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AMC TO AIR "PREACHER" MARATHON ON THURSDAY, JUNE 30TH BEGINNING AT 9:00 PM ET/PT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - AMC will air a special marathon of the buzzed about series "Preacher" on Thursday, June 30th beginning at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Fans of the series who can't get enough and viewers who need to catch up on the action can watch the first five episodes of "Preacher" and enjoy bonus, behind-the-scenes footage within each episode. The new, sixth episode of the season appears on AMC this Sunday in the show's regular timeslot at 9:00 p.m.
AMC also released a new "Preacher" catch-up video, which can be viewed here.
Based on the popular cult comic book franchise of the same name, "Preacher" is a supernatural and darkly comedic drama that follows a Texas preacher named Jessie Custer who is inhabited by a mysterious entity called Genesis that gives him the power to make people do whatever he commands. Once this power attracts the attention of two mysterious angels, Fiore and DeBlanc, Jesse, his badass ex-girlfriend Tulip, and an Irish vampire named Cassidy are thrust into a crazy world populated by a cast of characters from Heaven, Hell and everywhere in between.
The Sony Pictures Television and AMC Studios co-production, developed for television by Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg ("This Is the End," "Superbad," "Neighbors") and showrunner Sam Catlin ("Breaking Bad"), stars Dominic Cooper as Jesse Custer, Joseph Gilgun as Cassidy, Ruth Negga as Tulip, Lucy Griffiths as Emily, W. Earl Brown as Sherriff Root, Anatol Yusef as DeBlanc, Tom Brooke as Fiore, Derek Wilson as Donnie Schenck and Ian Colletti as Eugene/Arseface.
Below, please find the schedule for AMC's "Preacher" marathon on Thursday, June 30th:
Preacher - Chapters 1 & 2 Bonus Edition at 9:00 p.m. - 11:35 p.m. ET/PT
Jesse struggles to escape a past that is slowly catching up to him. A mysterious entity comes to earth, leaving a wave of destruction in its wake. Written by Sam Catlin and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
Jesse tries to be a "good preacher," unaware that a mysterious duo is after him. Meanwhile we meet the enigmatic Cowboy. Written by Sam Catlin and directed by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg.
Preacher - Chapters 3 & 4 Bonus Edition at 11:35 p.m. - 1:35 a.m. ET/PT
Jesse explores his newfound power with Cassidy's help. Armed with new information, Tulip tries to convince Jesse to set out for revenge. Written by Chris Kelley and directed by Scott Winant.
Jesse makes Quincannon a bet he can't refuse, Cassidy works to fend off the angels, and Tulip tries to bring justice to Annville. Written by Sara Goodman and directed by Craig Zisk.
Preacher -Chapter 5 Bonus Edition at 1:35 a.m. - 2:35 a.m ET/PT
"South Will Rise Again"
After his stunt with Quincannon, Jesse is Annville's newest rock star. Tulip and Cassidy connect, and The Cowboy makes a tragic decision. Written by Craig Rosenberg and directed by Michael Slovis.
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