... from the sterile chambers of the government organization Blackwing, to the sleepy town of Bergsberg and the magical land of Wendimoor. After a few misfires, Dirk Gently steadily finds his footing on the new case to "find The Boy", and with the help of his friends, makes the necessary connections to solve the mystery before it's too late.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Aaron Douglas as Gordon Rimmer
· Dustin Milligan as Hugo Friedkin
· Elijah Wood as Todd Brotzman
· Fiona Dourif as Bart Curlish
· Hannah Marks as Amanda Brotzman
· Jade Eshete as Farah Black
· Michael Eklund as Martin
· Miguel Sandoval as Scott Riggins
· Mpho Koaho as Ken
· Neil Brown, Jr. as Estevez
· Osric Chau as Vogle
· Richard Schiff as Zimmerfield
· Samuel Barnett as Dirk Gently
· Ty Olsson as Dorian
· Viv Leacock as Gripps
· Zak Santiago as Cross
CREW INFORMATION:
· Arvind Ethan David as EP
· David Alpert as EP
· David Ozer as EP
· Dean Parisot as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Douglas Adams as BOOK
· Max Landis as CRTR/EP
· Rick Jacobs as EP
· Robert Cooper as EP
· Ted Adams as EP
· Zainir Aminullah as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· AMC Studios
· BBC Worldwide Productions
· Circle of Confusion
· Ideate Media
· IDW Entertainment