TV The Best Current BBC America TV Series  

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List Rules TV series with original episodes airing on the BBC America network

BBC America has aired numerous entertaining series over the years. Which of their current TV series are the most enjoyable to watch?

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Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs Sherlock is a British television crime drama that presents a contemporary adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes detective stories. Created by Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss, it ...more

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Doctor Who is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Peter Capaldi, Jenna Coleman, Eric Roberts Doctor Who (BBC, 2005) is a British science-fiction television show created by Sydney Newman, C. E. Webber, and Donald Wilson. The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer ...more

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Broadchurch is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Jodie Whittaker Broadchurch is a British television crime drama broadcast on ITV. It was created and written by Chris Chibnall and produced by Kudos Film and Television, Shine America, and Imaginary Friends. ...more

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Orphan Black is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Tatiana Maslany, Dylan Bruce, Jordan Gavaris Orphan Black is a Canadian science fiction television series created by screenwriter Graeme Manson and director John Fawcett, starring Tatiana Maslany as several identical people who are, in ...more

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Luther is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Idris Elba, Warren Brown, Dermot Crowley Luther is a British crime drama series starring Idris Elba as the eponymous character DCI John Luther. Written by Neil Cross, the first series, comprising six one-hour long episodes, premiered ...more

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The Graham Norton Show is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Graham Norton The Graham Norton Show is a British comedy chat show broadcast on BBC One in the United Kingdom. It was shown on BBC Two from February 2007 to May 2009 and has been on BBC One since October ...more

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Killing Eve is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer, Fiona Shaw Killing Eve (BBC America, 2018) is a British drama television series developed by Phoebe Waller-Bridge, based on the novels by Luke Jennings. Eve Polastri (Sandra Oh), a desk-bound MI5 Officer, ...more

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The Last Kingdom is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Alexander Dreymon, Tobias Santelmann, Emily Cox The Last Kingdom (BBC America, 2015) is a British historical fiction television series based on Bernard Cornwell's The Saxon Stories series of novels. In 872 England, an unlikely hero (Alexander ...more

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Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Richard Hammond, Jeremy Clarkson, James May Top Gear is a British television series about motor vehicles, primarily cars, and is the most widely watched factual television programme in the world. It began in 1977 as a conventional ...more

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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
John Barrowman, Eve Myles, Kai Owen Torchwood is a British science fiction television programme created by Russell T Davies. A spin-off from the 2005 revival of long-running science fiction programme Doctor Who, Torchwood aired ...more

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The Musketeers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Luke Pasqualino, Tom Burke, Howard Charles The Musketeers is a BBC historical-action drama programme based on the characters from Alexandre Dumas's novel The Three Musketeers and co-produced by BBC America and BBC Worldwide. The first ...more

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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, Adam Rothenberg Ripper Street is a British TV series set in Whitechapel in London's East End in 1889, six months after the infamous Jack the Ripper murders. The series stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and ...more

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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detecti... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Samuel Barnett, Elijah Wood, Hannah Marks Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is a BBC America comic science fiction detective television series, taking place after the Douglas Adams novel series of the same name.

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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Julia Sawalha Absolutely Fabulous, also known as Ab Fab, is a BBC television sitcom created by Jennifer Saunders, based on an original idea by her and Dawn French, and written by Saunders, who plays the ...more

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The Game is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Hosea Chanchez, Wendy Raquel Robinson, Coby Bell The Game is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil. Premiering on October 1, 2006, the series debuted as the only new comedy series chosen for The CW's primetime ...more

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David Attenborough's Natural H... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive Britain's best-loved broadcaster brings his favourite extinct creatures back to life in David Attenborough's Natural History Museum Alive. In this ground-breaking film, Sir David takes us on a ...more

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London Spy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Ben Whishaw, Jim Broadbent, Edward Holcroft London Spy (BBC Two, 2015) is a British-American five-part drama television serial created by Tom Rob Smith. A chance romance between two men from very different worlds, one from the ...more

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The X-Files is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi The X-Files is an American science fiction horror drama television series created by Chris Carter. The program originally aired from September 10, 1993 to May 19, 2002 on Fox, spanning nine ...more

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Weird Nature is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Weird Nature Weird Nature is a 2002 British documentary television series produced by John Downer Productions for the BBC and Discovery Channel. The series features strange behavior in nature—specifically, ...more

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World News Today is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
World News Today is a current affairs news programme, produced by BBC News, presented by Philippa Thomas, Kasia Madera and Karin Giannone. It was originally conceived as a morning television ...more

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Wild Things is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Wild Things Wild Things is an eight episode reality television series which features three transgender women on a fundraising road-trip to earn money for a relative with a life-threatening disease. The ...more

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BBC World News America is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
BBC World News America is a current affairs news programme produced by BBC World News to be shown initially for American audiences. It is presented by Katty Kay, who was announced as the main ...more

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In the Flesh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Luke Newberry, Harriet Cains, Marie Critchley In the Flesh is a BAFTA award-winning BBC Three supernatural drama series starring Luke Newberry. Written and created by Dominic Mitchell, the show began airing on BBC Three on 17 March 2013 ...more

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Crash Course is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Crash Course is a 1988 made for television teen film directed by Oz Scott.

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Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Stephanie Leonidas, Reece Ritchie Atlantis is a 2011 BBC docudrama which depicts a re-enactment of the events surrounding the volcanic eruption which destroyed the island of Thera, an incident believed to have inspired the ...more

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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Bertie Carvel, Eddie Marsan, Marc Warren Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is a seven-part British fantasy television series to be shown on BBC One, adapted by Peter Harness from Susanna Clarke's best-selling novel of the same name, to ...more

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The Nerdist is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Chris Hardwick, Matt Mira, Jonah Ray

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QI is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Alan Davies QI is a British comedy panel game television quiz show created and co-produced by John Lloyd, hosted by Stephen Fry, and featuring permanent panellist Alan Davies. Most of the questions are ...more

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Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Gordon Ramsay, Neil Farrell, Daniela Bayfield Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares (Channel 4, 2004) is a reality television program. In each episode, chef Gordon Ramsay visits a failing restaurant and acts as a troubleshooter to help improve the ...more

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Atlantis is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Mark Addy, Jack Donnelly, Robert Emms Cancelled Atlantis is a British fantasy-adventure television programme, inspired by Greek mythology and created by Johnny Capps and Julian Murphy with Howard Overman. It premiered on 28 September 2013. It ...more

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Almost Royal is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Almost Royal Ed Gamble, Amy Hoggart, Gemma Whelan Almost Royal is a BBC AMERICA original series produced by Burning Bright Productions and distributed by BBC Worldwide.

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Mud, Sweat and Gears is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Current BBC America TV Series
Mud, Sweat and Gears Tom Ford