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[11/07/14 - 12:07 PM]
AMC Will Be Working on the Railroad for a Fifth and Final Season of "Hell on Wheels"
Seven new episodes will air next summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in the summer of 2016.

[06/24/14 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, June 24
Updates include: Alex Russell cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; Craig Roberts scores lead in Amazon's "Red Oaks"; and trio bound for Syfy's "Ascension."

[06/23/14 - 11:10 AM]
AMC Orders Second Season of Revolutionary War Drama "Turn"
The series will return to the network with 10 new episodes next spring.

[05/30/14 - 11:31 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 30
Updates include: CBS Television Distribution pulls the plug on "The Arsenio Hall Show"; Peter Fonda cast in AMC's "Galyntine"; and India Ennenga boards A&E's "The Returned."

[05/29/14 - 10:33 AM]
AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 4 to Premiere Saturday, August 2 at 9:00PM ET/PT
The new season of the series will air in two parts with the first 10 episodes running consecutively through Saturday, October 4.

[04/28/14 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 28
Updates include: David Costabile bound for USA's "Dig"; HBO's "The Comeback" revival eyes production start; and Jake Weber joins the cast of AMC's "Hell on Wheels."

[04/14/14 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 14
Updates include: Dominique McElligott boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; WGN America eyes "Scalped" adaptation; and new quartet bound for Cinemax's "Banshee."

[04/08/14 - 11:46 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 8
Updates include: Ernie Hudson, Mario Van Peebles board CBS pilots; MacKenzie Porter joins AMC's "Hell on Wheels"; and Shirley MacLaine to recur on FOX's "Glee."

[01/16/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 16
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to Anthony Anderson-led "Black-ish"; Fortune Feimster joins FOX's "Cabot College"; and John Wirth to lead "Highway to Heaven" revival at A&E.

[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.

[12/04/13 - 11:16 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 4
Updates include: Robert Wisdom joins Paul Giamatti in FX's "Hoke"; Alan Ruck, Byron Mann report to "The Novice" at USA; and Nate Mooney first to board NBC's "Odyssey."

[11/20/13 - 02:49 PM]
Rachel Blanchard Stars with Jack Wagner and Cameron Mathison in "My Gal Sunday," a Hallmark Movie Channel Original World Premiere, January 18
The film is based on the book of short stories by New York Times bestselling author Mary Higgins Clark.

[11/14/13 - 12:46 PM]
AMC Renews "Hell on Wheels," Its Saturday Night Success, for an Expanded Fourth Season
The season four renewal is for 13 episodes, following 10 hours in each of its first three seasons.

[10/09/13 - 10:47 AM]
USA Greenlights Three New Drama Pilots as the Network Expands on Its Powerful Slate of Original Series
"Complications," "Novice" and "Rush" will join the recently announced untitled Sean Jablonski project.

[10/01/13 - 11:14 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, October 1
Updates include: ABC gives pilot order to comedy "Galavant"; Will Forte brings "The Last Man on Earth" to FOX; and Jennie Garth in talks to join ABC Family's "Mystery Girls."

[09/05/13 - 07:19 AM]
Legendary Country Artist Charlie Daniels Pens Original Song for AMC's "Hell on Wheels"
The instrumental piece, titled "Hell on Strings," will be featured on this Saturday's episode.

[08/12/13 - 11:42 AM]
Return of AMC's "Breaking Bad" Delivers 5.9 Million Viewers, Most-Watched Episode in Series History
AMC spins the numbers for Saturday, August 10 and Sunday, August 11.

[07/24/13 - 11:10 AM]
Gail O'Grady, Michelle Harrison and Larry Miller Star in "The Mystery Cruise" a Hallmark Channel Backdoor Pilot and Potential Primetime Series World Premiere, October 19
The project is based on the book "The Santa Cruise" by New York Times bestselling authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

[06/28/13 - 06:03 AM]
Gail O'Grady and Michelle Harrison Are Set to Star in "The Mystery Cruise," a Hallmark Channel Backdoor Pilot and Potential Primetime Series
The project is based on the book "The Santa Cruise" by New York Times bestselling authors Mary Higgins Clark and Carol Higgins Clark.

[06/21/13 - 11:50 AM]
AMC Pushes "Hell on Wheels" Season Premiere Back a Week to Saturday, August 10
The show's third season - originally set for August 3 - will now roll out with a two-hour premiere on August 10 at 9:00/8:00c.

[04/17/13 - 11:08 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 17
Updates include: MSN eyes "Heroes" revival for Xbox; unaired "Don't Trust the B----" to be released online; and Tania Raymonde cast as Jodi Arias for Lifetime movie.

[04/17/13 - 10:07 AM]
AMC Announces Series Pick-Up, Projects in Development, Overall Deal, Programming Premiere Dates and Series Renewals on Day of Network Upfront
"Breaking Bad" to return Sunday, August 11 followed by the series premiere of "Low Winter Sun."

[04/15/13 - 06:08 AM]
AMC Expands to Saturday as a Night for Original Programming - "Hell on Wheels" Season 3 Premieres Saturday, August 3 at 9PM ET/PT
Season three of "Hell on Wheels" lands in the year 1867, the third year of the building of the transcontinental railroad.

