BBC America Introduces DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY at San Diego Comic-Con 2016

Following BBC AMERICA's announcement that award-winning original series ORPHAN BLACK has been renewed for a fifth and final season, the network announced today ORPHAN BLACK will return to San Diego on Friday, July 22 for a final Comic-Con farewell panel with fans. In addition, BBCA's first ever panel for its next original series, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, will be held on Saturday, July 23, with stars Elijah Wood, Samuel Barnett, Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, lead writer and executive producer Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper. The series' world premiere is set for October 22 on BBC AMERICA.

ORPHAN BLACK PANEL
Orphan Black - BBC AMERICA
Friday, July 22
4:30pm
Room # 6BCF

BBC AMERICA's award-winning original series ORPHAN BLACK returns for its fourth and final San Diego Comic-Con panel. Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) nominee Tatiana Maslany (Sarah and the Leda clones), Jordan Gavaris (Felix), Kristian Bruun (Donnie), Kevin Hanchard (Art), as well as co-creators John Fawcett and Graeme Manson, will be joined by this year's moderator COMEDY BANG! BANG! host Scott Aukerman. They'll look back at the entire series and offer clues to what's next for the Clone Club. @OrphanBlack #OrphanBlack

DIRK GENTLY'S HOLISTIC DETECTIVE AGENCY PANEL
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency - BBC AMERICA
Saturday, July 23
4:00pm
Room # 6BCF

Join stars Elijah Wood (Wilfred), Samuel Barnett (Penny Dreadful), Hannah Marks (The Amazing Spiderman), Jade Eshete (Dead Beat), lead writer and executive producer Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra) and showrunner Robert Cooper (Stargate Atlantis, Stargate Universe) for a first look at BBC AMERICA's Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, a new original series from the producers of The Walking Dead, premiering October 22. An adaptation from famed author of Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams - Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency follows the bizarre adventures of eccentric detective Dirk Gently (Barnett) and his reluctant assistant Todd (Wood), as they wend their way through an insane mystery; crossing unlikely paths with a bevy of wild and dangerous characters, each episode landing them a few random steps closer to uncovering the truth. BBCA's Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency is an eight-part co-production of AMC Studios, IDEATE MEDIA and IDW Entertainment with Circle of Confusion producing. @DirkGentlyBBCA #DirkGently

BBC AMERICA COMIC-CON COVERAGE

For full Comic-Con coverage and updates, please visit bbcamerica.com/shows/comic-con.

Created in 1998, BBC America is a HUB of innovative, culturally contagious programming like the ground-breaking un-scripted series Top Gear, the top-rated science-fiction phenomenon Doctor Who, and the fan-favorite Orphan Black. The influential network has been the launch pad for talent including Ricky Gervais, Gordon Ramsay, and Graham Norton - all adopted as American pop culture icons. A joint venture between BBC Worldwide (the commercial arm of the BBC) and AMC Networks, BBCA has attracted both critical acclaim and major awards including four Emmy(R) Awards, five Golden Globes(R) and 12 Peabody Awards. The irrepressible network has garnered one of cable's most curious, educated and affluent audiences, with many properties boasting super-fan levels of engagement. Available on cable and satellite TV, BBC America broadcasts in both standard and high-definition, is available On Demand across all major digital platforms and offers full episodes online at bbcamerica.com.

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