CATCH UP ON AMC'S DRAMA SERIES "TURN: WASHINGTON'S SPIES" AND "HALT AND CATCH FIRE"
Complete First Seasons Will Be Available on AMC On Demand, AMC.com and Netflix Ahead of Upcoming Second Season Spring Premieres
PASADENA, CA - January 10, 2015 - AMC today announced extended catch-up viewing opportunities via AMC On Demand, AMC.com and Netflix of the complete first seasons of the network's drama series "TURN: Washington's Spies" and "Halt and Catch Fire." The catch-up airings for both series will run in expanded windows prior to the upcoming second season spring 2015 premieres. The AMC On Demand and AMC.com window will launch with "TURN: Washington's Spies" beginning Saturday, January 24, running through Tuesday, March 24, followed by "Halt and Catch Fire" beginning Saturday, February 7, running through Tuesday, April 7. The Netflix runs will launch with "TURN: Washington's Spies" on Wednesday, March 25, followed by "Halt and Catch Fire" on Wednesday, April 8.
"The first seasons of 'TURN' and 'Halt and Catch Fire' attracted core passionate audiences that were engaged by these stories. We see a real opportunity to bring new viewers into both series and are so pleased to be working with our distribution partners to offer discovery and catch-up options prior to second seasons we can't wait to share on AMC," said Charlie Collier, AMC president.
A production of AMC Studios, "TURN: Washington's Spies" stars Jamie Bell as Abraham Woodhull, a farmer living in British-occupied Long Island during the Revolutionary War, who bands together with a disparate group of childhood friends to form the Culper Ring - America's first spy ring. Together they risked their lives and honor to ultimately help George Washington turn the tide of the War in favor of the rebels. The series is based on the book Washington's Spies by Alexander Rose, who was a consultant for the first season and joins the writing staff for season two. In addition to Bell, the series also stars Seth Numrich as Ben 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 and Ian Kahn as George Washington. Newly joining the cast for season two are Ksenia Solo as Peggy Shippen and Owain Yeoman as Benedict Arnold. "TURN: Washington's Spies" is executive produced by Craig Silverstein ("Nikita"), who also serves as showrunner, and Barry Josephson ("Bones," Enchanted) from Josephson Entertainment.
Also from AMC Studios, "Halt and Catch Fire" captures the rise of the PC era in the early 1980s, focused on four primary characters attempting to innovate against the changing backdrop of technology and Texas' Silicon Prairie. The series was created by Chris Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers and executive produced by Cantwell, Rogers, showrunner Jonathan Lisco ("Southland") and Gran Via Productions' Mark Johnson ("Breaking Bad," "Rectify," Diner, Rain Man) and Melissa Bernstein ("Breaking Bad," "Rectify"). The series stars Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan; Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark; Kerry Bishé as Donna Clark; Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe; and Toby Huss as John Bosworth.
Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade, or creating acclaimed original programming, AMC brings to its audience something deeper, something richer, Something More. The network reigns as the only cable network in history ever to win the Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row with "Mad Men," and six of the last seven with current back-to-back honoree, "Breaking Bad." The network boasts the most-watched drama series in basic cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last two years with "The Walking Dead." AMC's original drama series include "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," "The Walking Dead," "Hell on Wheels," "TURN: Washington's Spies," "Halt and Catch Fire" the "Breaking Bad" prequel "Better Call Saul," "Humans" and "Badlands." AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like "Talking Dead" and "Comic Book Men." 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. AMC: Something More.