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AMC+ January 2023 Programming Announced

AMC has announced the programming coming to the AMC+ streaming service in January. The AMC Plus January 2023 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 January 2023 scheduled includes new series Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches, starring Alexandra Daddario (White Lotus), Harry Hamlin (Mad Men), Jack Huston (Fargo) and Tongayi Chirisa (Another Life). The series debuts on Sunday, January 8 on AMC+ and AMC.

AMC Plus January 2023 Programming Announced

Premiering over a decade after the original landmark series, BBC America’s Frozen Planet II, a new six-part installment narrated by Sir David Attenborough, with music by Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding Fingers, premieres Saturday, January 28. New episodes will continue every Saturday on BBC America and AMC+, until the season finale on March 4.

The AMC Plus January 2023 slate also includes Season 3 of Sundance Now crime drama One Lane Bridge, starring (Dominic Ona- Ariki, The Common) and premiering on Thursday, January 12.

AMC Plus January 2023

New Sundance Now thriller Clean Sweep, created by Gary Tieche (Preacher) and inspired by true events, premieres with two episodes on Thursday, January 26. New episodes will continue every Thursday until season finale on February 23.

The AMC Plus January 2023 offerings include the first season of acclaimed horror series Chucky, based on the iconic film franchise, which comes to Shudder and AMC+ on Thursday, January 12.

AMC Plus January 2023

AMC+ exclusive film premieres continue with new movies every week, including sci-fi drama Vesper (January 6), SXSW Audience Award winner Pretty Problems (January 13), and psychological thriller Old Man (January 20) starring Stephen Lang (Avatar: The Way of Water).

There’s also Shudder exclusive The Lair (January 26), from writer/director Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones, The Decent) and writer/actress Charlotte Kirk (The Reckoning).

AMC PLUS JANUARY 2023 PREMIERES IN ORDER

Vesper – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, January 6
Set after the collapse of the Earth’s ecosystem, the sci-fi thriller follows Vesper (Raffiella Chapman, The Theory of Everything), a headstrong 13-year-old girl who uses her survival skills to subsist in the remnants of a strange and dangerous world with her ailing father, Darius (Richard Brake, Game of Thrones).

When Vesper finds a mysterious woman, Camellia (Rosy McEwen, The Alienist), alone and disoriented after an aerial crash, she agrees to help find her missing companion in exchange for safe passage to the Citadel – the dark central hub where oligarchs live in comfort thanks to state-of-the-art biotechnology.

Vesper soon discovers that her brutal neighbor, Jonas (Eddie Marsan, Sherlock Holmes), is searching for Camellia, who is harboring a secret which could change all of their lives forever. Forced into a dangerous adventure, Vesper must rely on her wits and bio-hacking abilities to unlock the key to an alternate future.

The film made its world premiere in the Crystal Globe Competition at the 2022 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. *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.

AMC Plus January 2023

Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches – New Series Premieres Sunday, January 8 on AMC+ and AMC
Based on Anne Rice’s best-selling trilogy, Lives of the Mayfair Witches, the 8-episode series focuses on an intuitive young neurosurgeon, Rowan (Alexandra Daddario), who discovers that she is the unlikely heir to a family of witches.

As she grapples with her newfound powers, she must contend with a sinister presence that has haunted her family for generations.

Mark Johnson (Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul, Halt and Catch Fire, Rectify), who is overseeing the Anne Rice Immortal Universe is executive producing, along with Esta Spalding (Masters of Sex, On Becoming a God in Central Florida) and Michelle Ashford (Masters of Sex, The Pacific, John Adams) who are both executive producers and writers of the series. Spalding serves as showrunner.

This second series in an expanding Anne Rice Universe, it follows the breakout hit series this fall, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire. Series stars also include Jack Huston (Fargo, Manhunt), Tongayi Chirisa (Another Life, The Jim Gaffigan Show) and Harry Hamlin (Mad Men, L.A. Law). *AMC+ Early Access

One Lane Bridge – Season 3 Binge Premieres Thursday, January 12
It’s been a bumpy two months since Detective Sergeant Ariki Davis (Dominic Ona-Ariki, The Common) used police work and his second sight to uncover who killed his best friend, Joe Turner, on One Lane Bridge.

