Topic: Charlie Collier

Despite Losing Mad Men and Breaking Bad, AMC Is More Popular Than Ever

On a ratings roll, network adds a fourth night of programming

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…

AMC’s Plan for Life After Mad Men

As Don Draper says goodbye, the network looks to 2 Walking Dead series and Better Call Saul

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?"…

Who Might Replace Fox Chairman Kevin Reilly? Probably Not John Landgraf

Upfront season departure leaves awkward questions for ad execs

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. Reilly's direct reports…

Mad Men Drops in Season 7 Premiere

Don's a real downer

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.…

The Walking Dead Gobbles Up TV Ratings Crown

Season 4 finale scares up an 8.0 in the dollar demo

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…

AMC’s Upfront Slate: Network Takes a Crack at Scripted Comedy

New projects From Seth Rogen, Daily Show's Wyatt Cenac

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. On…

MyNetworkTV Gobbles Up Off-Net Rights to The Walking Dead

Zombie apocalypse drama comes to broadcast in the fall

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…

Nothing Can Stop The Walking Dead

AMC’s zombie apocalypse drama tops the Olympics, everything else on TV

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…

AMC Orders a Fifth Helping of The Walking Dead

Renewal of TV’s top-rated series is a no-brainer

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…

Dead Reckoning: AMC Zombie Series Devours the Competition

Season 4 premiere of The Walking Dead draws 16.1 million viewers

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. According to Nielsen live-plus-same-day data, the…