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BBC America Renews Period Drama Copper for Second Season

Date October 18, 2012

Copper

BBC America has given the green light to a second season of its first original drama, Copper, the network announced Thursday.

There is no airdate yet for the 13-episode second season. The period drama, set in 1864, wraps its first 10-episode season on Sunday.

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Copper, from producers Barry Levinson (Diner), Tom Fontana (Oz), Will Rokos (Monster's Ball) and Christina Wayne, follows a rugged Irish immigrant cop  (Tom Weston-Jones) who seeks justice for the powerless.

"BBC America's first original scripted series, Copper, has proven to be a perfect fit for the channel. Our viewers have made it our highest-rated series premiere ever and highest-rated drama series ever," Perry Simon, General Manager, Channels, BBC Worldwide America's General Manager of Channels, said in a statement. "[Copper] truly captured the boiling pot that was New York City in 1864. We can't wait to get started on the second season."

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