AMC's president and general manager, Charlie Collier, knows that many competitors and onlookers were expecting his network to stumble after losing its two signature shows—Mad Men and Breaking Bad—in a year. But instead of imploding, AMC has just wrapped its most successful year ever.
As Charlie Collier, president, gm of AMC, makes the rounds during this year's upfronts, one question keeps popping up over and over again: "What do you have for me now?" While it's a typical upfront query, the question has taken on an added urgency as AMC looks ahead to life without Mad Men, the series that put the network on the map—establishing it as a home for qual
Fox's chairman Kevin Reilly has stepped down after much upfront-season speculation about how much longer the exec's tenure would last. In his absence he leaves... no one, yet.
AMC may have been hoping that the so-called “Netflix Effect” would boost the ratings for the Season 7 premiere of Mad Men, but in a highly competitive Sunday 10 p.m. slot, Matt Weiner’s period piece put up its worst opening numbers since 2008.
While Sunday night’s Season 4 finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead failed to shatter the ratings record set in the season premiere, it did establish a new high-water mark for a cliff-hanger episode.
Having established itself as the home of hit drama series like Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead, AMC is looking to crash its way into the comedy business.
The Walking Dead is staggering its way toward a date with broadcast TV. Beginning this fall, the AMC zombie apocalypse thriller will begin airing on MyNetworkTV, making the 21st Century Fox asset the exclusive broadcast home to television’s highest-rated show.
The midseason premiere of AMC’s The Walking Dead did its usual number on the rest of the TV landscape, scaring up 15.8 million viewers and a whopping 8.2 rating in the adults 18-49 demo.
Ravaged by a killer flu and the ever-present hordes of ravenous Walkers, things are looking decidedly grim for the characters on AMC’s The Walking Dead. But at least a handful of survivors will persevere, as the network on Tuesday announced it has picked up the series for a fifth season.
If The Walking Dead didn’t already strike terror in the hearts of broadcast executives, Sunday night’s premiere deliveries should leave them quaking in their boots.