Forward of the launch of the second season of A Discovery of Witches, AMC Networks is utilizing a wide range of platforms to offer viewers an opportunity to atone for the sequence’ first season.
The whole first season can be obtainable on Sundance Now, Shudder and AMC+ as free content material with out a subscription by way of January 18. The primary season will even seem on the AMC linear community as a full-season marathon on January 24, together with particular further behind-the-scenes content material with the solid and crew, and interviews with creator Deborah Harkness.
Season two of A Discovery of Witches will premiere on Sundance Now, Shudder and AMC+ within the U.S. on January 9, sooner or later after the sequence’ U.Ok. Premiere. AMC will even function the complete second season on its linear community this June.
The sequence stars Teresa Palmer (Hacksaw Ridge) and Matthew Goode (Downton Abbey). James Purefoy (Rome, Pennyworth), Steven Cree (Outlander) and Adelle Leonce (Black Mirror) be a part of the solid for season two.
Made by Unhealthy Wolf Restricted, A Discovery of Witches was commissioned by Zai Bennett, managing director of content material for Sky UK and Eire, and Cameron Roach, director of drama at Sky Studios. It has been tailored for the display screen by Pete McTighe and Susie Conklin, who’re additionally government producers, together with different writers together with Sarah Dollard. Farren Blackburn, Philippa Langdale and Jonathan Teplitzky are the administrators.
Miguel Penella, president of SVOD for AMC Networks, stated: “A Discovery of Witches was a runaway hit for Sundance Now and Shudder final 12 months, driving document utilization and subscriptions at a time when our streaming providers have been gaining momentum in a crowded and more and more aggressive market. With the arrival of the extremely anticipated second season, we wish to ensure that new followers have the power to atone for the primary season and people who cherished the sequence have the power to relive the expertise as we anticipate the arrival of season two on January 9. There has by no means been a single sequence that has had the impression of A Discovery of Witches throughout our streaming platforms, which now embrace AMC+, so the arrival of a brand new season is a vastly vital second for the followers and for our fast-growing platforms.”