BBC America will unveil new shows this year - and a Valentine's Day special with Adele.
Class, a spin-off of Doctor Who, comes from American young adult writer Patrick Ness, making his screenwriting debut. Set in a school in modern-day London, the show features all-new villains and aliens and premieres some time this year.
Dirk Gently is an adaptation of Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, the comic novels from Douglas Adams, the author ofHitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. The eight one-hour episodes follow the bizarre travails of detective Dirk Gently and his assistant Todd as they cross paths with wild and sketchy characters.
Six-part thriller Prey premieres Feb. 25 at 10/9c. It's two three-part stories, the first of which finds Detective Constable Marcus Farrow (John Simm) on the run and doing the unthinkable to clear his name. The other story chronicles prison officer David Murdoch as his life unravels after he gets a unexpected phone call that threatens the life of his pregnant daughter.
And if you're one of the many people bummed about not getting Adele tickets, don't worry. Adele: Live in London airs Feb. 14 at 10/9c, with the singer performing classic tracks and songs from her earth-shattering new record 25.