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The Thick of It

The Thick of It

  • Premiered: 
    May 19, 2005
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  • Network: BBC4
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Comedy (Sitcom)
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Armando Iannucci 
  • Subject Matter: Political
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    Season 3

Plot Synopsis

Malcolm Tucker, the Prime Minister's Machiavellian spin-doctor, cleans up political messes, manages the government's public relations, and coerces the cabinet to follow the party line. In Season 3, Tucker faces his biggest challenge -- advising Nicola Murray, who is newly appointed as Secretary of State for Social Affairs and Citizenship when everybody else turns down the position. BBC America aired the U.S. premiere of this series by showing Season 3, starting on the night of Saturday, April 28, 2012 at midnight.