New York, NY — May 21, 2021 – This June, AMC Networks’ targeted streaming services will bring viewers an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, fan-favorite franchises, highly-anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder and Sundance Now.
Highlights from across the suite of services include (in alphabetical and chronological order):
On ACORN TV:
- Ms. Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries (Acorn TV Original)
First Two Episodes of Season 2 Premiere Monday, June 7
A spinoff of the Australian sensation Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries, the swinging 1960s crime series follows the fearless and spirited Peregrine Fisher (Logie Award-nominated Geraldine Hakewill, Wanted), the niece of world-class adventuress and private detective Phryne Fisher, as she inherits a windfall from her famous aunt and sets out to become an exceptional sleuth in her own right.
- The Real Manhunter (Acorn TV Exclusive)
Premieres Monday, June 14
Recently portrayed by Martin Clunes in the hit Acorn TV Original drama Manhunt, former Detective Chief Inspector Colin Sutton and his cases are featured in this new series exploring the crimes themselves and the breakthrough moments when a suspect was identified and arrested.
- The Sommerdahl Murders (Acorn TV Exclusive)
Season 2 Premieres Monday, June 21
Based on Anna Grue’s bestselling crime mysteries, with an engaging blue-sky take on the successful Nordic genre. Detective Chief Inspector Dan Sommerdahl (Peter Mygind, Darkness-Those Who Kill) investigates murders in a lovely Danish coastal town with his best friend, Detective Flemming Torp (André Babikian, The Protectors), and his wife, Marianne (Laura Drasbæk, Park Road), a criminal technician.
*Full Acorn TV programming schedule for the month available HERE
Acorn TV is North America’s largest streaming service specializing in world class dramas, mysteries and comedies from Britain and beyond, including Midsomer Murders, Manhunt, and My Life is Murder. Acorn.tv
- Stuck with You (ALLBLK Original)
Season 2 Continues Every Thursday
Storybook celebrity couple Candace (Tammy Townsend, K.C. Undercover) and Luvell (Timon Kyle Durrett, Queen Sugar) finally decide to move forward with their separation – that is until a new celebrity couple on the scene threatens to take their throne, diminish their brand, and rob them out of a career defining opportunity. Featuring special guest appearances by Vivica Fox (Empire), Shanice, AJ Johnson (House Party), Kenny Lattimore, and more.
- Beyond the Pole (ALLBLK and WE tv Original)
Season 2 Premieres Monday, June 7
Atlanta’s hottest dancers transition from working in the club to life Beyond the Pole. Friendships are tested, finances are strapped, but together these ladies hustle to move Beyond the Pole.
- A Closer Look (ALLBLK Original)
Episode 4 Premieres Thursday, June 10
Music documentary series that profiles R&B, Soul, and Hip-Hop artists whose song(s) have and continues to top the billboard charts and re-shape the music industry. Each episode features a one-on-one sit-down interview with the artist and producer and highlight music videos/live performances, studio sessions, archival interviews, B-roll footage, and guest interviews. This episode features singer-songwriter, Marsha Ambrosius.
*Full ALLBLK programming schedule for the month available HERE
ALLBLK is an invitation to a world of streaming entertainment that is inclusively, but unapologetically – Black. Featuring a diverse lineup of content that spans across genres and generations, the ALLBLK library includes exclusive original series such as Craig Ross Jr.’s Monogamy, A House Divided, and Double Cross; must-see independent films, nostalgic Black cinema, popular network TV, lively stage plays, and so much more. www.ALLBLK.tv
Full Series Binge Available Beginning Thursday, June 10
Fan favorite Peabody and Emmy-Award-winning IFC Original series, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, will be available for a full series binge.
- Fear the Walking Dead
Early Access to New Episodes Every Thursday with the Season Finale on June 10
Critically acclaimed 6th season continues every Thursday ahead of the Sunday television broadcast on AMC. In the season finale, everyone desperately scrambles to live out the coming destruction on their own terms.
