AMC has created Visionaries, an umbrella for its documentary series about pop culture genres, each of which is guided and directed by a master in the genre.
AMC’s The Pitch returns tonight for its second season, and as you can see in the preview below, its first season was critically acclaimed, though only some critics got the names of their publications read aloud in the promo. While it could have devolved into an Undercover Boss-style advertisement, the series focused on both people… continue reading
With The Pitch, AMC has a reality series worthy of its scripted television. While it’s not quite a reality TV version of Mad Men, the show offers real-world insight into the process we’ve seen fictionalized on that series, and does so with a similar attention to craft. Each episode follows two agencies who pitch a… continue reading
AMC is airing episodes of a new mini-reality series every night as part of its George Romero-hosted FearFest block of programming, and the show goes behind the scenes of the creation of a haunted house. American Haunters is set behind the scenes of Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion in Wappingers Falls, New York, which AMC says… continue reading
AMC has ordered a reality TV series called Secret Stash that is set at director Kevin Smith’s comic shop and will debut early next year. The show, produced by Miami Ink producers Original Media, will “document the daily banter of The Secret Stash and it’s employees and devoted customers; and it will capture the fun… continue reading
AMC, the network best known for exceptional dramas such as Mad Men, The Walking Dead, and, most recently, The Killing, is getting into reality television, which it calls “docu-stories.” Because of AMC’s reputation for extraordinarily high-quality fictional television, I think this is good news for reality TV as a genre, and hope they hold reality… continue reading