BBC America Announces Midseason Premiere Dates and New Series

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BBC America was full of announcements at the winter press tour. Coming off of a year that brought the channel much buzz thanks to the genre hit Orphan Black and Doctor Who, the network is planning an equally exciting lineup for 2014, including new dramas Intruders starring John Simm (Life on Mars) and the Cold War spy thriller The Game.

Based on Michael Marshall Smith’s novel of the same name, Intruders is a paranormal drama that draws together seemingly unrelated storylines to reveal an overarching conspiracy that could change all of mankind. Simm stars as Los Angeles cop Jack Whelan, who cannot escape his dark past when his wife goes missing. The series is written and executive produced by Glen Morgan (The X-Files).

The Game is a six-part drama about ’70s era espionage from Being Human creator Toby Whithouse. When a KGB defector reveals the existence of a Soviet plot, codenamed Operation Glass, the head of MI5, simply known as Daddy (Brian Cox), assembles a secret committee to investigate. The series is set for a Fall 2014 debut.

Additionally, BBC America announced season two of Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan will premiere Tuesday, March 25th at 10PM. This season Monaghan will travel to Kenya, Zambia, Costa Rica, Brazil, Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Japan and go on an adventure in New Zealand with his former Lord of the Rings‘ co-star, Billy Boyd. On Tuesday, March 11th at 9PM, the network will premiere 24 Hours on Earth, and finally, on Saturday, April 19th at 10pm, the four-part docu-series The Real History of Science Fiction will examine the popular genre from every angle.

Which BBC America series are you looking forward to the most?