Twenty Twelve to hit BBC America in June

The BAFTA Nominated Docu-Comedy about the deliverance team responsible for promoting the London 2012 Olympic Games, and making sure the city doesn’t fall apart in the process, will finally grace American screens this summer as part of the Ministry of Laughs, Saturday nights on BBC America. Starring Hugh Bonneville (Downton Abbey) and Jessica Hynes (Spaced), and narrated by David Tennant (Doctor Who), the show follows the deliverance team as they tackle challenges such as how to keep the already complicated issue of traffic congestion in the city from falling into chaos, and what to do when protesters leave a giant pile of horse dung on the doorstep in protest of the Olympics Equestrian events. Hugh Bonneville’s deadpan delivery shows a comic genius we honestly didn’t know he possessed, and that alone would make the show worth watching. But it’s rounded out with an amazing cast and truly inspiring writing that make it a true gem and a must watch when it finally graces our screens.

Twenty Twelve premieres with three back-to-back episodes on Thursday, June 28, 9:00pm ET, then moves to its regular time slot on Saturday, June 30, midnight ET as part of the Ministry of Laughs comedy block. The first season will be immediately followed by season two for a total of 10 episodes.