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Robert Redford’s Docu-Drama ‘The West’ Lands Straight-to-Series Order at AMC
AMC has given a straight-to-series order to “The West,” a docu-drama from exec producer Robert Redford, the cabler announced Friday at the Television Critics Assn. press tour.
The network has ordered eight one-hour episodes, slated to premiere summer of 2016.
AMC’s First Look at Hell on Wheels Season 5 and The American West
AMC’s first look at Hell on Wheels Season 5 and The American West
AMC announced today that the original series Hell on Wheels is set to premiere the last seven episodes of its fifth and final season on Saturday, June 11 at 9 PM, followed by the series premiere of the Robert Redford and Stephen David (“The Men Who Built America,” “The World Wars”) produced limited event series The American West at 10 PM, making Saturday nights on AMC must-watch television for Western fans. Check out the Hell on Wheels Season 5 video below!
AMC Cowboys Up With Robert Redford’s ‘American West’ and ‘Hell on Wheels’
Upset about the end of “Hell on Wheels?” Don’t worry, because AMC will attempt to fill this bittersweet void with another new Western series, “The American West.” AMC recently announced that “Hell on Wheels” will conclude its fifth and final season with the last seven episodes this June, followed by the new limited eight-episode documentary series “The American West,” produced by Robert Redford and Stephen David.
Robert Redford explores ‘American West’ on AMC
“The American West,” which premieres Saturday on AMC, is an eight-part docudrama about America between the Missouri River and Pacific Ocean from the end of the Civil War to 1890.
AMC Takes on “The American West”
The American West — which has been shrewdly programmed as the perfect companion piece for the final season of AMC’s Hell on Wheels — comes to us from executive producers Robert Redford (yes, Mr. Sundance Kid himself), Laura Michalchyshyn (a veteran of CNN’s Death Row Stories), and Stephen David, who previously produced such notable documentary/drama hybrids as The World Wars, The Men Who Built America and The Making of the Mob: New York.
Eastern Panhandle transformed into ‘The American West’ for AMC miniseries”
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia doesn’t necessarily conjure up images of a Sioux campsite or Little Big Horn.
But for several weeks from August to September last year, several locations in Berkeley and Jefferson counties were transformed into the Old West for AMC’s newest limited series, “The American West.” The show premieres at 10 p.m. Saturday and continues for eight weeks.