BBC AMERICA CELEBRATES THE SUMMER OF LONDON
Live Coverage of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
US Premiere Comedies: Twenty Twelve and Absolutely Fabulous
World Premiere Specials: The Brit List hosted by Asha Leo
US Premiere Documentaries: The Diamond Queen and Discovering Lennon
US Premiere Drama: Going For Gold – The ’48 Games
Entire Series Marathon: The Tudors
Multi-platform Summer of London countdown hosted by Asha Leo
The channel announced today BBC AMERICA’s Summer of London programming will include live coverage of both the Thames Diamond Jubilee Pageant for Her Majesty The Queen and Jubilee Day, including Service of Thanksgiving at St. Paul’s Cathedral, as well as the US premiere of the landmark documentary The Diamond Queen.
As a tribute to the London Olympics, the channel will air highly acclaimed comedy Twenty Twelve starring Downton Abbey’s Hugh Bonneville, an Olympic themed Absolutely Fabulous special starring Jennifer Saunders and Joanna Lumley and Doctor Who’s Matt Smith stars in the uplifting drama Going for Gold – The ’48 Games.
Read more about BBC America's Summer of London programming here.