The Second Season of “Broadchurch” Returns This March and Entertainment One Will Release the Highest-Rated Drama on British Television to All Major Digital Platforms

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The Eagerly Awaited Series, Starring David Tennant, Olivia Colman, Charlotte Rampling and Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Will Premiere on BBC America on March 4 at 10pm ET, And Be Available to Purchase the Day Following Broadcast

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BROADCHURCH, winner of multiple 2014 BAFTA Awards, including “Best Drama Series”, and the highest-rated drama on British television returns for its hotly anticipated Second Season on March 4. Following its BBC America premiere – details of which remain a closely guarded secret -- mystery buffs, TV aficionados and anglophiles will be able to purchase each episode of Season Two to stream or download from all major digital download platforms, exclusively from Entertainment One.

In BROADCHURCH: SEASON TWO, David Tennant (“Doctor Who”, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire) returns as Alec Hardy and Olivia Colman (The Iron Lady, Hot Fuzz) resumes her role as Ellie Miller, last seen having her life torn apart as husband Joe confessed to murdering local schoolboy Danny Latimer in the seaside town. This season, the duo will be joined by Emmy® nominated film and television actress Charlotte Rampling, Academy Award®, BAFTA and Golden Globe®- nominated Marianne Jean-Baptiste, James D’Arcy (Cloud Atlas, Hitchcock, Jupiter Ascending), Eve Myles (“Torchwood”, “Merlin”, “Little Dorrit”) and Phoebe Waller-Bridge (Bad Education, Blandings, “Glue”).

BROADCHURCH is executive produced by Chris Chibnall (The Great Train Robbery, “Torchwood”) for Imaginary Friends and Jane Featherstone (“Utopia”, “The Hour”, Spooks) on behalf of Kudos, a Shine Group company. The Producer is Richard Stokes (“Silk”, “Law & Order: UK”) who also produced the first series. James Strong, who directed five episodes of the first series, directs episodes one and two of this series.

About Entertainment One
Entertainment One Ltd. is a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. The company’s comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the U.S., the UK, Ireland, Spain, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa and South Korea. Through established Film and Television divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 40,000 film and television titles, 4,500 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.

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Digital street date(s): Beginning March 5, 2015    
Running time Episodes approx. 60 mins. each
Genre: Drama
Rated: TV-MA

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