AMC Reveals First Look At Michael Sheen As Chris Tarrant In ‘Quiz’

AMC revealed the first look at Michael Sheen as TV Presenter Chris Tarrant in the upcoming three-part drama, Quiz. Directed by globally renowned director Stephen Frears (A Very English Scandal, Florence Foster Jenkins, Philomena, The Queen) and written by playwright James Graham (Brexit: An Uncivil War, Ink, This House, Labour of Love), Quiz tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist’ on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?  The image recreates the famous shot of Tarrant arriving to give evidence in the Ingram trial at Southwark Crown Court in March 2003. Major Ingram (Matthew Macfadyen), his wife Diana (Sian Clifford) and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock (Michael Jibson), who was sitting in the audience, were accused of cheating their way to a million pounds on what was the most popular game show on earth in 2001. The couple stood trial for conspiring by coughing during the recording to signify the correct answers to the multiple-choice questions posed to the Major by host, Chris Tarrant. The drama also stars Mark Bonnar as Celador Television Chairman, Paul Smith; Helen McCrory as Sonia Woodley QC; and Aisling Bea as …

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Tune In For Series Premiere Of ‘Blue Planet Now’ On Wonderstruck, Plus New Episodes Of ‘Baroness Von Sketch Show’, ‘Hip-Hop: The Songs That Shook America’, and ‘The Walking Dead’

This week on AMC Networks, all-new episodes of “Baroness Von Sketch Show,” “Blue Planet Now,” “The Walking Dead” and “Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America.” “Baroness Von Sketch Show” continues on Wednesday, November 6th at 12:00 am ET/PT. In new back-to-back episodes, “It’s a Peachy Abomination” and “No one Wants to be That Lady,” the ladies tackle living without regret, the power of the placenta, how everyone has a podcast these days and the legal ramifications of the scrunchie. Fast-paced and irreverent, “Baroness von Sketch Show” celebrates the absurd, mines the embarrassing and satirizes our daily lives. This all-female, single-camera sketch comedy series takes a fresh look at our navel-gazing, contemporary culture. From marriage equality to screen addiction, Airbnbs to ultrasounds, this satirical sketch show captures the banalities and absurdities of modern life. “Blue Planet Now” premieres on Saturday, November 9th at 9:00 p.m PT/ET. On the series premiere, “Whale Sanctuary,” in Mexico, Chris pairs up with scientists at the world’s biggest whale nursery to witness the arrival of gray whale mothers and their babies. Steve drops anchor in …

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Shudder Acquires Mysterious Seaside Horror ‘The Beach House’

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, announced today that it has acquired all rights in its territories to seaside horror The Beach House following its North American premiere as the opening night film at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival. The debut film from writer-director Jeffrey A. Brown, The Beach House stars Liana Liberato, Noah Le Gros, Jake Weber and Maryanne Nagel and had its world premiere earlier this month at the Strasbourg European Fantastic Film Festival and the Sitges Film Festival. It was produced by Andrew D. Corkin (We Are What We Are, A Vigilante), Tyler Davidson (Take Shelter, The Signal), Sophia Lin (Take Shelter, Compliance). The deal was negotiated by Emily Gotto on behalf of Shudder, and by ICM and James Norrie of AMP International on behalf of the filmmakers. The Beach House is slated to premiere on Shudder next year. Hoping to reignite their relationship, Emily (Liana Liberato, Light as a Feather) and Randall (Noah Le Gros, Depraved) arrive at their weekend getaway only to discover a peculiar older couple already staying …

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AMC Reveals Casting For Upcoming Untitled Will Bridges Episodic Anthology Series

