Premieres December 21, The Winter Solstice, on AMC+ and January 2 on AMC
NEW YORK – DECEMBER 20, 2022 – AMC and AMC+ announced today the debut of All of Them Witches, a documentary exploring the history of witches, as a companion special to the anticipated series Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches. The doc premieres on Wednesday, December 21, the Winter Solstice, on AMC+ and on Monday, January 2 at 10:00 p.m. ET on AMC. All of Them Witches is a one-hour documentary that will explore an alternate and authentic history told from the perspective of today’s most well-known, practicing witches, as well as scholars of history and anthropology.
The film examines the provocative history of Witch Hunts, paganism and voodoo, and challenges the myths that have become the fabric of popular culture. Select experts featured in All of Them Witches include Pam Grossman, author of Waking the Witch: Reflections on Women, Magic, and Power, witch and entrepreneur Bri Luna, witch and author Amanda Yates Garcia and content creator and actor Curly Velasquez.
All Of Them Witches was directed by Mona Panchal. The film was produced by XTR, the producers of Academy Award-nominated feature documentary Ascension, Emmy-nominated They Call Me Magic (AppleTV+) and this year’s awards favorite, The Territory. Executive Producing are Kathryn Everett, Kathleen Flood, Bryn Mooser and Justin Lacob for XTR.
Additionally, the documentary is produced by Steffie van Rhee and India Wadsworth and Matthew Cherchio is co-executive producer.
Photos from the documentary: HERE
All of Them Witches is a companion piece to Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches, which will debut Sunday, January 8 on AMC+ and AMC. Based on Rice’s best-selling trilogy, “Lives of the Mayfair Witches,” the eight-episode series focuses on an intuitive young neurosurgeon, Rowan (Alexandra Daddario), who discovers that she is the unlikely heir to a family of witches. As she grapples with her newfound powers, she must contend with a sinister presence that has haunted her family for generations.
AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with Mad Men in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before Breaking Bad won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series The Walking Dead is the highest-rated series in cable history. AMC’s current original drama series are Better Call Saul, Fear the Walking Dead, Kevin Can F*** Himself, The Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: World Beyond and the forthcoming series 61st Street, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches, Dark Winds, Moonhaven, Pantheon, Ragdoll and Tales of the Walking Dead, among others. AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like Talking Dead, AMC Visionaries and Ride with Norman Reedus. AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.
AMC+ is the company’s new premium streaming bundle featuring an extensive lineup of popular and critically acclaimed original programming from AMC, BBC America, IFC, and SundanceTV and full access to targeted streaming services Shudder, Sundance Now and IFC Films Unlimited, which feature content such as A Discovery of Witches, Creepshow, and Boyhood. The service features a continually refreshed library of commercial-free content, with iconic series from the AMC Networks portfolio including Mad Men, Halt & Catch Fire, Hell on Wheels, Turn: Washington’s Spies, Rectify, Portlandia, and series from The Walking Dead Universe, among many others. The service also offers a growing slate of original and exclusive series including Gangs of London, This is Going to Hurt, Dark Winds, and the first two series in a new Anne Rice universe, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire and Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches. With new movies released every Friday, AMC+ is the newest destination for exclusive film premieres direct from theaters all year long. AMC+ recently launched in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, South Korea, and Spain and is available in the U.S. through AMCPlus.com, the AMC+ app, and a number of digital and cable partners.
XTR is a premium global nonfiction entertainment studio. Focused on audience appeal and committed to artistry, the award-winning studio works with outstanding creators to produce, distribute, finance, and develop films, series, and podcasts. With a new 35,000-square-foot production studio and headquarters in Echo Park, Los Angeles, XTR has produced and financed over 80 documentaries since its inception in 2019, including “They Call Me Magic,” on AppleTV+; MTV Documentary Films’ Oscar-nominated “Ascension”; and the Emmy and Peabody award-winning “76 Days.” In 2021, XTR launched DOCUMENTARY+, an AVOD platform and FAST channel that brings the best in nonfiction film and television to over 85 million households in the US and nearly every country globally. XTR – based on a true story.