BBC Worldwide America announced a major syndication deal with U.S. public television stations for the British crime drama series "DCI Banks." The show will be available on 166 stations, reaching an
estimated 77% of U.S. TV households, per Nielsen. The syndication deal includes the show’s pilot and seasons 1 and 2. "DCI Banks" will premiere on public television stations across the country
starting in January. "DCI Banks" stars Stephen Tompkinson ("Wild at Heart," "Ballykissangel"), as Alan Banks, Andrea Lowe ("The Tudors") and Caroline Catz ("The Bill," "The Vice").