- Kevin Can F**k Himself
First Two Episodes Premiere Sunday, June 13
New dark comedy follows the story of Allison McRoberts (Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek), a woman we all grew up believing we knew: the prototypical Sitcom Wife. She’s beautiful and can take a joke (though she’s usually the butt of them). But what happens when we follow Allison out of her husband’s domain? When she finally wakes up to—and revolts against—the injustices in her life?
- Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty
New Episodes Continue Every Saturday
Narrated by BAFTA-winning actor Bill Nighy, BBC America’s compelling saga continues the heartstring-tugging, dramatic tale of survival revolving around three families of meerkats who are descendants of the legendary meerkat matriarch, Flower.
*Full AMC+ programming schedule for the month available HERE
AMC+ is the company’s new premium streaming bundle featuring an extensive lineup of popular and critically acclaimed original programming and offers a growing slate of original and exclusive series including Gangs of London, The Salisbury Poisonings, Cold Courage, Spy City and forthcoming dramas Too Close, The Beast Must Die and Kin. AMC+
- Caveat (Shudder Original Film)
Premieres Thursday, June 3
When a lone drifter with partial memory loss, Isaac, accepts a job to look after his landlord’s niece, Olga, for a few days, it all seems like easy money, but there is a caveat; he must wear a leather harness and chain that restricts his movements to certain rooms. Trapped and at the mercy of Olga, Isaac begins to discover secrets in the house that coincide with the terrifying resurgence of his own memory. Starring Jonathan French, Leila Sykes and Ben Caplan.
- The Amusement Park (Shudder Exclusive Film)
Premieres Tuesday, June 8
Recently discovered and restored in 4k 46 years after its completion by the George A. Romero Foundation, the film stars Martin’s Lincoln Maazel as an elderly man who finds himself disoriented and increasingly isolated as the pains, tragedies and humiliations of aging in America are manifested through roller coasters and chaotic crowds.
- Vicious Fun (Shudder Original Film)
Premieres Tuesday, June 29
Joel, a caustic 1980’s film critic for a national horror magazine, finds himself unwittingly trapped in a self-help group for serial killers. With no other choice, Joel attempts to blend in with his homicidal surroundings or risk becoming the next victim. Directed by Cody Calahan. Starring Evan Marsh, Amber Goldfarb, Ari Millen, Julian Richings, Robert Maillet, Sean Baek, David Koechner, Alexa Rose Steele, Mark Gibson, Kristopher Bowman and John Fray.
*Full Shudder programming schedule for the month available HERE
Shudder is a premium streaming video service, super-serving members with the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural. Shudder’s expanding library of film, TV series, and originals is available on most streaming devices in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia and New Zealand. www.shudder.com
On SUNDANCE NOW:
- The Gulf (Sundance Now Exclusive)
Season 2 Premieres Thursday, June 3
Detective Jess Savage (Kate Elliott, Wentworth) tries to leave the past behind and make the most of her tentative new relationship with daughter Ruby (Timmie Cameron, Shortland Street) – but a blackmailer is making that impossible.
- Moloch (Sundance Now Exclusive)
Premieres Thursday, June 10
Set in an industrial, labyrinthine seaside town, strangers are suddenly bursting into flames for no reason. Suicides? Murders? Supernatural phenomena? To find out, Louise (Marine Vacth), an ambitious and unstable journalist, and Gabriel (Oliver Gourmet), a brilliant psychiatrist mourning his son, lead the investigation.
- Innocent (Sundance Now Exclusive)
Season 2 Premieres Thursday, June 24
Sally’s (Katherine Kelly, Cheat, Criminal: UK) conviction is overturned, and she’s found not guilty. She’s spent the last 5 years in prison for the murder of a 14-year-old boy – once her pupil. Now a free woman, life in her hometown has moved on. Can she find the real killer and prove her innocence?
*Full Sundance Now programming schedule for the month available HERE
Sundance Now offers a rich selection of original and exclusive series from engrossing true crime to heart-stopping dramas and fiercely intelligent thrillers from around the world, including The Bureau, Des, and Discovery of Witches. SundanceNow.com
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