Saturday, January 13, 2018

AMC Sets Premiere Dates for 'Fear the Walking Dead,' 'Into the Badlands' and 'McMafia'

During the network's presentation at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, AMC has announced premiere dates for Fear the Walking Dead, Into the Badlands and McMafia.

The 8-episode first season of McMafia will premiere on Monday, February 26 at 10/9c. The network will also make all eight episodes available on AMC Premiere following the series premiere.

Inspired by Misha Glenny's book of the same name, the drama charts Alex Godman's journey as he is drawn deeper and deeper into the world of organized crime.

The cast includes James Norton, David Strathairn, Juliet Rylance, Aleksey Serebryakov, Maria Shukshina and Faye Marsay.

James Watkins and Hossein Amini developed the series, with Watkins also directing. They executive produce with Nick Marston, Dixie Linder, Ben Hall, Robyn Slovo, Matthew Read and Misha Glenny. AMC Studios, BBC Worldwide, Cuba Pictures and Twickenham Studios produce.

The fourth season of Fear the Walking Dead will debut on Sunday, April 15 at 10/9c. It will move to its regular time slot the following Sunday, April 22 at 9/8c.

The new season stars Kim Dickens, Lennie James, Garret Dillahunt, Jenna Elfman, Kevin Zegers and Maggie Grace.

Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg will serve as showrunners for the fourth season. They executive produce with Scott M. Gimple, Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero. AMC Studios produces.

The third season of Into the Badlands will begin on Sunday, April 22 at 10/9c.

The drama stars Daniel Wu, Nick Frost, Emily Beecham, Eleanor Matsuura, Aramis Knight, Lorraine Toussaint, Ella-Rae Smith, Lewis Tan and Dean-Charles Chapman.

Alfred Gough and Miles Millar created the drama. They executive produce with Wu, Stacey Sher, Michael Shamberg, David Dobkin, Stephen Fung and Michael Taylor. AMC Studios, Millar/Gough Ink, Big Kid Pictures, Diversion Pictures and Double Feature Films produce.