Torchwood Series 2 BBC America January

By Mark
BBC America have now officially announced the date in which Torchwood Series 2 will air in the United States. The second season of Torchwood will start in America on January 26th 2008. No date is yet confirmed about when Torchwood Series 2 will start here in the UK however it will probably a week or two before America. Here is what BBC America have to say;

January is Torchwood month with the return of BBC America's hit sci-fi show and DVD Release. BBC America's all-time highest rated show, Torchwood, is back with a U.S. premiere second season, beginning January 26, 9:00pm ET/PT. Created by Russell T Davies, lead writer on the current Doctor Who series, Torchwood (13 x 60) is a BBC Production, distributed by BBC Worldwide.With guest stars including James Marsters (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Smallville), Alan Dale (Ugly Betty, The OC) and Doctor Who's Freema Agyeman, the show will air close to its UK premiere.Richard De Croce, VP Programming, BBC America says: Torchwood has legions of loyal fans in the U.S. and we wanted to bring them the next season as soon as possible.And fresh from its critically acclaimed airing on BBC America in September, Torchwood: The Complete First Season goes on sale January 22. The 7-disc DVD set includes over 6 hours of bonus features including outtakes and cast interviews.Torchwood is an action-packed, adrenalin-fuelled sci-fi series following the adventures of a team of investigators, lead by Captain Jack Harkness (John Barrowman), who use alien technology to solve crime. With fearsome new aliens and compelling storylines the second season takes the close-knit Torchwood team through dare-devil action, temptation, heartache and a life changing event for one of the team.Hollywood Reporter called it "...a crackling good, brilliantly conceived sci-fi series that targets actual grown-ups" while the Philadelphia Inquirer said it was "...super-slick, raw, bizarre, hilarious, spooky, scary and sublimely sexy."BBC America brings audiences a new generation of award-winning television featuring razor-sharp comedies, provocative dramas, life-changing makeovers and news with a uniquely global perspective. BBC America pushes the boundaries to deliver high quality, highly addictive and eminently watchable programming to viewers who demand more. BBC AMERICA is distributed by Discovery Networks. It is available on digital cable and satellite TV. For more information about BBC America visit http://www.bbcamerica.com/.

Warning the next section of this post contains major spoilers for Torchwood Series 2, so look away if you don't want to be spoiled.
Joined by Freema Agyeman (Doctor Who’s Martha Jones) for three episodes and with guest stars Richard Briers (Monarch Of The Glen), Alan Dale (Ugly Betty, Neighbours) and James Marsters (Buffy The Vampire Slayer), Torchwood journey from contemporary Cardiff to the 51st century, and back to the First World War. On their travels, they battle fearsome new aliens; a rogue Time Agent; a tragic Time-Slip from the Great War; and a memory thief who uncovers long-forgotten secrets among the entire team.

This is of course great news for both American and British fans of Torchwood. Torchwood Series 2 will be airing on 26th January for America and most probably a week earlier in the United Kingdom.
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3 comments so far.

  1. Collin 22 November 2007 at 06:54
    Well, that's a bit of refreshing news. I thought we'd have to wait six months to a year to get series two. Fantastic! Can't wait to see how Martha Jones interacts with the team.
  2. a64 22 November 2007 at 20:57
    YES! I will!
  3. a64 22 November 2007 at 20:59
    Wait, I just worked out that if we get it a week earlier, then the end of Torchwood (and the start of Doctor Who since they wouldn't let it overlap surely) would be April 16th or something. Surely not that late?!

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