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[10/10/16 - 05:56 PM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Fourth and Final Season
The series' third season finales tomorrow night at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[09/23/16 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Friday, September 23
Updates include: Benjamin Percy's "Red Moon" eyed as TV series at FOX; Poorna Jagannathan, Brenda Vaccaro board Netflix's "Gypsy"; and Phoebe Dynevor cast in Crackle's "Snatch."

[09/19/16 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Monday, September 19
Updates include: Sarah Steele to return for "The Good Wife" spin-off; Michael Zegen cast in Amazon's "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"; and Scoot McNairy to recur on FX's "Fargo."

[07/25/16 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Monday, July 25
Updates include: Alicia Silverstone to star as TV Land's "American Woman"; Joe Dinicol cast as Ragman on The CW's "Arrow"; and Samira Wiley scores role on Hulu's "The Handmaid's Tale."

[06/30/16 - 08:45 AM]
AMC's Critically Acclaimed Series "Halt and Catch Fire" Leaves Texas Behind for the Big Leagues of Silicon Valley
The series will return for season three on Tuesday, August 23 at 9:00/8:00c with two back-to-back episodes.

[03/16/16 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 16
Updates include: Michael Weatherly to topline "Bull" for CBS; Bill Bellamy to play "Havoc" at FOX; and Minnie Driver to get "Speechless" on ABC.

[03/11/16 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 11
Updates include: Freeform's "Switched at Birth" to end after its upcoming season; Odette Annable reports to "Bunker Hill" at CBS; and Patton Oswalt signs onto "HR" at FOX.

[10/08/15 - 11:00 AM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Third Season
Co-creators and writers Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers have been upped to showrunners for the 10-episode third season, which will return to AMC next summer.

[07/16/15 - 11:55 AM]
AMC and SundanceTV Garner 28 Emmy(R) Award Nominations
"Mad Men," which reigns as the only television series in cable history to win the Emmy(R) for Outstanding Drama Series four years in row (2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011), continues to be the most Emmy(R)-nominated drama series on television with a total of 116 nominations.

[03/26/15 - 12:18 PM]
"Halt and Catch Fire" Dials Up Season Two on Sunday, May 31 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Viewers will also be able to catch up on season one on Netflix beginning Wednesday, April 8.

[02/19/15 - 11:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 19
Updates include: Josh Hopkins, Donald Faison among quartet cast in NBC's Monica Potter comedy; Philip Winchester to lead "Endgame," also at NBC; and USA passes on its drama pilot "Evil Men."

[02/02/15 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Monday, February 2
Updates include: The CW orders first wave of drama pilots; Augustus Prew to star in HBO's "Mamma Dallas"; and "Uncle Buck" among ABC's latest comedy pilot orders.

[01/10/15 - 08:34 AM]
Catch Up on AMC's Drama Series "Turn: Washington's Spies" and "Halt and Catch Fire"
The catch-up airings for both series will run in expanded windows prior to the upcoming second season spring 2015 premieres.

[08/20/14 - 07:00 AM]
AMC Renews "Halt and Catch Fire" for Second Season
The show will return to AMC next summer.

[06/19/14 - 07:52 PM]
Broadcast Television Journalists Association Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Critics' Choice Television Awards
Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black" and FX's "Fargo" top all series with three wins.

[05/19/14 - 10:32 AM]
AMC Announces Multi-Platform Full-Episode Sneak Preview of Its Newest Drama, "Halt and Catch Fire"
The preview will be the first-ever television series premiere on Tumblr, and the first time AMC has partnered with a social media platform to premiere a new show.

[03/31/14 - 08:53 AM]
Video: A Look at AMC's New Drama Series "Halt and Catch Fire"
The new series premieres Sunday, June 1 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[03/05/14 - 09:02 AM]
AMC Announces Premiere Date for New Drama Series, "Halt and Catch Fire" - Sunday, June 1 at 10PM
In addition, "Halt and Catch Fire" will make its world debut this Saturday, March 8 at 11AM during the Film portion of the SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas.

[01/11/14 - 10:27 AM]
AMC Announces 2014 Programming Schedule
Highlights include the premiere of "Turn" on Sunday, April 6 and the final season of "Mad Men" beginning Sunday, April 13.

[11/25/13 - 11:48 AM]
AMC Orders Pilots for "Knifeman," "Galyntine"
Rolin Jones and Jason Cahill are behind the respective dramas, which are under consideration for series in 2015.

