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Question: Is BBC America planning to drop good U.K. mysteries like Wire in the Blood, Murphy's Law, Silent Witness, Waking the Dead and Rebus in favor of more reality shows, as A&E did a few years ago? I have been watching the BBC America mysteries for more than six years and have liked most of the ones they air. Have you heard or read any news about BBC America's plans for the future? Most of the summer they aired reruns of Murphy's Law. It looked like they would air a new season in the fall after airing the reruns of previous seasons. However, Top Gear now is airing in the time slot that until recently was BBC America Mystery Mondays. Any information would be appreciated.
Answer: Mysteries are always going to be part of the BBC America menu, but they may not necessarily be scheduled on a dedicated night. The way it was explained to me by an insider is that BBCA is looking to build more of its schedule around longer-running series for the sake of consistency, which is why the popular