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[05/28/14 - 08:00 AM]
The Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Nominations for 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
This year's event will be broadcast live on The CW from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, June 19 and hosted by actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer.

[01/09/14 - 12:59 PM]
The "45th NAACP Image Awards" Nominees Announced
BET and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 19 and 16 nominations respectively, followed by ABC with 15 nominations and HBO with 13 nominations.

[01/02/14 - 09:59 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Crowns BBC America's Record Year
Upcoming premieres include "Fleming: The Man Who Would Be Bond" on January 29; the second season of "Ripper Street" on February 22; and the return of "Orphan Black" on April 19.

[12/12/13 - 08:16 AM]
BBC America Earns Three Golden Globe(R) Nominations
Said nods include Tatiana Maslany for "Orphan Black," Idris Elba for "Luther" and Helena Bonham Carter for "Burton and Taylor."

[12/12/13 - 06:30 AM]
The 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO tops all networks with nine nominations while "House of Cards" leads all series with four.

[07/30/13 - 09:43 AM]
BBC America's Award-Winning Miniseries "Luther" Is Back with a Four-Night Premiere Event
The new season will air nightly at 10:00/9:00c from September 3-6.

[06/20/13 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, June 20
Updates include: Ray Romano books return to NBC's "Parenthood"; Jesse Lee Soffer officially on board "Chicago Fire," "Chicago PD"; and Zach Grenier named series regular on CBS's "The Good Wife."

[05/22/13 - 02:29 PM]
BBC America Summer Preview - "Copper," "Luther," "Broadchurch," "In the Flesh," "Bang Goes The Theory," "Top Gear," "Being Human," "Dangerman: The Incredible Mr. Goodwin"
Newly announced dates include "Broadchurch" (August 7) and "Luther" (September 3).

[01/02/13 - 10:01 AM]
"Doctor Who" Christmas Special Breaks Ratings Record for BBC America
BBC America spins the numbers for Tuesday, December 25 plus the year to date.

[11/26/12 - 08:16 AM]
Sienna Guillory Joins Golden Globe(R) Winner Idris Elba in the Next Installment of BBC America's "Luther"
The third installment of Neil Cross's critically-acclaimed series is due in 2013 on BBC America.

[09/19/12 - 12:55 PM]
Spy Thriller "Hunted," from Creator and Writer Frank Spotnitz, Starring Melissa George, Debuts Oct. 19 on Cinemax
Adam Rayner, Stephen Dillane, Stephen Campbell Moore, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Morven Christie, Lex Shrapnel, Indira Varma, Dhaffer L'Abidine and Patrick Malahide also star.

[07/19/12 - 11:05 AM]
BBC America's Dramaville Earns Five Emmy Nominations
"Luther" star Idris Elba, writer Neil Cross, director Sam Miller and the mini-series itself received nods.

[05/14/12 - 01:12 PM]
NBC Picks Up "Crossbones," New Action-Adventure Series About Golden Age of Pirates
10 episodes of the series, from producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, have been ordered and production will begin in the fall.

[05/14/12 - 12:20 PM]
NBC Post-Upfront Wrap-Up: "30 Rock" Indeed to End; "The Voice" Returns September 10
Plus: look for various comedy pilots to air during its Olympics coverage.

[03/26/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 26
Updates include: David Lyons, Maria Howell round out NBC's "Revolution"; Camille Guaty to "Let It Go" for FOX; and Netflix passes on a "Terra Nova" revival.

[03/19/12 - 07:14 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce New Dramaville Series - "Ripper Street"
The eight-part series, created by Richard Warlow, is set in and around Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, during the aftermath of the Jack The Ripper murders.

[01/26/12 - 12:36 PM]
BBC America to Co-Produce Next Installment of "Luther"
The latest four-part series, starring Idris Elba, will premiere in 2012 as part of the network's Dramaville lineup.

[01/17/12 - 03:40 PM]
BBC America to Air "Luther" This Sunday in Celebration of Idris Elba's Golden Globe Win for Best Actor
The four-episode marathon airs Sunday, January 22, from 11:00am ET to 3:00pm ET.

[12/15/11 - 05:43 AM]
The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
HBO receives 18 nods, including four for "Mildred Pierce" and three each for "Boardwalk Empire," "Too Big to Fail" and "Cinema Verite."

