For 'Killing Eve' star Sandra Oh, an Emmy nomination that will go down in history

“We knew we had a great show on our hands,” said Sarah Barnett, president and general manager of BBC America, in a telephone interview. “But in a world with 500 scripted series, that’s not enough. But people found the show. It grew every week, all eight weeks of its run — it had a certain kind of electric resonance in today’s world. It felt like a new conversation.”