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LUTHER
Air Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:20 PM EST on BBCA
Episode Title: (#503) "Episode 3"
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***TUNE-IN ALERT***

THURSDAY, JUNE 13TH

SUNDANCE TV'S LIMITED SERIES "THE NAME OF THE ROSE" CONCLUDES WITH A TWO-PART SEASON FINALE BEGINNING AT 10:00PM ET/PT

SATURDAY, JUNE 15TH

YOUNG ELI'S COMANCHE BAND STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF AMC'S "THE SON" AT 9:00PM ET/PT

SUNDAY, JUNE 16TH

WHO IS LUTHER WILLING TO SAVE ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "LUTHER" AT 8:00PM ET/PT ON BBC AMERICA

JUNE AND DORIE HIDE FROM A THREAT ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF "FEAR THE WALKING DEAD" AT 9:00PM ET/PT ON AMC

VIC STRIVES TO LIVE A NORMAL LIFE ON AN ALL-NEW EPISODE OF AMC'S NEW SUPERNATURAL HORROR SERIES "NOS4A2" AT 10:00 PM ET/PT ON AMC

All-new episodes of "NOS4A2," "Fear the Walking Dead," "The Name of the Rose" and "The Son," air this week on AMC Networks.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - "The Name of the Rose," Sundance TV's limited series based on Umberto Eco's highly acclaimed novel, finales with two back-to-back all-new episodes on Thursday, June 13th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In episode seven, after an intense witch-hunt and trial, Bernard is convinced he has found the killer. However, the death of another monk may prove him wrong.

The series concludes with its season finale at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT. With the murderer still on the loose and the summit coming to a close, William and Adso are in a race against time to find the real culprit.

Set in Italy in 1327, the series follows the Franciscan monk William of Baskerville (John Turturro) and his novice Adso von Melk (Damian Hardung) as they arrive at a secluded monastery in the Alps. There they become witnesses to a series of mysterious murders. While Baskerville and Melk investigate and search for the killer, they are hunted themselves by the merciless inquisitor Bernard Gui (Rupert Everett), who prosecutes those who criticize the pope.

The final season of AMC's "The Son," continues on Saturday, June 15th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. On the all-new episode, "Their Guilty Stains," Young Eli's Comanche band are forced to survive on their own in 1852. In 1916, the McCulloughs search for Maria while Jeannie discovers a devastating secret.

Based on Philipp Meyer's New York Times best-selling and Pulitzer Prize finalist novel of the same name, season two of The Son concludes the journey of the iconic "First Son of Texas." Eli McCullough (Pierce Brosnan) will stop at nothing to secure his legacy against the backdrop of the nascent oil industry of 1917. His tools are deceit, fraud and murder -- weapons he wields with the effortless skill of the Comanche warrior he once was. But the biggest challenge he faces will be quelling a civil war under his own roof, triggered by his idealistic son Pete (Henry Garrett). Eli knows the ultimate prize of American dynasty is nearly in his grasp, and time is running out. Meanwhile, in 1851, young Eli (Jacob Lofland) is now married and a respected warrior among the Comanches, but tragedy forces him into a leadership position as the vast Comanche empire crumbles around him. Broadening the scope, a 1988 timeline is introduced, bringing the McCullough saga into the more immediate past. Here, at age 85, Eli's granddaughter Jeanne Anne McCullough (Lois Smith) is confronted with a long-buried family secret.

Season five of "Luther" continues on Sunday, June 16th at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on BBC America. On the new episode, with his friend in peril and a young woman kidnapped by the relentless serial killer, can Luther protect the innocent while preventing Cornelius's violent revenge from consuming him? Who is Luther willing to save, and who can't he bear to lose?

Season five of "Fear the Walking Dead" continues with its third episode, "Humbug's Gulch" on Sunday, June 16th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. June and Dorie take shelter to hide from a threat, but a misunderstanding with a desperate survivor leads to trouble. Meanwhile, Alicia and Morgan face a dangerous obstacle.

In "Fear the Walking Dead" Season five, the group's mission is clear: locate survivors and help make what's left of the world a slightly better place. With dogged determination, Morgan Jones (Lennie James) leads the group with a philosophy rooted in benevolence, community and hope. Each character believes that helping others will allow them to make up for the wrongs of their pasts. But trust won't be easily earned. Their mission of helping others will be put to the ultimate test when our group finds themselves in unchartered territory, one which will force them to face not just their pasts but also their fears. It is only through facing those fears that the group will discover an entirely new way to live, one that will leave them forever changed.

AMC's new supernatural horror series, "NOS4A2" continues on Sunday, June 16th at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. In the third episode, "The Gas Mask Man," Vic strives to live a normal life despite Maggie's warning, while Charlie Manx puts Bing Partridge to work.

