Thursday, January 16, 2020

AMC Announces Premiere Dates for Drama 'The Walking Dead: World Beyond' and Limited Series 'Quiz'

During its presentation at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, AMC announced premiere dates for the upcoming original drama series The Walking Dead and the original limited series Quiz.

New drama The Walking Dead: World Beyond will launch on Sunday, April 12 at 10/9c., following the Season 10 finale of The Walking Dead. It will move to its regular 9/8c. time slot the following week.

The drama expands the universe of The Walking Dead, delving into a new mythology and story that follows the first generation raised in a surviving civilization of the post-apocalyptic world. Two sisters along with two friends leave a place of safety and comfort to brave dangers, known and unknown, living and undead on an important quest. Pursued by those who wish to protect them and those who wish to harm them, a tale of growing up and transformation unfurls across dangerous terrain, challenging everything they know about the world, themselves and each other. Some will become heroes. Some will become villains. But all of them will find the truths they seek.

Aliyah Royale, Alexa Mansour, Annet Mahendru, Nicolas Cantu, Hal Cumpston, Nico Tortorella and Julia Ormond star.

Scott M. Gimple and Matt Negrete created the drama. They executive produce with Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert and Brian Bockrath. AMC Studios produces.

The three-part limited series Quiz will air across three consecutive nights - starting on Monday, May 25 at 9/8c. and concluding on Wednesday, May 27 at 9/8c.

The series tells the extraordinary and sensational story of how Charles and Diana Ingram attempted an "audacious heist" on the quiz show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? Major Ingram, his wife Diana, and an accomplice, Tecwen Whittock, was sitting in the audience, were accused of cheating their way to a million pounds on what was the most popular game show on Earth in 2001. The couple stood trial for conspiring by coughing during the recording to signify the correct answers to the multiple-choice questions posed to the Major by host, Charlie Tarrant.

The cast features Matthew Macfadyen, Sian Clifford, Michael Jibson, Mark Bonnar, Helen McCrory, Aisling Bea and Michael Sheen.

James Graham wrote the limited series, which was directed by Stephen Frears. They executive produce with Andy Harries, Dan Winch and William Village. Sony Pictures Television and Left Bank Pictures produce in association with AMC and ITV.