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AMC Launches AMC Digital Studios
The first web series launching is called "The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks," starring Adam Goldberg with Jeffrey Tambor.

[via press release from AMC]

AMC Launches AMC Digital Studios

AMC Digital Studio Seeks Out High Quality Original Programming Tailored for the Web

First Project from Filmmaker Peter Glanz "The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks" Starring Adam Goldberg as Arthur Banks with Jeffrey Tambor

Series Rolls-Out as a Co-Release on AMCTV.com and HULU.com on August 22nd

Beverly Hills, CA - July 29, 2011 - AMC announced today from the Television Critics Association Summer 2011 Press Tour that the network is launching AMC Digital Studios, an online destination to incubate and to develop web series from up-and-coming talent to be showcased at amctv.com. The division serves as both a laboratory to develop future content for AMC TV and also a destination to produce web series that have the same high-quality storytelling for which our television series have become known. The first web series launching is called "The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks." It is co-written and directed by Peter Glanz and stars Adam Goldberg as Arthur Banks with Jeffrey Tambor. "The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks" is about 40 minutes in length and premieres as a co-release on amctv.com and on the free, ad-supported Hulu.com on August 22nd.

"AMC Digital Studio provides an opportunity to extend our brand to the web, and to nurture great young writers and directors in a unique way," said Joel Stillerman, AMC's svp of original programming, production and digital content. "For our first web series we are very excited to have found an incredible piece of material from Peter Glanz who is truly an original filmmaker with a very unique voice. 'Trivial Pursuits' is a great piece of storytelling in a format that is incredibly well suited for the web and on brand for AMC."

"The Trivial Pursuits of Arthur Banks" tells the story of Arthur Banks (Adam Goldberg) as a successful theater director that stages an elaborate play that mirrors his dysfunctional love life. Aided by his therapist (Jeffrey Tambor), and the actors within his meta-life, Arthur attempts to unsort the complex issues that occur each time he falls in love.

Peter Glanz serves as creator, co-writer, director and executive producer. His 2008 short film "A Relationship in Four Days" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and subsequently was featured at Cannes' Critics' Week. It has been adapted into a feature film, which is being filmed in October. His short film, "The Dinner Party," had its International Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2010. Neda Armian (Rachel Getting Married, The Truth About Charlie, Jimmy Carter Man from Plains and the upcoming Predisposed with Jesse Eisenberg and Tracy Morgan) is executive producer. Juan Iglesias serves as co-writer and executive producer.

About AMC

AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Drama Series three years in a row, as well as the Golden Globe(R) Award for Best Television Series - Drama for three consecutive years. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories. AMC's original stories include "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," "The Walking Dead," "The Killing" and "Hell on Wheels." AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with AMC's Docu-Stories, a slate of unscripted original series, as well as curated movie franchises like AMC's Can't Get Enough and AMC's Crazy About. Available in more than 97 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Story Matters HereSM.

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