AMC has announced the programming coming to the AMC+ streaming service in December. The AMC Plus December 2022 lineup includes a wide variety of critically-acclaimed and commercial-free programming, including compelling new dramas, fan-favorite franchises, and film collections from across the company’s networks and streaming services.
The AMC Plus December 2022 holiday programming includes new comedy Christmas with the Campbells, starring Justin Long and Brittany Snow, Shudder slasher Christmas Bloody Christmas, new Anna Gunn thriller The Apology, and holiday romance Saving Christmas Spirit.
Also available are BBC America special Top Gear: Driving Home for Christmas, Shudder special Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Get-Together, AMC+ exclusive documentary All of Them Witches, and AMC’s annual “Best Christmas Ever” holiday movie event all month long.
The AMC Plus December 2022 slate also includes new episodes of AMC+ Original Series Gangs of London, starring Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù, Paapa Edssiedu and Lucian Msamati, and newcomer this season, BAFTA-nominee Waleed Zuaiter.
The AMC Plus December 2022 offerings continue with the season finale of BBC America’s Mood, an original drama from actor, writer, and singer-songwriter Nicôle Lecky, and Sundance Now Original Litvinenko, a four-part limited series starring David Tennant.
Available as well are new Sundance Now exclusive Dating Death, a true crime series about “The Dating Game Killer,” and AMC+ and Shudder exclusive film premiere Burial, starring Charlotte Vega, Tom Felton, and Harriet Walter.
AMC PLUS DECEMBER 2022 PREMIERES IN ORDER
Christmas with the Campbells – New Film Premieres Friday, December 2 *In Theaters and on AMC+
The traditional holiday romcom gets a new spin from Vince Vaughn (Fred Claus), Peter Billingsley (A Christmas Story) and Dan Lagana (American Vandal). When Jesse gets dumped right before the holidays by her boyfriend Shawn, his parents convince her to still spend Christmas with them and Shawn’s handsome cousin while Shawn is away.
Starring Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Justin Long (He’s Just Not That Into You), Alex Moffat (Saturday Night Live), Joanna Garcia Swisher (Sweet Magnolias), Julia Duffy (Newhart, Designing Women) and George Wendt (Cheers). *AMC+ Exclusive
The Graham Norton Show – New Episodes Premiere Fridays
BBC America’s BAFTA-award-winning talk show returns with a packed lineup of celebrity guests, laugh out loud stories and exciting musical performances.
Mood – Season Finale on AMC+ Sunday, December 4; One Week Ahead of BBC America
Mood is the highly anticipated first drama series from actor, writer, and singer-songwriter Nicôle Lecky, based on her critically acclaimed Royal Court play (Superhoe).
In the six-part series, Sasha Clayton (Lecky) dreams of becoming a major recording artist, but right now she’s a bedroom artist: spending her days smoking weed and stalking her ex-boyfriend (Jordan Duvigneau, My Mum Tracy Beaker) on Instagram.
When she is kicked out of her family home for drunkenly trying to burn her ex’s house down, Sasha becomes homeless and is forced to fend for herself, sofa-surfing with local drug dealer Saleem (Mohammad Dalmar). Everything seems to change when she meets and moves in with Instagram influencer and party girl Carly (Lara Peake, Brave New World), who introduces her to the exciting world of making money and becoming ‘famous’ on social media.
But as the gap between her online presence and her dream of being a singer continues to grow, Sasha finds herself struggling to escape this new influencer world that is more complex and darker than she could have imagined. *BBC America Original
Christmas Bloody Christmas – New Film Premieres Friday, December 9 *In Theaters and on AMC+
It’s Christmas Eve and fiery record store owner Tori Tooms (Riley Dandy, A Hollywood Christmas) just wants to get drunk and party, until the robotic Santa Claus (Abraham Benrubi, Robot Chicken) at a nearby toy store goes haywire and makes her night more than a little complicated.
Santa Claus begins a rampant killing spree through the neon drenched snowscape against a backdrop of drugs, sex, metal and violence, ultimately forcing Tori into a blood splattered battle for survival against the ruthless heavy metal Saint Nick himself. Written and directed by Joe Begos (Bliss). *Shudder Original
Top Gear – New Episodes Premiere Thursdays Until Christmas Special on December 15
Hosts Freddie Flintoff, Chris Harris and Paddy McGuinness are back with all-new episodes of Top Gear. Highlights of the new season include a pick-up truck pilgrimage across Thailand, a supercar showdown in the Alps, a test of the latest affordable electric microcars in Paris and a thorough – and thoroughly outrageous – look at the best way to get into the delivery driver game on a budget.
This season also features some of the most eagerly awaited supercars including the F1-engined Mercedes AMG One and the 2000hp all-electric Rimac Nevera and shines a spotlight on budding young racers without the means to compete in the high-stakes world of motorsport, giving them a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. *BBC America Original
The Apology – New Film Premieres Friday, December 16 *In Theaters and on AMC+
Starring Anna Gunn (Breaking Bad), Linus Roache (Law & Order) and Janeane Garofalo (Wet Hot American Summer), The Apology picks up with recovering alcoholic Darlene Hagen (Gunn) 20 years after the disappearance of her daughter, as she’s preparing to host her family’s Christmas celebration with her best friend Gretchen (Garofalo).