"NOS4A2" stars Emmy(R)-nominated actor and producer Zachary Quinto ("Star Trek," "American Horror Story") and rising star Ashleigh Cummings ("The Goldfinch"). The cast also includes Olafur Darri Olafsson ("Lady Dynamite"), Virginia Kull ("The Looming Tower"), Ebon Moss-Bachrach ("The Punisher") and Jahkara Smith (aka Sailor J). The series is executive produced by showrunner Jami O'Brien ("Fear the Walking Dead," "Hell on Wheels"), Lauren Corrao, co-president of Tornante Television, and Joe Hill. The series is produced by AMC Studios in association with Tornante Television.

Based on the 2013 novel by Joe Hill, "NOS4A2" introduces Vic McQueen (Ashleigh Cummings), a gifted young woman who discovers she has a supernatural ability to find lost things. This ability puts her on a collision course with the evil and immortal Charlie Manx (Zachary Quinto). Manx is a supernatural villain who feeds off the souls of children and then deposits what remains of them into Christmasland - a twisted place of Manx's imagination where every day is Christmas Day and unhappiness is against the law. Vic strives to defeat Manx and rescue his victims - without losing her mind or falling victim to him herself.

About AMC

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(R) 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 other current original drama series include Better Call Saul, Fear the Walking Dead, The Terror, Into the Badlands, Preacher, The Son, Lodge 49, The Little Drummer Girl and NOS4A2. 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.

About BBC AMERICA

BBC AMERICA is a hub of innovative, culturally contagious programming including the critically acclaimed series Killing Eve starring Golden Globe(R) and SAG Award-winner Sandra Oh, Jodie Comer and from Phoebe Waller-Bridge; top-rated phenomenon Doctor Who starring Jodie Whittaker; Emmy(R) and IDA-winning Planet Earth II and the producers' next epic story of our planet, Dynasties; Emmy(R)-winning Blue Planet II; acclaimed drama Luther starring Golden Globe(R)-winner Idris Elba; ground-breaking unscripted series Top Gear; buzzy and hilarious The Graham Norton Show; and the world's biggest darts championships. A joint venture between AMC Networks and BBC Studios (the commercial arm of the BBC), BBCA's influential shows such as Orphan Black and Broadchurch, among many others, have attracted critical acclaim and earned Emmy(R) Awards, Peabody Awards, Critics' Choice Awards, TCA Awards, Gotham Award and Golden Globes(R). Created in 1998, the irrepressible network has garnered one of cable's most curious, educated and affluent audiences, with many properties boasting super-fan levels of engagement. Get caught up, BBCA offers full episodes On Demand across all major digital platforms, BBC AMERICA app and bbcamerica.com. Find out more by visiting press.bbcamerica.com. BBCA on social: YouTube - Twitter - Instagram - Facebook - Tumblr

About Sundance TV

Since its launch in 1996, SundanceTV has remained true to founder Robert Redford's mission to celebrate creativity and distinctive storytelling through unique voices and narratives found in the best independent films. From delivering critically acclaimed Emmy(R), Golden Globe(R) and Peabody Award-winning television featuring some of the world's most talented creators and performers, to showcasing some of the most compelling and iconic films across genres and generations, SundanceTV is a smart and thought-provoking entertainment destination. SundanceTV is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc.; its sister networks include AMC, IFC, BBC America and WE tv. SundanceTV is available across all platforms, including on-air, online at www.sundancetv.com, on demand and mobile.

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LUTHER (BBC AMERICA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/17/10 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (4 episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its fifth season on 6/23/19; has yet to be renewed for a sixth season
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC Networks' press release, February 2019) A new spate of nightmarish murders brings DCI John Luther (Idris Elba) to once again face the depths of human depravity on the streets of London. While the monstrous and seemingly indiscriminate killings become ever more audacious and public, Luther and new recruit D.S. Catherine Halliday (Wunmi Mosaku) are confounded by a complex tangle of leads and misdirection that seems designed to protect an untouchable corruption. As the body count rises, and gangster George Cornelius (Patrick Malahide) applies his own pressure, can Luther catch a killer and save his own neck? Luther is produced by BBC Studios and co-produced with BBC AMERICA. Executive producers are Idris Elba for Green Door Pictures, Neil Cross, Marcus Wilson and Hilary Salmon for BBC Studios and Elizabeth Kilgarriff for the BBC, producer is Derek Ritchie and director is Jamie Payne.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dermot Crowley as Martin Schenk
· Idris Elba as John Luther
· Michael Smiley as Benny Silver
· Nikki Amuka-Bird as Erin Gray
· Warren Brown as Justin Ripley
CREW INFORMATION:
· Neil Cross as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· BBC Worldwide Productions