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[01/22/21 - 10:01 AM]
New Series, Films, Specials and More from AMC Networks' Extensive Library All Available on the Premium Streaming Bundle in February
Newly announced highlights include early access to AMC's "Ride with Norman Reedus" season five beginning Sunday, February 28, ahead of the linear premiere in March.

[12/10/20 - 09:01 AM]
Video: BBC America's "The Watch" Releases New Trailer & Series Key Art
In addition, AMC+, the company's new premium streaming bundle, will exclusively premiere the first episode of The Watch on Thursday, December 31.

[10/09/20 - 10:49 AM]
BBC America's New Original Series, "The Watch," Enlists Wendell Pierce and Matt Berry
The series will premiere on Sunday, January 3 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[08/07/20 - 09:01 AM]
AMC Networks Announces Fall and Winter 2020-21 Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series and Specials
Newly announced season premieres include SundanceTV's "The A Word," IFC's "Baroness von Sketch Show" and AMC's "Eli Roth's History of Horror."

[11/19/19 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America's "The Watch" Enlists New Cast Members Anna Chancellor, James Fleet and More
Ingrid Oliver, Ruth Madeley, Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Bianca Simone Mannie are also on tap.

[09/11/19 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America Announces Casting for New Original Series "The Watch"
Richard Dormer, Adam Hugill, Jo Eaton-Kent, Marama Corlette, Lara Rossi and Sam Adewunmi will star in the project, based on Sir Terry Pratchett's bestselling "Discworld" novels.

[08/29/19 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 29
Updates include: Lifetime cancels "American Princess"; Netflix orders third season of "Elite"; and Adam Hugill first to be cast in BBC America's "The Watch."

[10/31/18 - 07:00 AM]
BBC America Greenlights Original Scripted Series "The Watch"
The eight-episode series is based on Sir Terry Pratchett's wildly popular "Discworld" novels, which have sold more than 90 million books worldwide.







WATCH, THE (BBC AMERICA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/3/21 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 2/14/21; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from BBC America's press release, December 2020) BBC AMERICA'S newest original series The Watch has released a new full-length trailer and series key art prior to its two-episode premiere on Sunday, January 3, 2021 at 8pm ET/PT. In addition, AMC+, the company's new premium streaming bundle, will exclusively premiere the first episode of The Watch on Thursday, December 31, with additional episodes being added weekly timed their linear premiere on BBC AMERICA. The Watch follows an unlikely group of misfits, The City Watch, who are forced to find the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in the process. The comedic yet thrilling series pits trolls, werewolves, wizards and other improbable heroes against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon which would lead to the destruction of life as they know it. From lead writer and executive producer Simon Allen (The Musketeers), the modern and inclusive series is inspired by the characters created by Sir Terry Pratchett's famous "Discworld" novels, including the captain of The City Watch Sam Vimes (Richard Dormer, Game of Thrones), the last scion of nobility Lady Sybil Ramkin (Lara Rossi, I May Destroy You), the naïve but heroic Carrot (Adam Hugill, 1917), the mysterious Angua (Marama Corlett, Blood Drive) and the ingenious forensics expert Cheery (Jo Eaton-Kent, Don't Forget the Driver) together with The Watch's own idiosyncratic depiction of Death (Wendell Pierce, The Wire).
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Adam Hugill as Constable Carrot
· Anna Chancellor as Lord Vetinari
· Bianca Simone Mannie as Wonse
· Hakeem Kae-Kazim as Captain John Keel
· Ingrid Oliver as Doctor Cruces
· James Fleet as The Archchancellor
· Jo Eaton-Kent as Constable Cheery
· Lara Rossi as Lady Sybil Ramkin
· Marama Corlette as Corporal Angua
· Matt Berry as Wayne (Voice)
· Richard Dormer as Sam Vimes
· Ruth Madeley as Throat
· Sam Adewunmi as Carcer Dun
· Wendell Pierce as Death (Voice)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ben Donald as EP
· Craig Viveiros as DIR/EP
· Hilary Salmon as EP
· Johann Knobel as PROD
· Richard Stokes as EP
· Rob Wilkins as EP
· Simon Allen as CRTR/EP
· Sir Terry Pratchett as BOOK
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Studios
· Narrativia