Late Christmas Eve, Darlene’s estranged ex-brother-in-law Jack (Roache) arrives unannounced, bearing nostalgic gifts and a heavy secret. Soon, Darlene finds herself caught between reason and ruthless instinct. Trapped together by a dangerous storm, a battle of wits escalates to a violent game of revenge. *Shudder Exclusive
Litvinenko – Limited Series Binge Premieres Friday, December 16
Alexander Litvinenko (David Tennant, Doctor Who), a former Russian spy, Kremlin critic and British citizen, lies in a London hospital bed, his condition deteriorating rapidly. Detectives are summoned to take his statement – he claims to have been poisoned and points the finger directly at President Vladimir Putin. Litvinenko dies just a few days later, surrounded by his family.
When it’s confirmed that he had been poisoned with polonium-210 – the deadliest substance known to man – the gravity of the situation becomes clear. Facing an unprecedented chemical attack in the heart of London, the police race to seal off potentially contaminated sites, while detectives plunge into a high-stakes murder investigation, tracking their elusive suspects from London to Moscow.
In a shadowy world of political power games and fragile international relations, and alongside his widow Marina’s courageous and dignified fight for the truth, can the detectives find justice for Litvinenko’s devastated family? *Sundance Now Exclusive
Interview with the Vampire: Cast Diaries – New Episodes Premiere Sundays Until Season Finale on December 18
Dive deeper into Interview with the Vampire with these special bonus episodes from the latest season featuring behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with the cast and crew. *AMC+ Exclusive
Joe Bob’s Ghoultide Get-Together – Premieres On Demand Sunday, December 18
Joe Bob celebrates Christmas the drive-in way, complete with The Last Drive-In’s third annual holiday auction with proceeds going to charity. And who knows, this year’s double feature might even include a Christmas horror movie or two. *Shudder Original
The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans – New Episodes Premiere Tuesdays Until Season Finale on December 20
Hosted and created by the Boulet Brothers, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans is a ten-episode spin-off series starring some of the most popular drag icons from the show’s previous seasons competing in a grand championship of drag artistry and shocking physical challenges for a one hundred-thousand-dollar grand prize, the headlining spot on the upcoming world tour and the first ever “Dragula Titans” crown and title.
Guest Judges include Elvira, Harvey Guillen, Justin Simien, David Dastmalchian, Poppy, Alaska, Katya, Joe Bob Briggs, Bonnie Aarons, Barbara Crampton, and more to be announced later. *Shudder Original
Dating Death – Limited Series Binge Premieres Tuesday, December 20
Dating Death is a true crime series which covers the disturbing history of Rodney Alcala and how he targeted his victims by posing as a professional photographer. Despite committing horrible crimes over the years, Alcala consistently evaded detection and brutally killed eight identified women between 1968 and 1979.
He was finally captured after investigators identified him when he appeared as a contestant on the popular reality show, ‘The Dating Game” in the midst of his murder spree, where he wound up winning a date with the female contestant. *Sundance Now Exclusive
All of Them Witches – New Documentary Film Premieres Wednesday, December 21
Historically seen as a dangerous crone conjuring destructive magic. Perceived as a threat to the community and in league with the Devil. This is the untold story of the Witch and her persecution and perseverance throughout history.
Written and directed by Mona Anil Panchal (Mucho Mucho Amore: The Legend of Walter Mercado). *AMC+ Exclusive
Saving Christmas Spirit – New Film Premieres Friday, December 23
When archeology professor Lucy Stewart (Ashley Newrough, Privileged) decides to spend her Christmas break in the Scottish Highlands, she goes on a quest to find the ruins of an ancient shrine. With the aid of a charming distillery local owner (James Robinson, Washington) as her guide, Lucy explores the beauty of the highlands and discovers both history and love. *AMC+ Exclusive
Gangs of London – New Episodes Premiere Thursdays Until Season Finale on December 29
One year after the death of Sean Wallace and the violent reckonings of season one, the map and soul of London has been redrawn. The surviving Wallaces are scattered, the Dumanis broken and estranged, and ex-undercover cop Elliot Carter (Ṣọpẹ́ Dìrísù, Humans, Mr. Malcolm’s List) is now being forced to work for the Investors.
As the Investors look down on a city sliding into chaos, they decide enough is enough and bring in reinforcements to restore control. Old favorites and new players fight back against the new order, forcing sworn enemies to work together and family members to betray each other. Who will win the battle for London’s soul?
Returning cast includes: Dìrísù, Paapa Essiedu, Lucian Msamati, Michelle Fairley, Orli Shuka, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Brian Vernel, Narges Rashidi, Asif Raza Mir and Valene Kane. Joining the ensemble cast for season 2 include Waleed Zuaiter, Jahz Armando, Fady El-Sayed, Salem Kali and Aymen Hamdouchi. *AMC+ Original
Burial – New Film Premieres Thursday, December 29
In the last days of WWII, a band of Allied soldiers trafficking Hitler’s remains out of Germany are ambushed by Nazi Wehrwolf fighters.
Directed by Ben Parker (The Chamber) and starring Charlotte Vega (Mosquito State), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Harriet Walter (This is Going to Hurt, Succession), Barry Ward (Des, Anne Boleyn), Dan Renton Skinner (Cold Call) and Bill Milner (Son of Rambow). *Shudder Exclusive