[04/11/13 - 11:25 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, April 11
Updates include: Patricia Arquette to recur on "Boardwalk Empire"; Jennifer Ferrin joins the cast of "Hell on Wheels"; and Kirstie Alley, Jennifer Finnigan to star in Lifetime's "Babysellers."

[04/11/13 - 09:01 AM]
WWE(R) Studios and ABC Family Begin Production on "Christmas Bounty"
Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, Francia Raisa, Will Greenburg, Chelan Simmons and April Telek star in the original holiday movie.

[04/01/13 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Monday, April 1
Updates include: Matt Long joins ABC's "Lucky 7"; A&E eyes series order for "Those Who Kill"; and MTV halts filming on "Buckwild" following co-star's death.

[04/01/13 - 08:06 AM]
AMC Introduces New Look and Brand Positioning "AMC: Something More"
AMC premiered its new look and feel in the season three finale of its critically acclaimed hit series "The Walking Dead."

[03/08/13 - 11:32 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 8
Updates include: Shawn Hatosy to get "Reckless" at CBS; Chris D'Elia to topline NBC's "Undateable"; and ABC orders three more episodes of "Celebrity Wife Swap."

[02/26/13 - 10:13 AM]
FX Closes Drama Script Deal with Kurt Sutter and John Shiban for "Lucas Stand"
The series follows "a damaged former special ops soldier, who has been chosen to traverse time and place to hunt down and kill Hell's law-breaking demons."

[02/12/13 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 12
Updates include: NBC rolls back "Up All Night" revival; the BBC nixes "The Hour"; and Virginia Madsen, Jennifer Beals and Billy Campbell land pilots.

[12/12/12 - 09:33 AM]
AMC Renews "Hell on Wheels" for a Third Season - John Wirth Signs on as Executive Producer and Showrunner
Season three of the series has been greenlit for ten, one-hour episodes and is scheduled to premiere in third quarter 2013.

[11/01/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 1
Updates include: John Shiban exits AMC's "Hell on Wheels," putting season three on hold; HBO orders "Hello Ladies" to series; and Cartoon Network extends trio.

[10/29/12 - 12:27 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Fires Up Third Season at AMC
The Western drama will be back for 10 more episodes on the cable channel.

[10/18/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 18
Updates include: Brendan Fraser to star in TNT's "Legends"; FOX casts Andy Samberg in comedy pilot; and Bob Daily to import the U.K.'s "Rev" at ABC.

[09/14/12 - 11:12 AM]
Interview: "Hell on Wheels" Executive Producer John Shiban
The Anson Mount-led drama continues Sunday nights at 9:00/8:00c on AMC.

[08/22/12 - 08:01 AM]
DirecTV Announces Start of Production on "Rogue" Starring Thandie Newton and Marton Csokas
Ian Hart, Claudia Ferri, Joshua Sasse, Jonathan Holmes, Sarah Jeffrey, Ian Tracey, Jarod Joseph, Matthew Beard and Martin Donovan also star.

[08/06/12 - 01:07 PM]
AMC Launches Video Contest - "Hey DISH, Where's My AMC?
The Grand Prize Winner receives a $4000 cash prize, a Canon(R) 7D Camera, and the opportunity to discuss their work with AMC's Senior Vice President of Production.

[08/02/12 - 11:12 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, August 2
Updates include: Cyrus Voris, Ethan Reiff to run Starz's "Noir"; Seth Meyers to co-write potential NBC comedy; and Jay Hernandez to recur on ABC's "Last Resort."

[07/26/12 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, July 26
Updates include: Eric Dane to depart ABC's "Grey's Anatomy"; Wes Brown joins NBC's "Infamous"; and The CW looks to import "Battle Royale" as a TV series.

[07/19/12 - 09:05 AM]
AMC Garners 34 Emmy(R) Award Nominations - Most for a Basic Cable Network Five Years in a Row
"Mad Men" (17 nominations), "Breaking Bad" (13), "The Walking Dead" (3) and "Hell on Wheels" (1) were all recognized.

[05/30/12 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 30
Updates include: "Mike & Molly's" James Burrows to segue to "Partners"; Lifetime considering former ABC drama pilot "Devious Maids"; and Robert Patrick upped to series regular on "Last Resort."

[05/21/12 - 12:20 PM]
AMC Announces Summer Premieres for Scripted and Unscripted Series
"Breaking Bad" returns on Sunday, July 15 followed by "Hell on Wheels" on Sunday, August 12.

[04/24/12 - 07:59 AM]
Michael Rosenberg Promoted to Executive Vice President, U.S. Scripted Television for Entertainment One
Rosenberg will oversee the Development and Current Programming teams along with Production on the Company's television side.

[04/10/12 - 11:11 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: A&E, ABC Family, AMC, Animal Planet, BET, Bravo & Cartoon Network
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/23/12 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Friday, March 23
Updates include: Jaime Pressly reports to "Bad Girls" at NBC; Delta Burke joins ABC's "Counter Culture"; and Dakota Johnson tapped for "Ned Fox Is My Manny" at FOX.

