On Monday, April 8, 2019, AMC held its second annual Summit in New York City, holding engaging panels with the actors and producers from many of their popular series. The theme for the panel discussions this year was under the umbrella of “Story Matters”.
AMC brought talent from AMC, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV to participate and those in attendance included Melissa McBride (The Walking Dead), Colman Domingo (AMC’s “Fear the Walking Dead”), George Takei (Star Trek, The Terror: Infamy), Ruth Wilson (BBC America’s “Luther”); Sandra Oh (Co-Executive Producer, Star, BBC America’s “Killing Eve”); Fiona Shaw (BBC America’s “Killing Eve”), Jodie Comer (BBC America’s “Killing Eve”), Scott Gimple (Chief Content Officer, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” universe), and Deborah Harkness (Author of A Discovery of Witches, Executive Producer “A Discovery of Witches”).
The day was also marked by a number of major announcements regarding new series and returning series. Here are some of the highlights:
- A third series in The Walking Dead universe has been greenlit for production this summer and is expected to premiere sometime in 2020. The Walking Dead writer and producer Matt Negrete will serve as the showrunner for the new series.
- The second season of the anthology series The Terror: Infamy will premiere on Monday, August 12, at 9pm E.T., followed by the second season premiere of Lodge 49 at 10pm E.T.
- BBC America has officially renewed Killing Eve for a third season.
In related news, Preacher executive producer Seth Rogen announced via his Twitter and Instagram that the fourth season of the AMC series will also be its last, with the premiere set to air on Sunday, August 4.