Thing is that foreign imports in prime slots just aren't the done thing any more on the main channels. I'd have thought it would be politically a bit iffy if the BBC tried it. It's not BBC4 fodder either
<cough> Homeland </cough>
Not a programme I know anything about. I think that's known as the exception that proves the rule
C4 Sunday nights at 21:00hrs. Topical US political thriller, screened a few days after it's shown in the US.