If AMC's corporate strategy has embraced a single ethos over the last few years, it's that more people watching is better, period.
Halt & Catch Fire
Despite disappointing ratings and rumors of impending cancelation for AMC's Low Winter Sun, writer Rolin Jones is getting another pilot order from the network, this one a little less dour, in keeping with Jones' roots on Showtime dramedy The United States of Tara.
AMC Networks has acquired Liberty Media’s Chellomedia, which operates channels distributed to some 390 million households in 138 countries, for $1.04 billion.
Charlie Collier told an audience at the Television Critics Association confab in Los Angeles this morning that the network will be picking up its two scripted drama pilots—Halt & Catch Fire and Turn—for first seasons.
Because he is the president of the network and because Jon Hamm has momentarily stepped out to take a call while a photographer adjusts the lighting, Charlie Collier is allowing himself a quick peek at the contents of Don Draper’s desk.