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"Gavin & Stacey" Heads to BBC America

Looking for your next British telly series fix?

Look no further as BBC America announced their latest comedy acquisition: the delightfully wry Gavin & Stacey, which will launch on the digital cabler this August.

Starring Joanna Page (Love Actually), Mathew Horne (The Catherine Tate Show), Ruth Jones (Saxondale), James Corden (Teachers), Alison Steadman (Life is Sweet), and Rob Brydon (Little Britain), Gavin & Stacey tells the story of Englishman Gavin and Welsh-born Stacey, who only ever spoken on the telephone; when they finally meet up, it's true love, despite their different backgrounds and the pressures of their quirky families and respective best friends Smithy and Nessa, who only seem to get along when they're drunk.

The series was created by co-stars Jones and Corden and, like all great British series, a US adaptation is already being developed at NBC. (Gee, that took long.)

I cannot wait for Gavin & Stacey to make its way across the pond. BBC America has wisely acquired both seasons of the comedy series
--with six half-hour episodes in the first season and seven episodes in the second--and will hopefully air these seasons back-to-back, giving us thirteen weeks of one of the quirkiest, funniest British comedies to come along in a long time.

Comments

eAi said…
It's good fun - you'll enjoy it :)

There's meant to be a final Christmas Special to end the series.
Anonymous said…
Oi, Whats Occuring? Gavin and Stacey in America, I'm not going to lie to you thats Tidy.
Anonymous said…
Another quirky, fun British comedy washing up on our shores? Yay!

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