This spring, AMC Networks is unveiling a robust slate of compelling dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and highly-anticipated films across its channels and targeted streaming services including AMC+, AMC, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, IFC, BBC AMERICA, Shudder, Sundance Now, Sundance TV and WE tv.
Highlights from across the suite of networks and targeted streaming services this spring include (in alphabetical and chronological order):
Murdoch Mysteries Season 17 (Acorn TV Exclusive)
New Season Premieres Monday, February 26
The new season begins with William Murdoch (Yannick Bisson) and Julia Ogden (Hélène Joy) racing to discover the true intentions of their mysterious captors in order to escape and resume their lives in Toronto. Constable Crabtree (Jonny Harris) and Effie (Clare McConnell) will find their domestic bliss interrupted by an urgent mission that emerges from Crabtree’s past. Station House #4 will be in a state of tension as Brackenreid’s (Thomas Craig) place in the constabulary remains in question. Llewellyn Watts (Daniel Maslany) resumes work as a detective, determined to live his truth and pursue happiness on his own terms. Detective Murdoch will meet historical figures such as Emily Carr, Jelly Roll Morton, new Prime Minister Robert Borden, Sun Yat-Sen, and even the Mona Lisa. And he will face brilliant foes and friends alike – James Pendrick and Terence Meyers for starters.
The Brokenwood Mysteries Season 10 (Acorn TV Exclusive)
New Season Premiere Monday, April 29
The 10th anniversary season of The Brokenwood Mysteries sees Detectives Mike Shepherd (Neill Rea), Kristin Sims (Fern Sutherland) and Daniel Chalmers (Jarod Rawiri) continue to wrestle with the alarming murder rate in Brokenwood. With the help of their curious pathologist, Dr Gina Kadinsky (Cristina Ionda), they use all manner of unconventional methods to solve the town’s more macabre and unusual crimes. From a brutal murder with a Jurassic twist to a spooky crime scene amidst the Day of the Dead, a lovestruck dental patient and a vicious visit to a House of Horrors, this seasons’ homicides capture the quirky spirit of New Zealand’s deadliest town.
Harry Wild Season 3 (Acorn TV Original)
New Season Premieres in May
The agency is still as busy as ever and Harry (Jane Seymour) and Fergus (Rohan Nedd) must find a way to balance work and life. They take on several cases including the mysterious death of the hottest boy band’s lead singer, the murder of a despotic director on the set of a popular daytime soap opera and working out how a mystery writer managed to shoot himself in a locked panic room without a gun. Closer to home, a good friend of Harry’s calls on her for help when her estranged husband turns up dead in her fishpond. Elsewhere, love is in the air when Glenn (Paul Tylak) decides the time has come to pop the question to his long-time girlfriend. And while love doesn’t run so smoothly for Fergus and Lola (Rose O’Neill), Harry meets a charming fellow private detective and finds herself falling for him even though she finds him utterly infuriating.
Supa Girlz (ALLBLK Original Series)
New Series Premieres Thursday, March 7
Supa Girlz follows a season in the life of one of the best high school dance teams in the country: the Miami Northwestern "G Girls." Led by a boldly unapologetic and visionary director, Traci Young-Byron, the G Girls have become a trend-setting viral sensation whose successes and struggles reflect those of the neighborhood they call home: Liberty City, Miami.
My Mane Problem Season 2 (ALLBLK Original Series)
New Season Premieres Thursday, April 25
Celebrity stylist Dr. Boogie is back as he gives renewed hope and self-confidence to real people confronting very personal hair journeys as My Mane Problem returns for its second season. A bad hairstyle can look, feel and be life-ruining, however, Dr. Boogie is here to transform individuals in an amazing way but also dig deeper to fix what’s going on inside and OUTside their head.
AMC & AMC+:
The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live (AMC Original Series)
New Series Premieres Sunday, February 25
The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live presents an epic love story of two characters changed by a changed world. Kept apart by distance. By an unstoppable power. By the ghosts of who they were. Rick and Michonne are thrown into another world, built on a war against the dead... And ultimately, a war against the living. Can they find each other and who they were in a place and situation unlike any they've ever known before? Are they enemies? Lovers? Victims? Victors? Without each other, are they even alive -- or will they find that they, too, are the Walking Dead? The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live stars Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira, Pollyanna McIntosh, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Terry O’Quinn, Matthew August Jeffers, Craig Tate and Andrew Bachelor, among others.
