BBC America has picked up three new dramas: The Queen’s Sister, a single feature from Channel 4, Conviction, a six-episode hour drama from BBC Three; and Murder Prevention, a six-episode hour drama from BBC Five.
The Queen’s Sister, a biopic of Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth’s sister, is slated for Spring 2006. Conviction, a dark crime drama on life on the police force (Shield for the "bobby" set?), is set for January 2006. Murder Prevention, a crime drama, is slated for Spring 2006.
BBC America, distributed by Discovery Networks, averaged 78,000 total viewers in prime during third quarter, up 26% over last year.