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Though AMC has had some popular scripted series that have run for years, many others have been cancelled after just one season. How are the current crop of shows doing? Which will be cancelled or renewed? We'll have to wait and see.Scripted AMC Network shows listed: Better Call Saul, Breaking Bad, Feed the Beast, Fear the Walking Dead, Halt and Catch Fire, Hell on Wheels, Humans, Into the Badlands, Low Winter Sun, Mad Men, The Night Manager, Preacher, The Son, Turn: Washington's Spies, and The Walking Dead.Last update: Most recent ratings for Better Call Saul, Turn: Washington's Spies and Fear the Walking Dead added.There's lots of data that AMC execs look at when deciding whether to renew or cancel a TV series but ratings are the major ingredient. Here's an updated listing of all of their recent/current primetime scripted »
RelatedJennifer Connelly to Star in Snowpiercer Series Adaptation at TNT
Set seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity, who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe, all as class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival are called into question. Sumner will play Bess Till, a brakeman who is part of the train’s security force who suddenly finds herself caught up in »
Short of the DayHang on to your sanity.
Literally, the word “lachrymology” means “the study of crying.” Philosophically, it describes the belief that spiritual advancement is only possible through pain, both of the physical and emotional varieties.
While The Lachrymist from writer-director Matthew Gowan doesn’t confront this philosophy head on, it is certainly an emotional undercurrent of this taut, chilling, deviously confounding tale of psychological terror.
The plot is hauntingly simple: Savitri (Navi Rawat, Numb3rs, The O.C.) checks into a hotel room with her husband Byron (James Harvey Ward, True Blood, Low Winter Sun). At one point, she leaves the room, but when she tries to make her way back to it, somehow she can’t seem to find it. She asks the staff to help her, but they can’t because she’s not a registered guest of the hotel. Furthermore, they claim to have never seen her, and »
- H. Perry Horton
“Fear the Walking Dead” showrunner Dave Erickson will step down from that role after the show’s upcoming third season in order to develop projects under a new overall deal with AMC Studios, the studio announced Friday. Erickson will still serve as an executive producer on the “Walking Dead” spinoff series.
“We’re beyond grateful for Dave’s amazing work on the first three seasons of ‘Fear the Walking Dead.’ With Dave as showrunner, the series fulfilled its creative promise to expand the ‘Walking Dead’ universe in a way that was totally unique from the original series, and has gone on to become the number two drama series in ad-supported cable, behind only ‘The Walking Dead,’ said Joel Stillerman, president of original programming and development for AMC and SundanceTV. “We are also incredibly excited that Dave has chosen to stay in the AMC family to pursue his next passion project. We »
- Joe Otterson
Zoo has some new company. Deadline reports Low Winter Sun star Athena Karkanis and Van Helsing alum Hilary Jardine have joined season three of the CBS TV series.The drama follows a unlikely group of people trying to figure out why animals have begun attacking humans in coordinated efforts across the world. The cast includes James Wolk, Kristen Connolly, Nonso Anozie, Billy Burke, Josh Salatin, and Alyssa Diaz.Read More… »
Low Winter Sun alumna Athena Karkanis and Hilary Jardine (Van Helsing) are set for recurring roles opposite James Wolk in the upcoming third season of CBS summer drama series Zoo. Based on the bestseller by James Patterson, Zoo chronicles a wave of violent animal attacks against humans across the planet. Karkanis will play Abigail, an operative who does not shy away from dangerous situations and has a surprising tie to Jackson (Wolk). Jardine will portray Tessa, Jackson’s… »
6 items from 2017
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