AMC announced today casting and the start of production for its upcoming, untitled episodic anthology series that wryly examines the nature of romantic love, written by Emmy® Award-winner Will Bridges (Stranger Things, Black Mirror) and Brett Goldstein (Superbob, Adult Life Skills). Currently shooting in Madrid, Spain, the series will star Sarah Snook (Succession, The Dressmaker, Steve Jobs), David Costabile (Breaking Bad, Billions) and Sonya Cassidy (Lodge 49, Humans, The Woman in White), among others. From AMC Studios, the Untitled Bridges/Goldstein Project is set fifteen years into the future, when science has made a discovery that changes the lives of everyone on the planet – a test that unequivocally tells you who your soulmate is.  In the first-ever format for AMC, each of the six episodes features a different cast and explores an entirely new story around discovering (or opting not to discover) the results of this new test and the impact of those results on a myriad of relationships. In the premiere episode, Snook plays Nikki, a suburbanite mother tortured by the growing suspicion that her life’s happiness lies with her soulmate and not with her husband of fifteen years. The second …

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Tune Into AMC This Weekend For Season 2 Finale Of ‘Lodge 49’ And ‘The Terror: Infamy’ Plus An All New Episode Of ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 10!

This week on AMC Networks, an all-new episode of “The Walking Dead,” plus the season two finales of “The Terror: Infamy” and “Lodge 49.” “The Walking Dead” continues on Sunday, October 13th at 9:00 p.m. ET/CT. In the second episode of season ten, “We Are The End Of The World”, a flashback reveals the origin of Alpha and Beta’s bond. Meanwhile, the Whisperers gather and prepare herds. “The Walking Dead” is a story that started 10 years ago with one man trying to find his family. That family grew and gradually communities took shape. They fought and survived, thrived and gave birth to a new generation. It is a tale of humankind and there are more stories to tell. It is now Spring, a few months after the end of Season 9, when our group of survivors dared to cross into Whisperer territory during the harsh winter. The collected communities are still dealing with the after-effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new borderlines being imposed on them, all while organizing themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a …

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AMC Reveals First Look At Third Series In ‘Walking Dead’ Universe

AMC released first-look images from the upcoming third series in The Walking Dead Universe. The series will make its panel debut at New York Comic Con this Saturday, October 5 at 11:30am, with participants including Co-Creators Scott M. Gimple and Showrunner Matt Negrete, along with cast members Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Annet Mahendru, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston and Nico Tortorella. The third installment of the franchise will feature two young female protagonists and focus on the first generation to come-of-age in the apocalypse as we know it. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. In the end, all of them will be changed forever. Grown-up and cemented in their identities, both good and bad. Produced and distributed by AMC Studios, the series will premiere on AMC in spring 2020. First-look gallery of images can be seen below:

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AMC Unveils Ninth Week Of TWD X Reveals With Exclusive Clip!

In the ten weeks leading up to the Season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday, October 6 at 9 pm ET/8 pm CT, AMC will reveal information on the new season across TWD social platforms – photos, videos, and never-before-seen content. Today, AMC has released an exclusive portion of the table read from the premiere episode, along with the corresponding exclusive clip from the same episode- a scene between Eugene, Rosita, and Siddiq discussing baby Coco’s schedule. The Walking Dead’s Season 10 premiere episode will be available on AMC Premiere, an upgrade option for viewers who want a premium AMC experience and receive AMC as part of their television service, on September 29 at 9 pm ET, one full week before the linear premiere. Additionally, the full table read of the season 10 premiere episode will be available for the first time ever to AMC Premiere subscribers on October 6 at 9 pm ET and AMC Premiere will also be featuring bonus exclusive content throughout the season. About Season 10: The Walking Dead is a story that started 10 …

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AMC Networks Reveals Largest Slate Of Holiday Programming With ‘Best Christmas Ever’

AMC Networks has viewers covered this holiday season as the second annual “Best Christmas Ever,” returns with its largest slate of holiday programming to-date featuring over 60 films and specials airing all day, every day, and this year expands to all five of AMC Networks. Beginning Monday, November 25 through Christmas Day, the monthlong programming event will offer up more than 700 hours of holiday-themed movies, specials and family favorite films. AMC Networks will be the exclusive home to many holiday favorites including Elf, The Polar Express, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Miracle on 34th Street (’94), Four Christmases, Fred Claus and Rankin-Bass Christmas classics including The Year Without a Santa Claus, ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Jack Frost, and Rudolph’s Shiny New Year, among many others. This year’s newly expanded Best Christmas Ever holiday event will feature a schedule takeover on AMC, and daily marathons across the other AMC Networks including BBC America, IFC, Sundance TV, and WEtv. The majority of movies and specials will also be available on-demand on AMC.com and the AMC app. “We are delighted for the return of ‘Best Christmas Ever,’ which …

