Charlie Collier

Final stop for AMC’s Hell on Wheels

AMC has called time on its Western period drama Hell on Wheels. The US network has ordered a fifth and final season of 14 episodes, though this will be split across the summers of 2015 and 2016. The first seven will hit screens next year, with the back seven coming the following year. AMC took […]

Breaking Bad spin-off Saul gets pre-debut renewal

The upcoming Breaking Bad spin-off Better Call Saul has been renewed before the first season has even gone to air. US cable channel AMC has given a second season the greenlight, which will launch in 2016. The first season has been pushed back to early 2015 from a previous debut date of late 2014. The […]

Walking Dead returns for fifth bite

US cable channel AMC has greenlit a fifth season of record-breaking zombie drama The Walking Dead. The show’s fourth season launch scored a record non-sports cable telecast 16.1 million initial viewers, rising to a record 20.2 million including live+3 viewers. “We are very happy to make what has to be one of the most anti-climactic […]

Walking Dead opener smashes cable ratings records

The first instalment of the fourth season of The Walking Dead has smashed its previous ratings record. It garnered 16.1 million viewers on Sunday, the biggest ever audience for the zombie drama. AMC said that factoring in time shifted seven day viewing the show will comfortably hit the 20 million viewer mark. The show has […]

Breaking Bad signs off with record ratings

The final episode of Breaking Bad has won the best ever ratings for US cable network AMC. The finale of the gritty drama – about a school teacher turned meth dealer – garnered 10.3 million viewers and 6.7 million in the all-important 18-to-49 demo. There were 5.6 million viewers in the 25-to-54 category. Bizarrely, many […]

Walking Dead finale delivers best-ever ratings

The final installment of the third season of The Walking Dead garnered the best-ever ratings for the hit zombie drama. The series won 12.4 million viewers for cable net AMC, making it the most popular show on US TV on Sunday night and meaning it beat The Bible on History. The two shows have been […]

The Walking Dead opener delivers best ever ratings

The debut of the new season AMC’s zombie series The Walking Dead has smashed its previous ratings records, notching 12.3 million viewers. The new season debuted on February 10 in a 9pm slot. The ratings number compares with a previous record for the show of 10.9 million, for last season’s premiere. AMC said the opening […]