[10/14/11 - 09:21 AM]
BBC America Reports Highest Ratings Growth Among Television Networks
BBC America spins the numbers for the quarter to date.

[08/26/11 - 07:28 AM]
Emmy Nominee Idris Elba Stars in Sequel to BBC America's "Luther"
The four-part sequel premieres Wednesday, September 28 at 10:00/9:00c as part of the network's "Dramaville" lineup.

[08/23/11 - 09:18 AM]
BBC America Launches on Cablevision This Week
As part of the company's agreement to launch BBC America, Cablevision has also extended its carriage agreement for BBC World News.

[08/12/11 - 10:01 AM]
BBC America September Highlights
New additions include Chris Hardwick's "The Nerdist" on Saturday, September 24 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/14/11 - 07:25 AM]
Idris Elba Gets Emmy Nomination for His Role on BBC America's "Luther"
"This has been such an amazing morning for me," said Elba. "I am extremely honored to be nominated in two categories."

[05/25/11 - 09:49 AM]
BBC America Announces New Drama Destination "Dramaville" Hosted by Golden Globe Nominee Idris Elba
The Wednesday block will be home to "The Hour" (August 17), "Luther" (October 5) and "Whitechapel" (November 2).

[03/09/11 - 11:29 AM]
BBC America to Co-Produce Second Season of "Luther"
Star Idris Elba took home best actor at the NAACP Awards on Friday night.

[01/20/11 - 12:42 PM]
BBC Worldwide Surfs Into NATPE 2011 With Hot New Shows
Highlights include the BBC America series "Luther" and "Outcasts."

[01/06/11 - 07:17 AM]
BBC America Celebrates Golden Sunday
"The Kings Speech: Behind the Scenes" and a "Luther" marathon are both set for Sunday, January 9.

[12/14/10 - 07:21 AM]
Idris Elba Receives Golden Globe(R) Nomination for BBC America's "Luther"
"Idris' portrayal of John Luther breaks the mould of TV detectives," said Perry Simon.

[12/14/10 - 05:35 AM]
The 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations
"Boardwalk Empire," "Dexter," "The Good Wife," "Mad Men," "The Walking Dead" are up for Best Drama; "30 Rock," "The Big Bang Theory," "The Big C," "Glee," "Modern Family," "Nurse Jackie" to duel for Best Comedy.

[10/19/10 - 09:21 AM]
BBC America November Highlights: Heroic Heroes Month
The cable channel details its programming offerings for next month.

[09/07/10 - 10:55 AM]
BBC America - October Highlights
Newcomer I'LL DO ANYTHING and season eight of THE GRAHAM NORTON SHOW join the previously announced LUTHER.

[08/12/10 - 12:36 PM]
Idris Elba Stars in Luther, an All New Thriller Premiering October 17 on BBC America
Ruth Wilson, Steven Mackintosh, Indira Varma, Paul McGann, Saskia Reeves and Warren Brown also star.

[07/07/10 - 02:56 PM]
TCA to Unveil Over a Dozen Cable Originals
A&E, BBC America, Discovery, HBO, MTV, Starz and WE tv detail the upcoming offerings.

[06/08/10 - 09:32 AM]
BBC America Reinvents Crime Thriller with Wire Star Idris Elba
The six-part psychological thriller will roll out later this year.







LUTHER (BBC AMERICA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/17/10 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (4 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its third season on 9/6/13; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from BBC America's press release, July 2013) BBC AMERICA's critically acclaimed co-production, Luther, makes its much anticipated return with an explosive four-night television event. Starring Idris Elba (Pacific Rim, Thor) as John Luther in the title role which won him a Golden Globe(R) Best Actor award, the miniseries' third installment finds the near-genius detective struggling to cope with his own demons. He's back under intense pressure with two conflicting crimes to investigate and a ruthless ex-cop determined to bring him down. But love also crosses the detective's path in this new chapter when he meets Mary Day (Sienna Guillory - Resident Evil, Love Actually). While Luther is offered a chance at happiness, he must also face some of the darkest crimes of his career. Luther returns September 3-6, 10:00pm ET/PT.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dermot Crowley as Martin Schenk
· Idris Elba as John Luther
· Michael Smiley as Benny Silver
· Nikki Amuka-Bird as Erin Gray
· Warren Brown as Justin Ripley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Neil Cross as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions