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[01/27/09 - 01:58 PM]
AMC Premieres AMC Storymakers
Peter Bart and Peter Guber will host the series, "an intimate gathering of A-list actors in a round table discussion about current entertainment headlines."

[via press release from AMC]

AMC Premieres AMC Storymakers

Hosted by Shootout's Peter Bart and Peter Guber StoryMakers Premieres as Recurring Primetime Specials in '09

New York, NY - January 27, 2009 - AMC announced today that entertainment industry veterans and hosts of AMC's popular Sunday morning series, Shootout, are heading to primetime to host, AMC StoryMakers, a series of programming specials in 2009. AMC StoryMakers features an intimate gathering of A-list actors in a round table discussion about current entertainment headlines. Topics range from Oscars, summer movies and holiday films to the actors craft, our guests' current projects and the general state of the entertainment industry. The first AMC StoryMakers special premieres Friday, February 13th at 8PM EST. Future AMC StoryMakers specials are slated over the summer and holidays.

"AMC wanted to create a venue for two of the industry's most influential personalities to talk to the people who are out there making the stories we love. The roundtable format allows us to present something that is much more about honoring the craft of acting and filmmaking in a conversational setting. Peter Guber and Peter Bart can facilitate this kind of a conversation in a way that nobody else can, and I think our audience will really appreciate that. This will not be your typical interview show," said Joel Stillerman, SVP of original programming, production and digital content.

In October of 2003, Shootout premiered as a half-hour weekly talk show series. Over the course of the six year run, Shootout has gained both critical and industry acclaim for its timely and relevant discussion topics and has featured many of Hollywood's hottest actors, directors and producers, including: Denzel Washington, Charlize Theron, Angelina Jolie, Mel Gibson, Steven Spielberg, Mike Myers, Nicholas Cage, Edward Norton, Sarah Jessica Parker, Dustin Hoffman, Sir Anthony Hopkins, Samuel L. Jackson, John Malkovich, Ron Howard, Kevin Spacey, Jamie Foxx, Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren, John Waters, Danny Devito, Quincy Jones, Forrest Whitaker, Chris Rock, Tina Fey, Geoffrey Rush, Adrien Brody, Jude Law, Dennis Quaid, Garry Marshall, Andy Garcia, The Wayans Brothers - Keenan, Marlon and Shawn, Irwin Winkler, Jack Black, Laura Linney, Jim Caviezel, Matthew Perry, Patricia Clarkson, Virginia Madsen, Michael Moore, Harvey Weinstein, Brett Ratner, Sean Combs and James McAvoy, among others. Shootout had aired weekly on Sunday mornings at 11 AM ET & PT/10C on AMC. Additional coverage and Web exclusives can be found at www.amctv.com.

Bart currently serves as vice president and editor-in-chief where he presides over the editorial content of Daily Variety (both LA and Gotham editions), Weekly Variety and Variety.com. Formerly, he was an executive at Paramount Pictures where he presided over many award -winning films including The Godfather, Rosemary's Baby, Harold and Maude, among others. Guber is the chairman of Mandalay Pictures, former CEO of Sony Pictures, and the producer of dozens of Hollywood's most successful movies including Midnight Express, Batman and Rain Man.

AMC Storymakers is produced by Emmy Award winning @radical.media, producers of Sundance Channel's Iconoclasts, and History Channel's 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America. AMC and @radical.media previously teamed up in producing the pilot for Mad Men, and are collaborating on this special to create a new unique and dynamic entertainment platform to showcase "what's happening" in the entertainment business. Andrew Fried serves as the Producer of the series for @radical.media.

About @radical.media

@radical.media is a multi-platform, integrated entertainment and media company that produces and distributes, television, feature films, commercials, digital content and design. @radical.media has produced award-winning projects, including the Academy Award´┐Ż-winning documentary The Fog of War; the Grammy Award-winning Concert for George; the pilot episode of the Emmy and Golden Globe winning series Mad Men; the Emmy-winning 10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America for the History Channel; the critically acclaimed series Iconoclasts for Sundance Channel and the recent MTV documentary Britney: For The Record.

About AMC

AMC is a multi-platform network that celebrates classic movies and high-quality scripted series. Among the elite services available in over 94 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC defines what it means to be a classic movie network today, creating a distinctive viewing experience that celebrates all that is enduringly cool, personal and powerfully relevant about movies. AMC's comprehensive library of popular movies strike a meaningful chord with its audience, and its critically-acclaimed slate of originals all have a cinematic quality that allow them to complement and be complemented by some of the best movies of all time. AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, WE tv and Sundance Channel. AMC is THE FUTURE OF CLASSIC.





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