Check Out the New Season 2 Billboards for Freakshow

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The Freaks are back! In anticipation of Freakshow‘s second season, billboards featuring cast members Asia, Morgue and Creature have been placed throughout Los Angeles and New York City. Check out these photos of the Season 2 billboards and don’t forget to tune in to AMC on Tuesday, May 6th at 10/9c for the Freakshow premiere.

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Run Forrest, Run! Be Sure to Catch Him On-Air and Online During Gump Week

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Not only did he teach Elvis how to dance, Forrest Gump is an all star college football player, decorated Vietnam War veteran, international ping-pong champion, respected shrimp boat captain and a cross country marathon runner. Not too shabby for a man who began life in rural Alabama with an IQ of 75. This Monday, April 14, AMC kicks off Gump Week beginning  7/6c. Over the next six days you have thirteen chances to catch up with the blissfully simple Forrest (Tom Hanks), his true love Jenny (Robin Wright) and his wise, supportive Mama (Sally Field). Want even more of Gump and its stars? Check out…

Ultimate Fan Games
Forrest Gump UFG
After becoming a ping-pong champ, Forrest appears on which talk show? Play game

Tom Hanks UFG
Tom Hanks got his start acting in what low-budget slasher film? Play game

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Watch All of Freakshow Season 1 Online Now

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If you missed Ali’s Wedding, Asia’s first attempt at sword swallowing or any of the other Season 1 Freakshow highlights, no worries. For a limited time only, amc.com will stream all eight freaky episodes from Season 1 online.

You can also catch up with Todd, Asia, Morgue, and the rest of the Freakshow cast during back-to-back airings of Season 1, Episodes 1-4 on Tuesday, April 15 and episodes Season 1, Episodes 5-8 on Tuesday, April 22. Click here for the full Freakshow schedule and don’t forget to tune in to the Season 2 Premiere on Tuesday, May 6 at 10/9c.

Click here to watch Season 1 of Freakshow online.

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The Walking Dead Mid-Season Premiere Delivers 15.8 Million Viewers

TWD-Episode-409-Michonne-560AMC’s The Walking Dead returned last night with the Mid-Season Premiere of its fourth season, delivering 15.8 million viewers and 10.4 million adults 18-49. It was the #1 telecast for the night among adults 18-49, including the Sochi Winter Olympics. The Walking Dead continues to be the #1 show on all of television among the coveted 18-49 demographic. With time-shifted playback, last night’s premiere should exceed 20 million viewers.

“With a number of high-profile choices on television last night, for The Walking Dead to deliver record ratings is remarkable. Thanks to the fans, who have been so supportive of this show in so many ways. We share your passion for this world,” said Charlie Collier, AMC president. “Thanks also to the terrific team of writers, starting with Scott Gimple and Robert Kirkman, who with our outstanding executive producers, cast and crew pour their hearts into this series, always with the fans in mind. I speak for everyone at AMC in expressing my sincere appreciation and our shared excitement for the journey ahead. Chocolate pudding for all!”

Following the 9/8c premiere of The Walking Dead, AMC presented Talking Dead at 10/9c, which became the highest premiere in series history with 5.9 million viewers, including 3.9 million adults aged 18-49. Hosted by Chris Hardwick, Talking Dead features Hardwick and fans, actors, producers and other TV enthusiasts discussing and dissecting that night’s Dead premiere. The Mid-Season Premiere featured guests Greg Nicotero and Dania Gurira.

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How Well Do You Know The Godfather Cast?

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A movie needs a few key ingredients to become a classic: A gripping plot, rich cinematography, insightful direction and of course, a flawless cast. The Godfather trilogy has all that, and with its large star-studded cast, you could argue that it has all that, and then some. Play these Godfather Ultimate Fan Games to see how well you know ALL the talent associated with this mob movie masterpiece.

Al Pacino
The same year Pacino won an Academy Award for Scent of a Woman, he was also nominated for which movie? Take Quiz

Andy Garcia
Andy Garcia stars in which movie with his real-life daughter? Take Quiz

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This Fear Friday Zombies Multiply On-Air and Online During a George A. Romero Double Feature

survival_of_the_dead_560This Fri., Jan. 17, zombie fans can catch a late night George A. Romero double feature during AMC’s Fear Friday. First comes Survival of the Dead at 2AM/1c. Can’t get to sleep after that? The director’s Land of the Dead follows at 4AM/3c. But the Romero-fest doesn’t end there. Check out all the Romero content online.

Click here for the full AMC Fear Friday schedule.

