STRAND'S PAST BEGINS TO EMERGE ON AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF
"FEAR THE WALKING DEAD" AIRING SUNDAY, MAY 1ST AT 9:00 PM ET/PT
FOLLOWED BY THE LIVE AFTER-SHOW "TALKING DEAD" HOSTED BY CHRIS HARDWICK WITH SERIES STAR COLMAN DOMINGO AND COMEDIAN YVETTE NICOLE BROWN AT 10:00 PM ET/PT
ANNA HELPS ABE WHEN HIS COVER IS BLOWN ON AN ALL NEW EPISODE OF AMC'S REVOLUTIONARY WAR SPY THRILLER "TURN: WASHINGTON'S SPIES"
ON MONDAY, MAY 2ND AT 10:00 P.M. ET/PT.
AMC'S MINI-SERIES EVENT "THE NIGHT MANAGER" CONTINUES
TUESDAY, MAY 3RD AT 10:00 PM ET/PT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - An all new episode of AMC's fan favorite original series "Fear the Walking Dead" airs Sunday, May 1st at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. The season two opener delivered 8.8 million viewers including 5.7 million adults 25-54 and 5.3 million adults 18-49 in live+3 ratings, solidifying "Fear the Walking Dead" as the #2 show on cable (behind only "The Walking Dead") and the #7 show in all of television - cable and broadcast - among adults 18-49 this television season. Critics continue to rave about season two, including David Sims of TheAtlantic.com, who said, "'Fear the Walking Dead's' second season manages to maintain the great momentum of the first, even as it transitions to a new arc."
On the all new episode entitled, "Blood in The Streets" - written by Kate Erickson and directed by Michael Uppendahl - a family in distress boards the Abigail. Strand branches off and his past begins to emerge. Nick searches for an associate of Strand's.
"Fear the Walking Dead" is executive produced by showrunner Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert and stars Kim Dickens as Madison, Cliff Curtis as Travis, Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, Ruben Blades as Daniel, Mercedes Mason as Ofelia, Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris and Colman Domingo as Strand.
Immediately following the episode, viewers can catch an all new episode of the live after-show "Talking Dead" hosted by Chris Hardwick with series star, Colman Domingo, joined by comedian, Yvette Nicole Brown at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
An all new episode of AMC's Revolutionary War spy thriller "TURN: Washington's Spies" airs the following night, Monday, May 2nd at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. This season builds towards one of the most notorious moments in American history - the treasonous defection of Benedict Arnold (Owain Yeoman). Behind enemy lines on Long Island, Abe Woodhull (Jamie Bell) is a spy for the Patriots, reporting directly to George Washington (Ian Kahn). Embedded within the Continental Army, Benedict Arnold is seduced to become an informant for the British. As the consequences of their espionage ripple through the battlefield, the spy game becomes a heart-stopping race to see which mole will be unmasked first. In 1778, there is only one fate that awaits a captured spy - the hangman's noose. The price for treason is blood, and not all of our heroes will survive.
On the second episode, "Cold Murdering Bastards," written by Michael Taylor and directed by Keith Boak, Anna tries to save the ring after Abe's cover is blown, Benedict Arnold seeks Washington's help against charges of treason and Townsend sends a signal.
"TURN: Washington's Spies," is based on the book Washington's Spies by Alexander Rose. In addition to Bell, Yeoman and Kahn, the series stars Seth Numrich as Benjamin Tallmadge, Daniel Henshall as Caleb Brewster, Heather Lind as Anna Strong, Kevin R. McNally as Judge Richard Woodhull, Meegan Warner as Mary Woodhull, Burn Gorman as Major Hewlett, Angus Macfadyen as Robert Rogers, JJ Feild as Major John André, Samuel Roukin as Captain John Simcoe, Ksenia Solo as Peggy Shippen and Nick Westrate as Robert Townsend.
AMC's original six-part mini-series produced alongside BBC One and The Ink Factory, "The Night Manager," continues on Tuesday, May 3rd at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the third episode, written by David Farr and John le Carre and directed by Susanne Bier, Pine starts to dig up secrets about other members of Roper's household, while Burr and Steadman seize on an opportunity to recruit a new asset. Critics are raving about the series, including Dominic Patten of Deadline.com who praises the series as "Worthy of all of the accolades and adjectives with which one can praise a show - and this in an era of TV excellence."
A contemporary interpretation of John le Carré's espionage drama - and the first television adaptation of a le Carré novel in more than 20 years - "The Night Manager" will bring together love, loss and revenge in a complex story of modern criminality. The series follows former British soldier Jonathan Pine (Tom Hiddleston) who is recruited by intelligence operative Angela Burr (Olivia Colman) to infiltrate the inner circle of international businessman Richard Onslow Roper (Hugh Laurie) and detonate the unholy alliance he has ministered between the intelligence community and the secret arms trade. To get to the heart of Roper's vast empire, Pine must withstand the suspicious interrogations of his venal chief of staff Major Corkoran (Tom Hollander) and the allure of Roper's beautiful girlfriend Jed (Elizabeth Debicki). In his quest to do the right thing, Pine must first become a criminal himself. Executive producers include Simon Cornwell, Stephen Cornwell, Stephen Garrett and John Le Carré, Writer David Farr also serves as an executive producer as does Academy Award(R) winner Susanne Bier, who served as director.
The Night Manager is one of le Carré's most beloved and critically acclaimed books. A fusion of spy story and tale of organized crime, the novel was a best-seller in the United States and the UK, translated into over 20 languages and selling over a million copies in North America alone.
AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy(r) Award for Outstanding Drama Series with "Mad Men" in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before "Breaking Bad" won it in 2013 and 2014. The network's series "The Walking Dead" is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last four years. AMC's other current original drama series include "Better Call Saul," "Hell on Wheels," "Turn: Washington's Spies," "Halt and Catch Fire," "Humans," "Fear the Walking Dead," "Into the Badlands" and the forthcoming "The Night Manager," "Feed the Beast," "Preacher," "The Son" and "The Terror." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "The Making of The Mob," "Comic Book Men" and the upcoming "Ride with Norman Reedus" and "The American West." AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.