BBC America acquires remastered 'Python'


BBC America has acquired a remastered version of sketch comedy show "Monty Python's Flying Circus," which will be making its U.S. premiere in a 10-hour marathon starting 9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT May 26. The show is a Python Pictures Ltd. production distributed by BBC Worldwide.

In addition, the network has acquired the third season of "The Graham Norton Show," a So Television production for BBC that's distributed by So Television Ltd., and the Christmas special "Not Going Out," an Avalon Production distributed by BBC Worldwide.

"Norton's" third season debut at 10 p.m. ET/PT April 26, while "Not Going Out" premieres at 9:20 p.m. ET/PT May 2.