BBC America Renews Almost Royal


NEW YORK: BBC America is going for a second season of Almost Royal, which marked its first original comedy series.

The 8×30-minute season two is produced by Burning Bright Productions with Clive Tulloh (Eddie Izzard: Marathon Man, The Dame Edna Treatment) as executive producer and Séamus Murphy-Mitchell (Bug, Friday Night with Jonathan Ross) as series producer. The first season premiered on BBC America on June 21 and aired on E4 in the U.K. BBC Worldwide handles international distribution for the show.

Tulloh said: "Burning Bright is delighted to have the opportunity to be making a second season of Almost Royal for BBC America. We are very proud to have made such an innovative comedy series that had found an audience on both sides of the Atlantic."
Perry Simon, the general manager of BBC America, added: "Poppy and Georgie are back. God help us all."