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[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 Summer 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/1/14 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's second) on 8/20/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, August 2014) AMC today announced that it had ordered a second season of the drama "Halt and Catch Fire," a show that attracted a committed core audience and notable critical acclaim across its initial season. The show will return to AMC next summer. From AMC Studios, "Halt and Catch Fire" captures the rise of the PC era in the early 1980s, focused on four primary characters attempting to innovate against the changing backdrop of technology and Texas' Silicon Prairie. The series was created by Chris Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers and executive produced by Cantwell, Rogers, showrunner Jonathan Lisco ("Southland") and Gran Via Productions' Mark Johnson ("Breaking Bad," "Rectify," Diner, Rain Man) and Melissa Bernstein ("Breaking Bad," "Rectify"). Main characters include Joe MacMillan (Lee Pace), Gordon Clark (Scoot McNairy), Donna Clarke (Kerry Bishé), Cameron Howe (Mackenzie Davis) and John Bosworth (Toby Huss).
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