'Luther' Season 3, David Tennant's 'Broadchurch' lead BBC America summer schedule

luther-season-3-idris-elba.jpg"Luther" is set for a much-anticipated return, while acclaimed new drama "Broadchurch" is heading for a US debut on BBC America this summer.

The cable network has announced its summer slate, including an August 7 premiere for "Broadchurch," starring David Tennant of "Doctor Who" fame and Olivia Colman, at 10 p.m. ET and a special four-day run of "Luther," starring Idris Elba in his Emmy nominated role, September 3-6 at 10 p.m. ET.

The summer originals kick off with the return of unscripted series "Bang Goes the Theory" with three back-to-back episodes on June 4 at 9 p.m.

Zombie mini-series "In the Flesh" will air June 6-8 at 10 p.m. ET, while the final season of the U.K. version of "Being Human" launches July 13 at 10 p.m.

The network's original drama "Copper" returns for Season 2 on June 23 at 10 p.m. and unscripted stunt show "Dangerman: The Incredible Mr. Goodwin" premieres July 8 at 10 p.m. ET.

In addition to all of these, "Top Gear" will return for Season 20 on a date yet to be determined.
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