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We are very pleased to report that BBC America, the home of “Supernatural Saturdays” and therefore the home of such fantastic series as The Fades, Bedlam, and of course Doctor Who, has announced that they are developing two new series that fit right into our agenda. Wired will be a sci-fi program about owning androids as luxury items, and The Dead Beat will be a paranormal procedural where the police beat includes the world of the dead. Get it? Here’s the press release:
@Bbcamerica to develop two new series with UK indie @ClerkenwellFilm, the producers of the UK hit series Misfits
New York – Tuesday, February 28, 2012 – BBC America announced today that it will develop two new distinctive series, Wired and The Dead Beat, with UK indie Clerkenwell Films, producers of the hit UK sci-fi series Misfits. Wired, a sci-fi program from writer Steven Volk (Afterlife), and The Dead Beat, a »
- Erin Willard
BBC America is looking to spread its wings from its parent station the BBC by developing two new original series: Wired and The Dead Beat.
In September, BBC America signed a non-exclusive co-production development deal with Clerkenwell Films, producers of the UK superhero series Misfits. The seeds of the new agreement will consist of the sci-fi drama Wired, from screenwriter Stephen Volk (Ghostwatch, Afterlife), and The Dead Beat, a paranormal crime thriller written by John Jackson (Being Human).
Stephen Volk’s Wired dives into the potentially grim outcome that technological advancement may bring us, while touching upon what it means to be human. Wired is set in a world similar to ours in the present day, with the major exception being that the inhabitants of this world are robotic replicas of ...
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- Scott Stoute
2 items from 2012
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