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AMC hands Preacher talk show companion

US cable network AMC has continued its tradition of handing key original drama series a talk show companion. Preacher debuts with a 90-minute episode on Sunday, May 22, and its encore screening a week later (May 29) will be followed by Talking Preacher at 10.30pm. A second Talking Preacher episode will air after Preacher’s finale […]

AMC okays Terror anthology drama

US basic cable net AMC has given the greenlight to The Terror, an anthology series based on a best-selling novel from Dan Simmons. The series, set in 1847, follows a Royal Naval expedition crew searching for the Northwest Passage that is attacked by a mysterious monster and become embroiled in a desperate game of survival. […]

Global simulcast for Fear the Walking Dead

The Walking Dead spin-off series Fear the Walking Dead will go out on the international AMC channels simultaneously, and at the same time around the world as on AMC in the US on August 23. The global simulcast will see the show screened around the world on AMC Global at 9pm eastern time, ahead of […]

AMC restructures production for studio

AMC is restructuring its in-house studio unit under Rick Olshansky and Stefan Reinhardt. The pair will led AMC Studios, with a remit to increase the amount of programming AMC Networks owns from its network. The US-based pay TV group has produced recent series such as Fear the Walking Dead (pictured) and Into the Badlands through AMC […]

AMC to remake Danish drama

AMC has gone straight-to-series on Broke (WT), a drama based on Denmark’s Bankerot. AMC Studios, which has today restructured as it aims to own more programming, will coproduce the 10-part, one-hour series with Lionsgate Television. The pair previously came together for Mad Men, which ended its seven season run in May. Based on a DR […]

AMC Global takes eOne’s Badlands

AMC will have first-window rights to upcoming US martial arts drama Into the Badlands. The show is being produced by AMC Studios for the AMC channel in the US. Entertainment One sells AMC’s drama internationally and the global AMC channels have now bought it for their services. The 6x1hr show will go out on AMC […]

Walking Dead spin-off title confirmed

AMC has confirmed the title of its anticipated Walking Dead spin-off. The AMC Studios-show will be called Fear the Walking Dead, with original series creator Robert Kirkman co-creating and co-writing with Marco Polo’s David Erickson. AMC has the zombie apocalypse series for the US, with AMC Global acquiring it internationally, with plans to launch it […]

CBS Europa to premiere AMC drama in Poland

CBS Europa will debut AMC drama Halt and Catch Fire in Poland after acquiring the show from Entertainment One. The CBS AMC Networks EMEA Channels Partnership-owned network will exclusively launch show locally on April 12 in a 9pm slot. This marks the first time pay net CBS Europa has aired first-run content. In the US, […]

AMC hands Walking Dead spin-off global run

AMC Global has acquired the spin-off of zombie drama The Walking Dead, which has received a double-season order on the flagship AMC channel in the US. The Walking Dead companion series, which has been dubbed both Cobalt and Fear the Walking Dead but remains untitled, will broadcast on AMC Global channels around the world less […]

AMC to pilot Preacher with Seth Rogen

Walking Dead network AMC has commissioned a pilot based on the popular comic book franchise Preacher. AMC Studios and Sony Pictures Television will coproduce the project, which Sam Catlin (Breaking Bad), Hollywood comedy director Seth Rogen and his business partner Evan Goldberg are creating. Rogen and Goldberg are attached to direct, and will produce through […]