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 drama broadcast on ITV. It was created and written by Chris Chibnall and produced by Kudos Film and Television, Shine America, and Imaginary Friends. The ...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 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 on 4 ...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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Torchwood is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Absolutely Fabulous is listed (or ranked) 11 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 Musketeers is listed (or ranked) 12 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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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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Ripper Street is listed (or ranked) 14 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. The series stars Matthew Macfadyen, Jerome Flynn, and Adam ...more

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David Attenborough's Natural H... is listed (or ranked) 15 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) 16 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) 17 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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The Game is listed (or ranked) 18 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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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Weird Nature is listed (or ranked) 20 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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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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Crash Course is listed (or ranked) 22 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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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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World News Today is listed (or ranked) 24 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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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