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[02/09/19 - 05:35 PM]
AMC Networks Announces Start of Production for New and Returning Series in 2019
Said lineup includes AMC's "The Terror: Infamy," "Lodge 49" and "Dispatches From Elsewhere"; BBC America's "Top Gear" and "Doctor Who"; and IFC's "Year of the Rabbit" and "Sherman's Showcase."

[01/29/19 - 04:10 PM]
Keeley Hawes, Sally Phillips and Jill Halfpenny Join the Cast of "Year of the Rabbit" Starring Matt Berry
The six-episode half-hour series sees BAFTA-winning actor Matt Berry play Detective Inspector Rabbit, a hardened booze-hound cop in Victorian London.

[10/30/18 - 10:00 AM]
IFC Unveils Five New Series in Development for Series Contention
IFC's recently greenlit two new series "Sherman's Showcase" and "Year of the Rabbit," both heading into production in early 2019 and set to air on the network later in the year.

[06/07/18 - 03:03 PM]
IFC to Co-Produce "Year of the Rabbit" with UK's Channel 4 - New Original Comedy Series to Debut in 2019
The new series follows Detective Inspector Rabbit (Matt Berry), a hardened booze-hound who's seen it all, and his hapless, new, by-the-books partner Strauss (Freddie Fox).







YEAR OF THE RABBIT (IFC)
Premieres in TBA 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC Networks' press release, February 2019) YEAR OF THE RABBIT - Year of the Rabbit began production on its first season on January 7 in England. Directed by BAFTA-nominated Ben Taylor (Catastrophe, Sex Education), the series stars BAFTA-winning actor Matt Berry as Detective Inspector Rabbit, a hardened booze-hound cop in Victorian London. He's aided and abetted by his new partner Wilbur Strauss (Freddie Fox) and the country's first female police officer, Mabel Wisbech (Susan Wokoma), as they bring justice to the streets of the east end. Alongside the crime-fighting trio, Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard) stars as the mysterious Lydia, Sally Phillips (Veep) is Princess Juliana of Bulgaria, and Jill Halfpenny (Three Girls) features as Rabbit's ex, the deadly Flora. The new original comedy series is written by Emmy(R) and WGA Award-winners Andy Riley and Kevin Cecil (Veep, Black Books), with additional material from star Berry. Ben Farrell and Toby Stevens serve as executive producers for Objective Fiction and Objective Media Group Scotland, with Hannah Mackay producing.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alistair Petrie
· Alun Armstrong as Chief Inspector Wisbech
· Ann Mitchell
· Craig Parkinson
· David Dawson
· Freddie Fox as Wilbur Strauss
· Jill Halfpenny as Flora
· Keeley Hawes as Lydia
· Matt Berry as Rabbit
· Matthew Holness
· Paul Kaye as D.I. Tanner
· Sally Phillips as Princess Juliana
· Susan Wokoma as Mabel Wisbech
CREW INFORMATION:
· Andy Riley as CRTR/EP
· Ben Farrell as EP
· Ben Taylor as DIR
· Hannah Mackay as PROD
· Kevin Cecil as CRTR/EP
· Matt Berry as CRTR
· Toby Stevens as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Objective Fiction