AMC Networks’ Content Room has announced a slate of exciting upcoming projects, building on their successful Content Room originals strategy. The new shows will appear in various formats across the company’s full distribution ecosystem spanning linear networks, streaming services, and digital/CTV platforms. Here’s a breakdown of the exciting new projects:
One of the most anticipated new shows is Night Island, a six-part short-form series based on Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire and The Queen of the Damned. The series follows a pair of art thieves intending to steal a legendary painting who go undercover on Night Island. However, they soon realize that the island is secretly a vacation hideaway for the undead. The show is set to premiere across all AMC Networks digital, streaming, and linear platforms in the fourth quarter of 2023.
Cooper’s Bar: Season 2
Following the success of its first season, Cooper’s Bar is returning for a second season. The fan-favorite short-form series is expanding into 30-minute episodes and will premiere on the linear network IFC before moving to other platforms. The show’s entire ensemble, including Lou Mustillo and the Emmy-nominated Rhea Seehorn, will be returning, along with new guest stars Whitney Cummings and Patrick Fabian. Season two is currently in production and is set to premiere in October.
You Are Here
You Are Here is a travel/memoir show hosted by Colman Domingo of Fear the Walking Dead. The show is produced by ZeroPointZero (Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown) and is currently completing production of season one with episodes devoted to Savannah, Philadelphia, New York, and Chicago. The first season is scheduled to premiere across AMC, Sundance TV, IFC, and WE tv, starting on Juneteenth. Johnnie Walker is the integrated sponsor of the show.
Show Me More
Show Me More is the ultimate backstage pass for fans of AMC Networks’ most beloved, high-quality scripted series, such as shows from The Walking Dead Universe and Anne Rice’s Immortal Universe. The show returns for another season, with a mix of on-set exclusives, documentaries, revealing cast interviews, and even closer “you-are-there” access to showrunners, talent, and production locations. New installments will appear as aftershows following season finales on linear and streaming.
Jim Chee: Private Eye
A spin-off from the world of Dark Winds, Jim Chee: Private Eye is a six-part shortform scripted noir series following Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon) as he takes on his first case as a reservation private detective. The show is an homage to films like Rear Window with a nod to noir comedies like The Big Lebowski. It is written by Lauren Augarten and Shandton Williams II from the Dark Winds writer’s room and overseen by director Steven Paul Judd, Navajo story consultant Rhiana Yazzie, and showrunner John Wirth.
More Tales from the TWDU
More Tales from the TWDU is a six-part shortform scripted series taking place in the expanding world of The Walking Dead Universe. It is overseen by TWDU creative head Scott Gimple.
In The Kitchen with Harry is a half-hour series for linear, digital, and streaming, featuring actor Harry Hamlin sharing his secrets for a successful dinner party with world-class chef (and his beloved niece!), Renee Guilbault. Harry will welcome viewers into his culinary happy space – his kitchen.