From David Tennant’s Litvinenko to Gangs of London season 2, here are the best TV series coming to AMC+ in December 2022.
AMC originally stood for "American Movie Classics," however, the acronym has since been rebranded in order to fit with the new diverse programming of the channel, which has moved away from classic films and added a great deal of TV shows, including the recently concluded The Walking Dead. While AMC is still a regular TV channel, the network made the decision to join the popular world of streaming services in 2020 with the creation of AMC+, a service that includes live feeds of AMC content and program libraries of the channel's exclusive offers.
Much like with regular scheduled television programming, streaming services regularly release new content. Between new episodes of TV series being released weekly to the release of new and original films. AMC+ is set to have a number of new releases every month of both films and TV series, including the upcoming Christmas horror film Christmas Bloody Christmas (via Bloody Disgusting). Here are the best TV series coming to AMC+ in December 2022.
Gangs of London follows the lives of international gang members who struggle to maintain power over London, but the city is being torn apart in said power struggle, leading to the assassination of the head of London's most powerful crime syndicate. Since the first season was so well-received, the series was renewed for a second, which premiered in October 2022. The second season shows the aftermath of the assassination and the new threats that come with it. New episodes are set to come out on AMC+ every Thursday until the season finale on December 29.
The Graham Norton Show is a long-running talk show hosted by comedian Graham Norton. With innumerable celebrity guests, Norton sheds light on some of the most hilarious stories within celebrity culture. Rife with double entendre and innuendos, The Graham Norton Show does a fabulous job of showing celebrities in a more casual light as they are seated on the iconic red couch. New episodes of the show are set to hit AMC+ throughout December 2022. Be sure to give it a watch if you're looking for a good laugh.
Mood tells the story of young Sasha, whose dreams of becoming a globally recognized musician are stunted by her negative bank balance and her naive clueless-ness. Looking to get more exposure, Sasha turns to the world of online influencing, where she discovers some dark truths behind the "picture perfect" world. The series has been subject to a great deal of praise for its criticism of modern-day social media and how, despite the perfect outward appearance, the world of influencing and social media is not all it seems to be. The series' season finale is set to premiere on AMC+ on December 4, one week ahead of BBC America.
A classic car-related talk-show, Top Gear has been around since 2002 with a total of 33 seasons. With hosts Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris, and Paddy McGuinness, the new season features a road-trip across Thailand, a test of electric microcars, and so much more. The series is also set to feature some of the best supercars, including the F1-engined Mercedes AMG One and the 2000hp all-electric Rimac Nevera. New episodes of Top Gear are set to come out on AMC+ throughout December 2022 until the Christmas special premieres on December 15th.
Litvinenko follows the life of former Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko, who lies in a hospital bed with his health on a steady decline. Despite his condition, detectives arrive to take his statement about his claim of being poisoned by President Vladimir Putin. The hospital and detective later confirm that Litvinenko has indeed been poisoned with polonium-210. The series examines the case of Litvinenko while also covering a chemical attack in the heart of London, dealing with a surge of chemical warfare while they search for suspects. Based on the true story, and starring David Tennant, this limited series is set to premiere on AMC+ on December 16.
This reality competition series is ideal for fans of all things morbid and gothic. Hosted by the Boulet Brothers, the series features nine drag contestants who compete for the title of the world's best drag supermonster. The Boulet Brothers' Dragula: Titans is a spin-off of the original series, which features past contestants of the show returning in an attempt to redeem themselves, getting another chance at the title. The series premiered on Shudder in October 2022, and the season finale of the hit reality show is set to hit AMC+ on December 20.
Considering the popularity of the new series Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, which was recently renewed for a second season, it would seem that studios are picking up on the appeal that learning about serial killers has to general audiences. Dating Death is a new limited docu-series that tells the story of Rodney Alcala, whose appearance on a TV dating show arrived among a slew of 130 murders, all of which were connected to him. This limited series premieres on AMC+ on December 20. If you're a fan of true crime and want to see a more in-depth look at how Alcala targeted and lured in his victims, then Dating Death is the ideal watch for you.
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