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AMC Reveals Eighth Week Of TWD X Reveals With New Footage

In the ten weeks leading up to the Season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday, October 6 at 9pm ET/8pm CT, AMC will reveal information on the new season across TWD social platforms – photos, videos and never-before-seen content. Today, AMC has released the latest video spot, “End of the World.” The video features new footage from season 10, with Alpha and Beta chanting their apocalyptic motto. About Season 10: The Walking Dead is a story that started 10 years ago with one man trying to find his family. That family grew and gradually communities took shape. They fought and survived, thrived and gave birth to a new generation. It is a tale of humankind and there are more stories to tell. It is now Spring, a few months after the end of Season 9, when our group of survivors dared to cross into Whisperer territory during the harsh winter. The collected communities are still dealing with the after-effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new borderlines being imposed on them, all while organizing themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a battle that may …

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AMC Unveils Sixth Week Of TWD X Reveals! 10 Weeks of Reveals Until the Premiere of The Walking Dead Season 10

In the ten weeks leading up to the Season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday, October 6 at 9pm ET/8pm CT, AMC will be revealing information on the new season across TWD social platforms – photos, videos and never-before-seen content. AMC has released a new promo, “Silence.” The video previews the upcoming season, featuring all of the cast gearing up to fight Alpha and the Whisperers. About Season 10: The Walking Dead is a story that started 10 years ago with one man trying to find his family. That family grew and gradually communities took shape. They fought and survived, thrived and gave birth to a new generation. It is a tale of humankind and there are more stories to tell. It is now Spring, a few months after the end of Season 9, when our group of survivors dared to cross into Whisperer territory during the harsh winter. The collected communities are still dealing with the after effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new borderlines being imposed on them, all while organizing themselves into a militia-style fighting force, …

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AMC Unveils Fifth Week Of TWD X Reveals! Only Until The Premiere Of The Walking Dead Season 10

In the ten weeks leading up to the Season 10 premiere of The Walking Dead on Sunday, October 6 at 9 pm ET/8pm CT, AMC will be revealing information on the new season each week across TWD social platforms – photos, videos, and never before seen content. Today, AMC has released the season 10 key art! About Season 10: The Walking Dead is a story that started 10 years ago with one man trying to find his family. That family grew and gradually communities took shape. They fought and survived, thrived and gave birth to a new generation. It is a tale of humankind and there are more stories to tell. It is now Spring, a few months after the end of Season 9, when our group of survivors dared to cross into Whisperer territory during the harsh winter. The collected communities are still dealing with the after effects of Alpha’s horrific display of power, reluctantly respecting the new borderlines being imposed on them, all while organizing themselves into a militia-style fighting force, preparing for a battle that may be …

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AMC Commissions Three Part Drama, ‘Quiz’

The extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an ‘audacious heist’ on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? is to be told in a three-part drama, Quiz announced AMC and ITV today.  Major Ingram, his wife Diana and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, who was sitting in the audience, were accused of cheating their way to a million pounds on what was, the most popular game show on earth in 2001. The couple stood trial for conspiring by coughing during the recording to signify the correct answers to the multiple-choice questions posed to the Major by the host, Chris Tarrant.   Directed by globally renowned director, Stephen Frears (A Very English Scandal, Florence Foster Jenkins, Philomena, The Queen) Quiz stars Matthew Macfadyen as Major Charles Ingram, Michael Sheen as TV presenter, Chris Tarrant, Sian Clifford as Diana Ingram, Mark Bonnar as Celador Television Chairman, Paul Smith, Helen McCrory as Sonia Woodley QC, Michael Jibson as Tecwen Whittock and Aisling Bea as ITV Entertainment Commissioner, Claudia Rosencrantz. The drama is written by playwright, James Graham, (Brexit: An Uncivil …

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