Behind-the-Scenes Photos From Freakshow

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Want to find out what went into the making of AMC’s Freakshow last year? Take a look at these behind-the-scenes photos of Amazing Ali, Asia Ray, George Bell, Marcus (a.k.a. “The Creature”) and Morgue as they do everything from impale themselves to get ready for a wedding. Then check out  seven full episodes of Freakshow Season 1 on amc.com.

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AMC Rings in the New Year With Back-to-Back The Walking Dead and Breaking Bad Marathons

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AMC has announced it will air two back-to-back marathons of its Emmy Award-winning original dramas Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead. A four-day Breaking Bad marathon, which kicks off at noon ET/PT each day from Fri., Dec. 27 through Mon., Dec. 30, will feature every episode from the series’ critically acclaimed five seasons, making AMC the only destination for cable subscribers to watch every Breaking Bad episode for free. On New Year’s Eve day, Dec. 31, at 9AM/8c, AMC will air a two-day marathon of The Walking Dead.  Beginning with the pilot, episodes will air back-to-back in chronological order until 5AM/4c on Jan. 2, 2014.

From acclaimed writer, producer, director Vince Gilligan and produced by Sony Pictures Television, Breaking Bad follows the story of a desperate man who turns to a life of crime to secure his family’s financial future. The series capped its historic run on Sep. 29, delivering a series-record 10.3 million viewers, including 6.7 million adults 18-49.

Breaking Bad has garnered ten Emmy Award wins – including the 2013 Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Series – and a Peabody, and been named to the American Film Institute’s (AFI) list of the “Top 10 Programs of the Year” (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012). Heralded as “one of the greatest dramas in TV history,” (The Hollywood Reporter), Breaking Bad stars three-time Emmy Award-winner Bryan Cranston; two-time Emmy winner Aaron Paul; Emmy-winner Anna Gunn; Dean Norris; Betsy Brandt; RJ Mitte and Bob Odenkirk.

The Walking Dead continues to be the #1 show on all of television among the coveted 18-49 demographic and remains the highest-rated series in the history of cable television. The first eight episodes of its fourth season delivered an average of 13 million viewers and 8.4 million adults 18-49.

Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, The Walking Dead tells the story of the months that follow after a zombie apocalypse. The series Entertainment Weekly called the “greatest thriller ever produced for television” stars Andrew Lincoln, Steven Yeun, Norman Reedus, Chandler Riggs, Lauren Cohan, Danai Gurira, Emily Kinney, Chad L. Coleman, Sonequa Martin-Green and Lawrence Gilliard Jr. The Walking Dead is executive produced by showrunner Scott M. Gimple, Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Emmy-winner Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.

The Walking Dead will return for the second half of its fourth season at 9/8c on Sun., Feb. 9, followed by a new episode of Talking Dead at 10/9c.

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This Year You Can Have Thanksgiving With Your Godfather On-Air and Online

AMC Acquires the Rights to The Godfather Franchise Through 2019

This Thu., Nov.28 as the turkey roasts for Thanksgiving, you can catch the original The Godfather at 11:30AM/10:30c. Then just in time for an early dinner, The Godfather, Part II airs at 3:30/2:30c. Once the table is cleared and leftovers are packed away, settle into your turkey coma with an encore of The Godfather at 8/7c. Off on Friday? Then stay up late with a repeat of The Godfather, Part II at midnight. By this second round of Godfather movie broadcasts, you should be better prepared for the following challenges online. (Which you could try over dessert perhaps?)

The Godfather Ultimate Fan Game
What did Marlon Brando stuff into his cheeks during his audition for the original flick? Take the quiz

The Godfather: Part II Ultimate Fan Game
Which line from The Godfather: Part II made AFI’s 100 Years…100 Movie Quotes list? Take the quiz

The Godfather Trilogy
The Godfather displaced which flick as the highest-grossing movie of all time? Take the quiz

The Godfather Gangsters Tournament
Which Godfather gangster is the true Don? Vote now

The Godfather Movies Ranking List
The original Godfather is currently in the lead. Should it stay in the number one spot? Vote now

Don’t miss Thanksgiving With Your Godfather on AMC this Thu., Nov. 28 starting at 11:30AM/10:30c.

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Get Real-Time Trivia On-Air and Games Online for Shooter and Men in Black During Story Notes

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What could make watching two of your favorite action movies even better? How about if they were riddled with real-time trivia? This week you can check out behind-the-scenes info and fun facts during the Story Notes airings of Shooter on Tue., Nov. 12 at 8/7c and Men in Black on Thu., Nov. 14 at 9/8c. Then, after watching this week’s Story Notes movies, head over to amc.com to see what you’ve learned by playing the Ultimate Fan Games.

Click here for a full schedule of AMC’s upcoming Story Notes movies.