U.S. Premiere Date for 'Outcasts' - Jamie Bamber News
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U.S. Premiere Date for 'Outcasts'
BBC America's press site has announced that Outcasts will finally premiere on U.S. television on Saturday, June 18th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  For those who haven't been following along, note that Jamie ONLY appears in the first episode.

To compensate in advance for the lack of extensive Bamber, I offer this screencap:


You're welcome. ;)

(Also note that if you're multi-region capable, the Region 2 DVD of Outcasts Series 1 - which, it appears, is actually now the complete series as the show has not been renewed by the BBC - is available NOW.)


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scifishipper From: scifishipper Date: April 21st, 2011 01:05 am (UTC) (Link Me)
Hello gorgeous! Thanks as always for putting Jamie on my f'list. <3<3
From: (Anonymous) Date: April 21st, 2011 07:21 pm (UTC) (Link Me)
Even though I haven't heard good things about the show, I have to say the bearded adventurer look really suits him, just my thing!
And a lot of reviews specifically singled out Jamie in a positive sense and said he was really missing in the rest of the eps...
asta77 From: asta77 Date: April 21st, 2011 07:50 pm (UTC) (Link Me)
I'm biased, of course ;), but Jamie was definitely one of the best things about the first episode. I watched the second episode and was bored to the point of almost turning it off. I heard the series got better as it progressed and I may give it another try on BBCA to see if that is true. But definitely tune in for the premiere. :)
zegeekgirl From: zegeekgirl Date: April 21st, 2011 08:04 pm (UTC) (Link Me)
I watched the series all the way through to the end (right up to the deeply unsatisfying conclusion; they must have been quite confident they were going to get a second series. :P ), and despite also being slightly biased, obviously, I have to agree. Jamie brought a lot of charisma and depth to the proceedings, although I should note that there were other really good one-off performances. Of particular note, I think in Episode 5: Juliet Aubry (who of course turned up in the first series of LOUK as Emma Sandbrook, the mum-slash-callgirl murderess) played another expeditionary, a single mum who comes back from a mission and some VERY weird shit starts to happen. She was very good, also, and actually her storyline made me question elements of Mitchell (Jamie)'s backstory in a way that I thought was really interesting. Of course, that didn't pan out like it had hoped, but it did make me really wish that the series had more of a focus on the dynamic between the colony and the mysteries of the planet using the expeditionaries as the focus and the intermediary. I found those roles so much more interesting and well-played than most of the principle characters; when strange stuff starts to happen w/ them, what does it mean for the colony at large? (In a perfect, self-contained eight-part series, maybe they could have pulled that off; because they were clearly aiming for a longer run, you've got the whole Julius Berger sub-plot which I found completely predictable and could have done without.)
zegeekgirl From: zegeekgirl Date: April 21st, 2011 08:20 pm (UTC) (Link Me)
*CORRECTION!: The Juliet Aubrey episode is 1x06, not 1x05. ;)
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