Parish (AMC Original Series)
New Series Premieres Sunday, March 31
An action-packed drama, Parish stars and is executive produced by Emmy® and SAG® Award-nominee and Critics Choice® Award-winner Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, The Mandalorian) as Gracian “Gray” Parish, a family man and proud owner of a luxury car service in New Orleans. After his son is violently murdered and his business collapses, an encounter with an old friend from his days as a wheelman resurfaces old habits, sending Gray on a high-stakes collision course with a violent criminal syndicate. The six-episode series features a prominent ensemble cast of Zackary Momoh (The Nevers, Harriet, Doctor Sleep) as New Orleans-based Zimbabwean gangster The Horse; SAG® Award-nominee Paula Malcomson (Watchmen, The Hunger Games, Ray Donovan) as Parish’s wife and mother to his two children, Rose; and Skeet Ulrich (Scream, Riverdale) as an old acquaintance to Gray, Colin. Bradley Whitford (The West Wing, Get Out, The Handmaid’s Tale) recurs as Anton, the charming and intelligent face of industrial business in Louisiana who covertly heads a criminal organization. His dispute with The Horse’s human trafficking ring puts him at direct odds with Parish.
Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire Season 2 (AMC Original Series)
New Season Premieres Sunday, May 12
The interview continues. In the year 2022, the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac recounts his life story to journalist Daniel Molloy. Picking up from the bloody events in New Orleans in 1940 when Louis and teen fledgling Claudia conspired to kill the Vampire Lestat de Lioncourt, Louis tells of his adventures in Europe, a quest to discover Old World Vampires and the Theatre Des Vampires in Paris, with Claudia. It is in Paris that Louis first meets the Vampire Armand. Their courtship and love affair will prove to have devastating consequences both in the past and in the future, and Molloy will probe to get to the truths buried within the memories. The series stars Jacob Anderson, Sam Reid, Assad Zaman, Delainey Hayles, Ben Daniels and Eric Bogosian.
BBC AMERICA & AMC+:
Planet Earth III: Bonus Edition (BBC America Original Series)
New Behind-the Scenes Version of Landmark Nature Series on Saturday, February 17
The bonus edition of the latest Planet Earth series features new making-of segments at the end of each episode. Seven years after the Emmy® and BAFTA® Award-winning Planet Earth II, the eagerly anticipated Planet Earth III will journey across the continents revealing the wonders of our planet. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this spellbinding series will feature never before seen animal behavior, and dive deep into the stories and new challenges that wildlife face in our modern, crowded world.
Predator v Prey (BBC America Original Series)
New Nature Series Binge Premieres Saturday, April 20
This new nature series follows the fortunes of the world’s most formidable apex predators, including lions, wolves, and crocodiles as they pit themselves against fearsome opponents such as bison, wildebeest and elephants in the ultimate battle for survival. Focusing on their high-stake hunts, the series offers a forensic look at these predation events. Combining premium specialist archive footage and innovative new VFX techniques, each episode features a different species and reveals ‘moment by moment’ the predatory features that are essential to overcoming the challenges to survive within their world as they take on their worthy adversaries.
IFC & AMC+:
In the Kitchen with Harry Hamlin
New Series Premieres Wednesday, May 15
The “King of Bolognese,” Harry Hamlin (Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches), along with his niece and classically trained chef Renee Guilbault, host this new 30-minute cooking show with a unique combination of cooking, dinner party, and documentary … all with a dash of comedy and ‘feels’ along the way. Shot in Hamlin’s home kitchen, the series puts Hamlin’s passion for cooking and Guilbault’s expertise on full display as they share favorite recipes, practical kitchen tips and secrets for a successful dinner party that exudes casual elegance, welcoming new guests into the Hamlin kitchen each week.
SHUDDER & AMC+:
History of Evil (Shudder Original Film)
New Film Premieres Friday, February 23
In the near future, war and corruption have plagued America and turned it into a theocratic police state. Against the oppression, ordinary citizens have formed a group called The Resistance. One such member, Alegre Dyer, breaks out of political prison and reunites with her husband Ron and daughter Daria. On the run from the militia, the family takes shelter in a remote safe house. But their journey is far from over, as the house’s dark past begins to eat away at Ron, and his earnest desire to keep his family safe is overtaken by something much more sinister. Starring Paul Wesley (The Vampire Diaries) and Jackie Cruz (Orange is the New Black).
