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[09/05/19 - 10:03 AM]
Video: AMC Releases Official Trailer and Show Art for "Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America"
Each of the six episodes focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture.

[07/25/19 - 10:43 AM]
AMC Networks Announces Premiere Dates for New and Returning Original Series and Seasonal Programming Events Including "FearFest" and "Best Christmas Ever"
As previously announced, at Comic-Con last weekend, the milestone 10th season of "The Walking Dead" premieres on Sunday, October 6.

[07/29/17 - 02:38 PM]
AMC Announces Year-Round Documentary Series - "AMC Visionaries" - Focused on Masters of Their Craft Telling the Untold Stories Behind Their Genre
Previously announced series now falling under the "AMC Visionaries" banner include "AMC Visionaries: Robert Kirkman's Secret History of Comics" and "AMC Visionaries: James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction."







HIP HOP: THE SONGS THAT SHOOK AMERICA (AMC)
Premieres Monday, October 14
BROADCAST HISTORY:
10/14/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 12:00 AM-1:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from AMC Networks' press release, July 2019) From Executive Producers Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, Alex Gibney and directors Erik Parker and One9, each episode of this new documentary series focuses on a groundbreaking song pivotal to the evolution of American music and culture. Artists, their collaborators and other influential musical and cultural figures deconstruct compositions, revisit the impact the song had on them personally, and dissect the socio-economic and cultural conditions that inspired the landmark work and gave voice to a generation. Some of the songs featured in the series include Kanye West's Jesus Walks, Kendrick Lamar's Alright, Run-D.M.C.'s Rock Box, Queen Latifah's Ladies First, and more. In addition to Thompson, Trotter and Gibney, Hip Hop: The Songs That Shook America is also executive produced by Shawn Gee, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, and Shea Serrano. Angie Day, Erik Parker and One9 also serve as co-executive producers.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson as EP
· Alex Gibney as EP
· Angie Day as CO-EP
· Erik Parker as CO-EP
· One9 as CO-EP
· Richard Perello as EP
· Shawn Gee as EP
· Shea Serrano as EP
· Stacey Offman as EP
· Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Jigsaw Productions
· Passyunk Productions
· Philly Films