AMC programme guide: What's on? What's coming soon?

The home of Breaking Bad, Mad Men and Fear the Walking Dead is exclusive to BT customers.

Last updated: 18 August 2017 - 11.21am

AMC is the US studio behind the smash-hit dramas Mad Men and Breaking Bad and it is now the home of the thrilling Fear the Walking Dead.

The channel is exclusive to BT customers (BT TV channel 332/381 HD) and it features an incredible mix of fantastic films, premium dramas and red hot new shows.

What's airing now on AMC:

1. Better Call Saul


For any Breaking Bad fan, it's hard to forget the hilariously slimy lawyer Saul Goodman, who helped Walter get out of various potentially tricky legal situations. Luckily, he’s back with his very own spin off Better Call Saul, which takes a look at his life pre-Breaking Bad era when he was a struggling newbie lawyer simply known as “Jimmy” McGill. As a challenging relationship with his eccentric but highly successful lawyer brother Chuck is explored, various fan favourite Breaking Bad characters make reappearances. Funny, intriguing and visually captivating, Better Call Saul has been hailed by critics for both Bob Odenkirk’s performance and the stellar screenwriting.

Season One of Better Call Saul airs every Tuesday at 9pm.

[Read more: Five reasons to watch Better Call Saul]

2. 10 years of Mad Men


>Slicker than a crisp Savile Row suit and cooler than an eskimo taking on the ice bucket challenge in the Arctic, Mad Men had seven series of unbeatable drama.

Jon Hamm, January Jones, John Slattery and Christina Hendricks were among the cast who turned this show about an ad agency in 1960s New York into a global phenomenon and in the process moved the goal posts on the quality we expect from our TV shows.
It celebrated its 10-year anniversary in July and AMC is currently reshowing classic episodes from the very start.

Mad Men season 1-5 is showing from the start on weekdays at 8pm.

[Read more: 10 unforgettable Mad Men moments]

3. Head to Texas with The Son

The Son

Incredible cast? Check. Powerhouse performances? Check. Epic drama? Check.

AMC’s new family saga The Son was a critical hit when it launched earlier this year – exclusive to BT customers.

Adapted from Philipp Meyer’s critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller, The Son follows the story of the McCullough family in Texas over 150 years.

Brimming with the political tensions of the region and clashing families, The Son is a hard-edged Western that is hotter than a juicy Texan steak.

Catch up with The Son on Wednesdays at 9pm from August 16th.

[Read more: 5 reasons you will love AMC's The Son]

4. Into the Badlands

Into The Badlands

Created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar and starring Daniel Wu, Marton Csokas, Emily Beacham and Orla Brady, Into the Badlands has won critical acclaim in the US.

Set in a devastated future world controlled by powerful feudal barons, AMC’s six-part drama tells the story of a great warrior and a young boy who embark on a journey across a dangerous land to find enlightenment.

Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and The Boston Globe were among the US publications to praise the “action packed show” for its “admirable force” and “phenomenal choreography”.

Into the Badlands series 1 is showing on Mondays at 9pm.

5. Order some drama with Feed the Beast

Feed The Beast

Featuring an A-list cast and a delicious mix of dark comedy, mobster drama and mouth-watering food, this US series is a tasty proposition.

One of the most mesmerising elements of Feed the Beast is the choreography and dazzling cooking sequences, which will have you salivating and reaching for a nice bottle of red.

Meanwhile, David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess are electric as the two leading men, under pressure in the kitchen and fighting the odds in the Bronx.

Feed the Beast is showing every Sunday at 9pm on AMC.

Coming Soon

1. Fear the Walking Dead series 3 Part B

Fear the Walking Dead

The companion series to the global smash hit The Walking Dead premieres exclusively on AMC.

Starring Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Colman Domingo and Alycia Debnam-Carey, the apocalyptic drama follows the early days of the world falling apart after a mysterious virus causes a zombie outbreak.

The mix of thrilling, edge-of-your-seat action and family drama made this show one of the biggest US TV hits of 2015.

Fear the Walking Dead season 3 returns on September 10th.

2. The Terror

Ridley Scott is the executive producer of this anthology series based on the Dan Simmons novel of the same name.

The 10-episode drama is set in 1847, when a Royal Naval expedition crew that are searching for the Northwest Passage is attacked by a mysterious predator - what begins is a suspenseful and desperate game of survival.

AMC has promised the show will be a “distinctive combination of science fiction and historical non-fiction” and it looks likely to be one of the TV events of 2017.

Jared Harris (Mad Men, The Crown), Ciaran Hinds (Game of Thrones), Paul Ready (Cuffs) and Adam Negaitis (Houdini and Doyle) have been confirmed as the lead cast.

The Terror will air on AMC in Spring 2018.

[Read more What is AMC and how do I watch the channel?]

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