You’ll Never Find Me (Shudder Original Film)
New Film Premieres Friday, March 22
An isolated man (Brendan Rock) living at the back of a desolate caravan park is visited by a desperate young woman (Jordan Cowan) seeking shelter from a violent storm. As the savage storm worsens, these solitary souls begin to feel threatened–but who should really be afraid? Directed by Josiah Allen and Indianna Bell.
Baghead (Shudder Original Film)
New Film Premieres Friday, April 5
Following the death of her estranged father (Peter Mullan), Iris (Freya Allan) learns she has inherited a run-down, centuries-old pub. She travels to Berlin to identify her father’s body and meet with The Solicitor (Ned Dennehy) to discuss the estate. Little does she know, when the deed is signed, she will become inextricably tied to an unspeakable entity that resides in the pub’s basement–Baghead–a shape-shifting creature that can transform into the dead. Two thousand in cash for two minutes with the creature is all it takes for desperate loved ones to ease their grief. Neil (Jeremy Irvine), who has lost his wife, is Iris’ first customer. Like her father, Iris is tempted to exploit the creature’s powers and help desperate people for a price. But she soon discovers breaking the two-minute rule can have terrifying consequences. Together with her best friend Katie (Ruby Barker), Iris must battle to keep control of Baghead and figure out how to destroy her, before she destroys them.
Infested (Shudder Original Film)
New Film Premieres Friday, April 26
Director Sébastien Vanicek makes his feature film debut with a story that follows Kaleb, who is about to turn 30 and has never been lonelier. He’s fighting with his sister over a matter of inheritance and has cut ties with his best friend. Fascinated by exotic animals, he finds a venomous spider in a bazaar and brings it back to his flat. It only takes a moment for it to escape and reproduce, turning the whole place into a dreadful web trap. Starring Théo Christine (Suprêmes), Finnegan Oldfield (Final Cut), Jérôme Niel (Smoking Causes Coughing), Sofia Lesaffre (Les Misérables) and Lisa Nyarko.
SUNDANCE NOW & AMC+:
Far North (Sundance Now Original Series)
Two-Episode Premiere Thursday, February 15
Inspired by the true story of New Zealand’s largest meth bust, this drug smuggling dramedy follows a Tongan-Australian gang whose lucrative drug deal with a global cartel goes awry and they're left stranded with 500kg of meth and a boatload of lies. They unwittingly involve an ordinary Kiwi couple, Ed and Heather, in their increasingly desperate pursuit of their ultimate payday. Amidst the absurdity, Ed and Heather navigate treacherous waters, hoping to both thwart the gang and survive the ludicrous ordeal. Starring Temuera Morrison (The Book of Boba Fett, Aquaman) and Robyn Malcolm (Top of the Lake, Black Bird).
The Long Shadow (Sundance Now Original Series)
New Series Premieres Thursday, March 21
Definitive depiction of the desperate five-year hunt for serial killer Peter Sutcliffe, better known as the “Yorkshire Ripper.” The true crime drama takes viewers back to the 1970s and 1980s to follow the victim and survivors of infamous serial killer opening when mother of four, Wilma McCann is found murdered near her home in October 1975 – and a desperate cat and mouse game ensues. Starring David Morrissey (“The Governor” in The Walking Dead) and Toby Jones (The Hunger Games).
Scrublands (Sundance Now Original Series)
New Series Premieres in May
Set in an isolated country town, a charismatic and dedicated young priest (Jay Ryan) calmly opens fire on his congregation, killing five parishioners. One year later investigative journalist Martin Scarsden (Luke Arnold) arrives in Riversend to write what should be a simple feature story on the anniversary of the tragedy. But when Martin's instincts kick in and he digs beneath the surface, the previously accepted narrative begins to fall apart and he finds himself in a life and death race to uncover the truth.
