Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell: There’s Magic in New Drama

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Magic is in the offing at BBC America when it debuts its original fantasy drama, Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, in 2015.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell

Jonathan Strange (Bertie Carvel) and Mr. Norrell (Eddie Marsan) — Image ©BBC, Todd Antony

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Derek: Hit Comedy Comes to a Close

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Derek, the bittersweet comedy nominated for a 2014 National Television Awards nominee for Best Comedy, will complete its run with a one-off special.

Derek

Courtesy of Netflix

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Luther: Idris Elba Returning to Hit Crime Drama in 2015

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BBC America has announced that Luther will return to telly in 2015, just a week after Fox revealed it had commissioned a remake of the hit crime miniseries. (Not that there’s anything wrong with remakes, but “ain’t nothing like the real thing, baby.”)

LUTHER Series 3

Image by Robert Viglasky, © BBC

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