Now it’s all change at Queenstown CIB as a big gun has been sent in to clean up the mess Stephen Tremaine (Joel Tobeck, 30 Days of Night) left behind. *Sundance Now Exclusive

Chucky – Season 1 Binge Premieres Thursday, January 12
After a vintage Chucky doll turns up at a suburban yard sale, an idyllic American town is thrown into chaos as a series of horrifying murders begin to expose the town’s hypocrisies and secrets.

Meanwhile, the arrival of enemies and allies from Chucky’s past threatens to expose the truth behind the killings, as well as the demon doll’s untold origins as a seemingly ordinary child who somehow became this notorious monster. *Shudder Co-Exclusive

Pretty Problems – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, January 13
Lindsay (Britt Rentschler, Lodge 49) is as bored with her marriage to Jack (Michael Tennant, The Mirror Game) as she is working in a boutique — until Cat Flax (J.J. Nolan, Snatchers) swoops into the store, showering her with flattery and conspicuous displays of wealth. The pair bond over a bottle of wine, and Lindsay arrives home flushed with excitement about her rich new friend.

Jack reluctantly agrees to accept Cat’s invitation for a weekend away, and they jump into a car and drive into another world: of butlers, gift bags, massages and astronomically expensive wine their hosts forget even buying. Audience Award winner at the 2022 SXSW Film Festival. *AMC+ Exclusive

Sorry About the Demon – New Shudder Original Film Premieres Thursday, January 19
A heartbroken young man is tricked into living in a home plagued by a demonic presence by a family at wit’s end. An unexpected, surprising twist on haunts and possession follow. *Shudder Original

Old Man – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, January 20
Deep in the woods, a lost hiker stumbles upon the cabin of an erratic and reclusive old man. What starts off as cordial conversation soon turns dangerous as it becomes clear that one or both of them might be hiding a terrifying secret. Directed by Lucky McKee (May, All Cheerleaders Die) with the screenwriting debut of Joel Veach.

Starring Stephen Lang (Avatar franchise, VFW), Marc Senter (Starry Eyes), with Liana Wright-Mark (Ocean’s 8), and Patch Darragh (Succession). *AMC+ Exclusive

Clean Sweep – Season 1 Binge Premieres Thursday, January 5
Created by Gary Tieche (Preacher) and inspired by true events, this Irish thriller follows Shelly Mohan (Charlene McKenna, Bloodlands, Peaky Blinders), a housewife, mother of three, married to a Garda detective, who kills her former partner in crime when he threatens to expose her dark past.

With her unsuspecting husband hunting for the killer, Shelly must cope with pressures of the tightening noose as well as continue caring for an ailing son, her unfaithful husband, and all usual burdens of motherhood. *Sundance Now Original

The Lair – New Shudder and AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Thursday, January 26
Royal Air Force pilot Lt. Kate Sinclair (Charlotte Kirk) is shot down over Afghanistan and finds refuge in an abandoned underground bunker where deadly man-made biological weapons—half human, half alien—are awakened. Directed by Neil Marshall (Game of Thrones, The Descent) and written by Marshall and Kirk (The Reckoning). *Shudder Exclusive

Frozen Planet II – New Landmark Natural History Series Premieres Saturday, January 28
Over a decade ago, four-time Emmy-winning series Frozen Planet gave viewers unprecedented insight
into life in the Poles. Now, the highly-anticipated sequel, Frozen Planet II, returns to the Arctic and Antarctic to observe the amazing species that thrive there.

But, going further than the first season, it also explores life beyond the Poles – witnessing the wildlife dramas that play out in all the world’s coldest regions: our high mountains, frozen deserts, snowbound forests, and ice-cold oceans. These are the last true wildernesses on earth; places so challenging for survival that only a heroic cast of animals can live here.

From polar bears to penguins, Siberian tigers to snow monkeys, each species must overcome unique challenges to survive their extreme environments. Narrated by Emmy-winning famed naturalist Sir David Attenborough (Planet Earth II, Blue Planet II) with an original score by Hans Zimmer’s Bleeding Fingers. *BBC America Original


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