SUNDANCE TV & AMC+:
True Crime Story: Smugshot (SundanceTV Original Series)
New Series Premieres Thursday, March 14
The latest installment in the True Crime Story franchise, this documentary series examines the criminals that are so full of themselves, they really don’t believe it is possible to get caught for their misdeeds. These smug law breakers have little to gain and much to lose, but they just can’t help themselves.
True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here Season 2 (SundanceTV Original Series)
New Season Premieres Thursday, April 18
Hosted and executive produced by small town native, advocate and actress Hilarie Burton Morgan (One Tree Hill, The Walking Dead, Friday Night in with The Morgans), the powerful and captivating series puts a spotlight on murder cases from small towns across America where questions remain if justice has been fully served. Each episode sees Burton Morgan meet with family members and local insiders as she explores the twists and turns of the case and uncovers the unique challenges of small-town justice.
WE TV & ALLBLK:
Mama June (WE tv Original Series)
New Season Premieres Friday, February 9
This season of Mama June: Family Crisis features the biggest challenges and triumphs yet. Anna is hit with a devastating cancer diagnosis – stage 4 adrenal carcinoma – forcing her to undergo aggressive treatment. The family must rally to care for Anna and her daughters during this challenging time while navigating their own next steps. Alana hit a milestone becoming the second person in her family to ever be accepted to college. Will she have the courage to move across the country and pursue her dreams? Will she do it solo or wait for her boyfriend’s legal troubles to settle? With life changing decisions on the horizon, Alana takes a closer look at her finances. Sadly, she discovers most of the money she’s earned over the years is gone, leading her to question June, who managed her account. It’s quite the heavy load for an eighteen-year-old who is also watching her sister battle cancer. Meanwhile, June is adjusting to married life with Justin, however, she’s been at her daughter’s side and attempting to make up for lost time with her girls. Pumpkin and Josh are still living with four little ones who are keeping them up all night, while trying to find their purpose as Pumpkin continues to step deeper into the role of Mama-in-Chief.
Bold & Bougie (WE tv Original Series)
New Series Premieres Thursday, February 15
From Carlos King’s Kingdom Reign Entertainment, Bold & Bougie follows dynamic personalities Malaysia Pargo, an entrepreneur and mother of three, coming off an eye-opening year; Tameka Foster, a wardrobe stylist to Hollywood’s elite, podcaster, author and passionate mother, who is embracing her soon-to-be empty nester life; Gocha Hawkins, a restaurateur, mother of two and a grandmother of four who is now living in her “unfiltered unapologetic” era with her wife; Princess Banton-Lofters, a successful talent scout, television producer, business owner, and mother on a quest to get the recognition she deserves and Crystal Smith, a restaurant owner and single mother of three ready to reclaim her power following a tumultuous year that included a public divorce from a famous ex. These women are determined to live unapologetically on their own terms and rewrite their narrative. Spending their entire lives being cheerleaders for others, now, it’s their turn to be the center of attention as they support each other and form an unbreakable sisterhood.
The Barnes Bunch (WE tv Original Series)
New Series Premieres Thursday, April 11
The Barnes Bunch is a new reality series following NBA Champion, ESPN Analyst and successful Podcaster, Matt Barnes, and his fiancée: model and reality personality, Anansa Sims. Together, they parent six children ranging ages five to fifteen – Matt has two children from a previous relationship, Anansa has three from hers and, together, they have a young son. Both incredibly active and supportive parents, they are often aided by Sims’ supermodel and NY Times Bestselling mother, Beverly Johnson. Each episode follows this full-court family as they navigate fame, love and parenting alongside their wild inner circle of close family, friends and staff. Coming off their engagement last year, cameras follow Matt and Anansa’s extensive planning of the engagement party and the wedding! Will the ‘bad boy of basketball’ finally settle down? And can this dynamic duo maintain their sanity while juggling six kids, busy careers and potentially another baby?
Love During Lockup (WE tv Original)
New Season Premieres Friday, April 19
Before Love After Lockup, there’s Love During Lockup which follows the early stages of romance with a prisoner- from romantic letters to steamy phone calls & more! The prisoner and non-con are constantly trying to figure out if their new love really is who they say they are. We explore a brand-new side of prison relationships with more drama, more love, more scams, more catfishing and more crazy reveals than ever before. A prison love story means plenty of romance, suspicion & investigation. Will their love last until release day?