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BBC America Brings "Torchwood" to New York Comic-Con

Torchwood fans have something to look forward to next month at New York Comic-Con.

Digital cabler BBC America has announced that it will bring its highly rated sci-fi series Torchwood to New York Comic-Con 2009, presenting a sneak peek of the series' third season, Torchwood: Children of Earth, and a panel session with series lead Eve Myles and director Euros Lyn.

The Torchwood panel will be presented on Saturday, February 7th at 4:15 pm and marks Myles and Lyn's first U.S. panel appearance. Myles, of course, plays Torchwood mainstay Gwen Cooper, while Lyn directed the entire five-episode third season of Torchwood. (Of note: Lyn will also direct David Tennant’s final two episodes as the Tenth Doctor on Doctor Who.)

Torchwood: Children of Earth will air later this year on BBC America as a five-part television event that finds the Torchwood team battling for the future of the human race against the fiercest force they have encountered to date.

“Torchwood face their toughest battle to date in this new series,” said series creator/executive producer Russell T. Davies in a statement. “This latest threat causes global shockwaves and the team has to fight with everything they’ve got to survive. Viewers are in for a real treat.”

Stay tuned for news about a launch date for Torchwood: Children of Earth on BBC America.

Comments

joy said…
Sigh. Between you and Anglophenia...I blame you for me running right to the site and buying my 3-day trade pass.

I'd probably follow Euros Lyn anywhere. And Joss. And Seth. And Joshua Jackson. (Ok, that last one isn't confirmed, I don't think, but he actually trumps the rest. IJS.)
Anonymous said…
No fair! Can't they do a sneak peek in LA too!
Anonymous said…
Damn it! I might have to go to NY:CC now after all.
joy said…
Hey, you guys get Paley. PLUS, you get the real CC in SD. We should get *some*thing. :-)
Anonymous said…
Should we then interpret the fact that BBCA is bring Torchwood to New York rather than San Diego a sign that they'll air Torchwood before July and not after????

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