Time’s Up for BBC’s ‘The Hour’

The clock has run out on BBC’s “The Hour.” The drama which followed the lives of 1950s BBC news journalists has been cancelled, the U.K’s Broadcast reports. “We loved the show but have to make hard choices to bring new shows through,” a BBC spokesperson said in a statement. The Abi Morgan-created series, which ran […]

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Dominic West in "The Hour" (Photo: Laurence Cendrowicz/Kudos/BBC)

‘The Hour’s Dominic West Previews Hector’s Downward Spiral in Season 2

It’s late 1957 when BBC America’s critically acclaimed drama”The Hour” returns for a second season on Wednesday, Nov. 28, and not all is well in the world, nor the newsroom. DVR “The Hour” To recap, when we last saw the crew of the show’s fictional news program of the same name, volatile reporter Freddie Lyon […]

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5 Things to Know About BBC America’s ’50s Thriller ‘The Hour’

Debuting tonight at 10/9c, BBC America’s new drama “The Hour” uses the backdrop of a 1950s BBC  newsroom to explore class, gender politics, espionage and corruption in Cold War-era England. There’s even a brilliantly heavy love triangle for all the romantics out there. (Watch the pilot episode here on XfinityTV.com before tonight’s premiere.) Created by […]

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