[07/30/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 30
Updates include: Anna Torv, Jennifer Jason Leigh get "Open" at HBO; Marti Noxon to get "Unreal" at Lifetime; and "Raising Hope" clears off-network run.

[07/26/13 - 01:51 PM]
AMC Greenlights Two Scripted Series - "Halt & Catch Fire," "Turn"
"The simultaneous greenlights today are the first in network history and underscore AMC's growth and commitment to original scripted programming," said Joel Stillerman.

[03/21/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 21
Updates include: Mamie Gummer boards CBS's "Backstrom"; Ashley Williams joins ABC's "Keep Calm and Karey On"; and FOX pushes filming on "The Wild Blue."

[03/14/13 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 14
Updates include: Kathleen Robertson, Taye Diggs to lead TNT's "Murder in the First"; Christopher Meloni joins FOX's "I Suck at Girls"; and Sean Astin reports to CBS's "Surgeon General."

[03/12/13 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 12
Updates include: James Spader to head NBC's "The Blacklist"; Tom Berenger joins FOX's "Gang Related"; and Stephen Lang to get "Reckless" at ABC.

[03/04/13 - 11:48 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 4
Updates include: Naveen Andrews to get "Reckless" at ABC; Alexis Bledel joins FOX's "Friends & Family"; and Benjamin Stockham cast as title role in NBC's "About a Boy."

[02/26/13 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 26
Updates include: Cam Gigandet to star in CBS's "Reckless"; Brittany Snow joins "To My Assistant" at FOX; and Martin Short is in talks to join NBC's "The John Mulaney Show."

[11/27/12 - 01:50 PM]
AMC Greenlights Two Scripted Drama Pilots - "Halt & Catch Fire" and "Turn"
They'll join "Low Winter Sun" and the "Untitled LaGravenese/Tony Goldwyn project," both of which recently completed production.







HALT & CATCH FIRE (AMC)
Returns in TBA 2017 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2016/2017 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2017-18 season (the show's fourth - and final - of 10 episodes) on 10/11/16
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, October 2016) Fans of AMC's critically acclaimed drama "Halt and Catch Fire" are "safe." The network announced today that the series had been renewed for a fourth and final season of 10 episodes. Creators and showrunners Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers will write the series focused on the dawn of the computer industry in the 1980s in Texas and California to conclusion. The series' third season finales tomorrow night at 9 p.m. with two back-to-back episodes. "We are so proud of 'Halt and Catch Fire' - a true passion project - and thank the critics and fans who have embraced this unique program," said Charlie Collier, president of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios. "Congratulations and thanks to creators and showrunners Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers and to Halt's enormously talented writing team, producers, cast and crew. It is our great pleasure to renew this project for a fourth and final season, so we can all tune in to see if Cameron, Donna and the rest of the gang turn Swap Meet into eBay, Amazon or Facebook." "First off, we've been incredibly fortunate to have a creative partner in AMC that has nurtured us from new writers into showrunners over these past three seasons. It has been our great privilege to watch the world of 'Halt and Catch Fire' expand and mature in that time, powered by our incredible cast, our exceptional crew, our absurdly talented writers, and our producing partners at Gran Via, all of whom have come to feel like our family," Cantwell and Rogers said. "In this fourth and final season, we are excited to end the show on its own terms and to give our story, these characters, and our fans the conclusion they so richly deserve." From AMC Studios, "Halt and Catch Fire" captures the rise of the PC era in the early 1980s, focused on characters attempting to innovate against the changing backdrop of technology, initially in the Silicon Prairie of Texas and ultimately in California's Silicon Valley. In addition to Cantwell and Rogers, the series is executive produced by Gran Via Productions' Mark Johnson ("Breaking Bad," "Rectify," Diner, Rain Man) and Melissa Bernstein ("Breaking Bad," "Rectify") and stars Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan, Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark, Kerry Bishé as Donna Clarke, Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe and Toby Huss as John Bosworth.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· David Wilson Barnes as Dave Butler
· Kerry Bishe as Donna Clark
· Lee Pace as Joe McMillan
· Mackenzie Rio Davis as Cameron Howe
· Scoot McNairy as Gordan Clark
· Toby Huss as John Bosworth
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Cantwell as CRTR/EP
· Chris Rodgers as CRTR/EP
· Jonathan Lisco as EP
· Juan José Campanella as DIR (Pilot)
· Mark Johnson as EP
· Melissa Bernstein as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· AMC Studios
· Gran Via Productions