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INTO THE BADLANDS
Air Date: Sunday, April 02, 2017
Time Slot: 10:25 PM-11:25 PM EST on AMC
Episode Title: (#203) "Red Sun, Silver Moon"
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***TUNE-IN ALERT***

ALEXANDRIANS EXECUTE A PLAN ON THE EXTENDED SEASON SEVEN FINALE OF AMC'S "THE WALKING DEAD" AIRING SUNDAY, APRIL 2ND AT 9:00PM ET/PT

IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWED BY A NEW EPISODE OF AMC'S CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED MARTIAL ARTS DRAMA AND CABLE'S #1 RETURNING SHOW FOR 2017 AMONG ADULTS 25-54, "INTO THE BADLANDS" AT 10:25PM ET/PT

THEN, A NEW EPISODE OF "THE WALKING DEAD" LIVE AFTER-SHOW "TALKING DEAD," FEATURING SERIES STARS NORMAN REEDUS AND JEFFREY DEAN MORGAN JOINED BY EXECUTIVE PRODUCER SCOTT M. GIMPLE AND A SURPRISE CAST MEMBER AT 11:25PM ET/PT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - The extended season seven finale of the #1 show in all of television among adults 18-49, AMC's "The Walking Dead," airs Sunday, April 2nd at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. On "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life," the stakes keep mounting higher and higher as different stories from the season clash while the group enacts an intricate plan.

Leading into the season seven finale, AMC will air a back-to-back marathon of season seven beginning Friday, April 1st at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, "The Walking Dead" reigns as television's most watched drama for Adults 18-49 for five consecutive years. "The Walking Dead" tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, and follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. The series is executive produced by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.

Season two of AMC's martial arts drama, "Into the Badlands," continues on Sunday, April 2nd at 10:25 p.m. ET/PT. The season two premiere was cable's #1 returning show for 2017 for adults 25-54, delivering 4.5 million total viewers, 2.7 million adults 25-54 and 2.4 million adults 18-49 in Nielsen live+3 ratings. On the third episode, "Red Sun, Silver Moon," Sunny and Bajie encounter a dangerous foe who knows Sunny all too well. The Widow prepares for a deadly showdown, while MK learns a terrible secret.

Season two of the martial arts drama finds Sunny (Daniel Wu) and M.K. (Aramis Knight) separated and scattered to the wind, each imprisoned in unlikely places. While M.K. struggles to control his powers, Sunny is determined to fight his way back into the Badlands to find his family or die trying. On their journey, Clipper and Colt are assisted by new allies whose motivations may be anything but pure. Meanwhile, The Widow (Emily Beecham) continues to consolidate power against the other Barons, while a dark and mysterious threat prepares to exact revenge on them all. Alliances are struck, friendships betrayed, and by season's end, Sunny and M.K.'s lives will be forever altered.

"Into the Badlands" was created by showrunners/executive producers/writers Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and executive produced by Oscar(R)-nominated producers Stacey Sher and Michael Shamberg, director David Dobkin, fight director Stephen Fung and Daniel Wu. The series stars Wu (Tai Chi Zero) as Sunny; Marton Csokas (The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King) as Quinn; Aramis Knight (The Dark Knight Rises) as M.K.; Oliver Stark ("Luther") as Ryder; Emily Beecham (28 Weeks Later) as The Widow; Orla Brady ("Dr. Who," "Fringe") as Lydia; Sarah Bolger ("Once Upon a Time," "The Tudors") as Jade; Ally Ioannides ("Parenthood") as Tilda; Madeleine Mantock (Edge of Tomorrow) as Veil; Stephen Lang (Avatar, Don't Breathe) as Waldo and Nick Frost as Bajie (Shaun of the Dead).

Immediately following the episode, viewers can catch "The Walking Dead" live after-show, "Talking Dead," hosted by Chris Hardwick, featuring series stars Norman Reedus and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, joined by Executive Producer Scott M. Gimple and a surprise cast member at 11:25 p.m. ET/PT.

About AMC

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 five 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," "The Night Manager," "Preacher," and the forthcoming "The Son," "The Terror," "Lodge 49," "Loaded" and "McMafia." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead," "The Making of The Mob," "Comic Book Men," "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.

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INTO THE BADLANDS (AMC)
Returns in TBA 2018 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/15/15 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (16 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's third of 16 episodes) on 4/25/17
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, April 2017) AMC today announced that it has renewed the martial arts drama "Into the Badlands," one of the highest-rated dramas on cable, for an expanded third season of 16 episodes, returning to AMC in 2018. Midway through its current second season, "Into the Badlands" is averaging 3.6 million viewers per episode, including 2.1 million adults 25-54 in Nielsen Live+3 ratings. In the current television season, the series ranks as the #4 scripted drama on cable and the #4 returning drama, behind "The Walking Dead," "American Horror Story" and "Fear the Walking Dead." "'Into the Badlands' looks like nothing else on television, a literal high-wire act attracting passionate and dedicated fans by the millions," said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. "Thanks to series creators and showrunners Al Gough and Miles Millar, the terrific cast, led by Daniel Wu, the amazing martial arts team guided by the incomparable Master Dee Dee and fight directors Stephen Fung and Andy Cheng, and everyone else involved who brings this thrill ride to the fans." "We are excited and grateful to continue our journey into the Badlands with Charlie, Joel, Susie and all of our friends at AMC," said Gough and Millar. "We also want to give a big clipper salute to our Irish and Chinese partners! The thought of doing an expanded 16-episode season is both thrilling and exhausting!!"
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Ally Ioannides as Tilda
· Aramis Knight as M.K.
· Daniel Wu as Sunny
· Emily Beecham
· Madeleine Mantock as Veil
· Marton Csokas as Quinn
· Oliver Stark
· Orla Brady as Lydia
· Sarah Bolger
CREW INFORMATION:
· Al Gough as CRTR/EP
· Daniel Wu as EP
· David Dobkin as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Shamberg as EP
· Miles Millar as CRTR/EP
· Stacy Sher as EP
· Stephen Fung as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Entertainment One Television