[03/19/12 - 11:02 PM]
Development Update: Monday, March 19
Updates include: Jason O'Mara lands CBS pilot; Nelson Franklin to lead "The Family Trap" at ABC; and Tom Papa to host TBS's "Naked Truth."

[01/17/12 - 12:47 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Reigns as AMC's Second Highest Rated Original Series
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, January 15.

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[12/27/11 - 08:55 AM]
AMC Renews "Hell on Wheels" for Season Two
The original series reigns as the second highest rated series on AMC, averaging 3.2 million viewers and 1.5 million Adults 25-54.

[12/14/11 - 09:28 AM]
AMC and AMCTV.com to Air World Premiere of Common's New Music Video "Celebrate" from His Upcoming Album The Dreamer, The Believer on Sunday, December 18th at 10:00PM ET/PT
The video will air during the latest installment of "Hell on Wheels" this Sunday.

[11/15/11 - 09:21 AM]
AMC Thanksgiving Weekend Lineup Features Original Series and Film Favorites
On tap are the mid-season finale of "The Walking Dead" as well as a season two catch up marathon of the hit drama.

[11/07/11 - 12:25 PM]
"Hell on Wheels" Becomes AMC's Second Highest Original Series Premiere Delivering 4.4 Million Viewers
AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, November 6.

[07/28/11 - 08:00 AM]
AMC Set to Debut Epic Drama "Hell on Wheels" on Sunday, November 6, 2011 at 10:00PM ET/PT
Anson Mount, Common, Colm Meaney, Dominique McElligott, Ben Esler, Philip Burke and Eddie Spears star in the 10-episode series.

[05/03/11 - 12:20 PM]
Video: First Look at AMC's New Series "Hell on Wheels"
Production on the series begins Monday, May 16 in Calgary for a fourth quarter premiere later this year.

[01/24/11 - 02:15 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: AMC
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[12/15/10 - 12:48 PM]
AMC Greenlights "Hell on Wheels" to Full Series Order
Anson Mount stars as "a former Confederate soldier whose quest for vengeance has led him westward to work on the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad."

[08/03/10 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, August 3
Updates include: Jeff Goldblum departs USA's "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"; Sara Rue to host The CW's "Shedding for the Wedding"; and Sherry Stringfield to star in Josh Berman's Lifetime pilot.

[07/27/10 - 06:39 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, July 27
Updates include: Cheyenne Jackson to visit FOX's "Glee"; AMC finds leads for "Hell on Wheels"; and Enrique Murciano exits ABC's "Off the Map."

[07/27/10 - 09:01 AM]
Common to Star in AMC's Newest Pilot Hell on Wheels
He'll play Elam, "a freed slave who comes west seeking work on the railroad and his place in the world."

[07/06/10 - 02:04 PM]
AMC Signs Studio Deal with E1 Entertainment to Produce Network's Next Pilot Hell on Wheels
David Von Ancken is directing the pilot from a script by Joe and Tony Gayton.

[05/18/10 - 06:21 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, May 18
Updates include: AMC greenlights "Hell on Wheels" pilot; Tim Kring reports to NBC's cancellation of "Heroes"; and King, Cudlitz to return on TNT "Southland."

[12/17/08 - 06:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 17
Updates include: Reality house Endemol USA books scripted projects at AMC, FOX, HBO, Comedy Central, The CW and SoapNet.







HELL ON WHEELS (AMC)
Returns in Summer 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/6/11 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
5 (14 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's fifth season - seven episodes in summer of 2015, seven episodes in summer of 2016 - will be its last
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC's press release, November 2014) AMC today announced that "Hell on Wheels" will be returning for a fifth and final season of 14 episodes on AMC. Seven new episodes will air next summer, with the final seven episodes of the series following in the summer of 2016. The Western period drama opened up a new night of original programming for AMC on Saturday and in its current season is delivering an average of 3.4 million viewers on the most challenging night of the week for television. "With season five of 'Hell on Wheels,' we are proud to bring our trans-continental journey to conclusion for the large, loyal audience that has traveled with Cullen Bohannon and his crew for so many years," said AMC President Charlie Collier. "We look forward to appropriately honoring 'Hell on Wheels' in this final season. Enormous thanks to the terrific writers, cast and crew for all they have achieved and for all that lies ahead in the Wild West."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Anson Mount as Cullen Bohannon
· Ben Esler as Sean McGinnes
· Colm Meaney as Thomas "Doc" Durant
· Common as Elam
· Dominique McElligott as Lily Bell
· Eddie Spears as Joseph Black Moon
· Philip Burke as Mickey McGinnes
· Robin McLeavy
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chad Oakes as PROD
· David Goldberg as Chairman (Endemol)
· David Von Ancken as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Jeremy Gold as EP
· Joe Gayton as CRTR/EP
· John Morayniss as CO-EP
· John Shiban as EP
· John Wirth as EP
· Michael Rosenberg as CO-EP
· Mike Frislev as PROD
· Paul Kurta as CO-EP
· Tony Gayton as CRTR/EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Endemol USA
· Entertainment One Television
· Nomadic Pictures