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BBC America's set a premiere date for its newest show "Orphan Black" -- Saturday, March 30th at 9pm will be the kickoff for the sci-fi series, which willl air between the season premiere of "Doctor Who" at 8pm and the series premiere of Chris Hardwick's "The Nerdist" at 10pm. Created by "Ginger Snaps" director John Fawcett and "Cube" writer Graeme Manson, the Canadian co-production stars Tatiana Maslany as Sarah, a street-smart orphaned foster kid who steals the identity of a woman named Beth after witnessing her suicide. Rather than being able to live easy off the borrowed bank account, Sarah finds herself caught in a conspiracy after she learns that she and the dead woman were clones, and possibly not the only ones. Jordan Gavaris ("Degrassi"), Dylan Bruce ("NCIS"), Maria Doyle Kennedy ("Downton Abbey"), Michael Mando ("The Killing"), Kevin Hanchard ("Republic of »

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