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Watch This Full Orphan Black Season 3 Trailer And Count Your Sisters

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For those who have been waiting for Orphan Black season 3, the April 18 premiere date feels like it’s a long way off. We haven’t seen a ton for the upcoming episodes, and what has dropped in our laps has been more ominous and moody than informative. But the BBC America series is back with this full trailer for the third season. Check it out below. There may be some spoilers if you’re not 100% caught up.

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Orphan Black Season 3 Has This Brilliant Plan To Boost Ratings, Details Here

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Orphan BlackBBC America’s clone drama Orphan Black is one of the most compelling shows on television. The first two seasons garnered widespread acclaim from critics and sci-fi fans, but as happens all to often with genre shows, the ratings haven’t been stellar. Granted, they haven’t been awful, and it has very good numbers on DVRs, streaming, and on demand, but they’re not the best. And in order to hopefully take a step up, the fast approaching season 3 is getting a boost as AMC Networks plans to air the series across all of its outlets.

When the new episodes premiere on April 18, they will air on BBC America and AMC’s flagship station (AMC runs BBC America with BBC Worldwide), of course, but also IFC, WE TV, and Sundance TV. Outside of big political speeches and various MTV awards shows, this kind of cross platform promotion doesn’t happen all that often, and it’s especially cool for a sci-fi show to get this kind of backing.

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Orphan Black Season 3 Gets This Creepy Photo And These New Details

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Orphan BlackWe’re still a few months out from the return of BBC America’s clone drama Orphan Black, but we’re ticking off the days on our calendar, and getting new information about what the upcoming season 3 will look like. There are some big changes in store, with the shadowy Project Castor and the newly added male clones, played by Ari Millen, much like Tatiana Maslany plays all the female members of the Clone Club. There’s also this creepy new still photo.

John Fawcett, co-creator of the series, showed up at the Television Critics Association winter press tour to share a bunch of new details, and the picture for the third season is starting to come into focus. According to Fawcett, the new clones, all militarily trained—which puts Sarah, Cosima, Allison, and the rest at a serious disadvantage—have been a part of the plan since day one. The show was always going to get there, but they just took their time.

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Life On Mars Creators Mix Sci-Fi And Ghosts For BBC America’s The Living And The Dead

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life on marsWhile some may feel the sci-fi genre has been cheapened in recent years by a constant co-mingling with other genres, I think it’s only helping to spread geekdom to unforeseen areas. As a horror fan, I especially love when science fiction takes on monsters and ghouls, and BBC America is betting on people like me tuning into their newest upcoming series, The Living and the Dead. A historical tale that mixes technology and spookiness, this particular genre mash-up comes to us from Matthew Graham and Ashley Pharoah, co-creators of the stellar time-hopping British crime drama Life on Mars.

BBC America has ordered six episodes of The Living and the Dead, which will take place in the community of Somerset, England back in 1888, when the town is at a crossroads between the traditional beliefs of the ancients and the broadening world of science and industrial technology. The series will center on Nathan Appleby, a “reluctant farmer obsessed with proving the existence of the afterlife,” a search that will probably prove fruitful, given this world is inhabited by ghosts, demons, and other mythical creatures. In other words, it probably isn’t the best place to build a quaint bed and breakfast.

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Intruders Trailer Teases BBC America’s Creepy New Thriller

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With Orphan Black, BBC America proved they could compete with the best of the best when it comes to top-notch original series. (And if you still haven’t dived into that show yet, what are you waiting for?) Now they’ve got another new series in the barrel and ready to launch later this summer: Intruders. You can check out the latest trailer for the creepy thriller series up top.

Intruders was created by Glen Morgan, based on the 2009 novel of the same name by Michael Marshall Smith. Set in the Pacific Northwest, Intruders tells the story of Jack Whelan (John Simm), a former LAPD cop whose life gets turned upside down after his wife (Mira Sorvino) vanishes. Other plot threads include a mysterious assassin (James Frain) knocking off people and a runaway little girl (Millie Brown). The illusive threads will “intertwine to reveal a conspiracy that will forever change our understanding of human nature.”

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Two Orphan Black Teasers Announcing An April 19, 2014 Return

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In this long, long gap in between seasons of BBC America’s Orphan Black, I think I’ve gone through the entire Kübler-Ross model of grieving. I couldn’t believe it was over, I was mad that BBC America only gave it ten episodes, I sent them candies and cookies in order to put the show back on the air, I contemplated self-mutilation in between repeats, and then I finally decided to patiently wait until the new season starts next spring. It’s been hard, and the teaser above is just enough to get me right back in clone-happy mode.

The trailer comes from the Canadian network Space, which already has its start date of Saturday, April 19, 2014. BBC America also announced they would also premiere the second season that day, as part of their Supernatural Saturdays coupling with Doctor Who, a series that should premiere to big numbers with Peter Capaldi taking over the role.

Knowing that actress Tatiana Maslany is at the top of her game, the pressure is on creators Graeme Manson and John Fawcett to match the first season’s champion pacing for its high-drama storytelling, not to mention the likable characters and wicked sense of humor. It will doubtlessly be a challenge, and the teaser offers only dialogue from the first season, focusing on the show’s Big Questions.