AMC has announced the programming coming to the AMC+ streaming service in June. The AMC Plus June 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 June 2022 programming celebrates Pride Month with “Stream with Pride,” a curated collection of original series, specials, and films from across the company’s portfolio highlighting the voices of the LGBTQ+ community. You can view the full Pride Month Collection below.
Premiering are two episodes of new AMC Original noir thriller Dark Winds, based on the iconic Leaphorn and Chee book series, starring Zahn McClarnon, Kiowa Gordon, Jessica Matten, Noah Emmerich and Rainn Wilson, on Sunday, June 12, with subsequent episodes premiering one week ahead of AMC, until the season finale on July 10.
The AMC Plus June 2022 slate includes the premiere of AMC+ Original Series This Is Going to Hurt, a provocative, witty and heartfelt medical drama based on Adam Kay’s bestselling memoir starring Ben Whishaw, on Thursday, June 2, with new episodes weekly until season finale on July 14.
New episodes of AMC+ Original Series The Ipcress File, a stylish, twist-laden spy thriller starring Joe Cole (Gangs of London, Peaky Blinders) as iconic British spy Harry Palmer alongside Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody) and BAFTA award winner Tom Hollander (The Night Manager), continue every Thursday until the season finale on June 23.
New episodes of Sundance Now Original Ten Percent, a buzzy new star-studded comedy series, from BAFTA winner John Morton (Twenty Twelve, W1A) and based on the original hit French series, Call My Agent!, continue Fridays until season finale on June 10.
New episodes of the latest landmark series from the BBC Natural History Unit Planet Earth: Dynasties II, narrated by Sir David Attenborough, continue every Saturday until season finale on July 2. In honor of Juneteenth, new AMC+ Exclusive Documentary film The Torch, charting the life of Grammy-winning Chicago Blues legend and Buddy Guy, debuts on Sunday, June 19.
New AMC+ Exclusive Film premieres continue every Friday in June, including action thriller White Elephant (June 3 in theaters and on AMC+), Arabic-language standout Huda’s Salon (June 10), futuristic sci-fi drama I am Mortal (June 17) and the Shudder Original horror film Revealer (June 24).
PRIDE MONTH COLLECTION
NEW SERIES PREMIERES
This Is Going to Hurt (AMC+) Series premiere June 2 – Based on Adam Kay’s award-winning and best-selling memoir, a pull-no punches series revealing the unvarnished truth of life as an OB-GYN physician, starring Emmy winner Ben Whishaw as a gay doctor whose protracted coming out creates ripple effects in his life.
Slo Pitch (IFC) Season 2 premieres June 1 – Boasting majority LGBTQ+ cast and creative team, this comedy series centers on the Brovaries, an underachieving softball team for LGBTQ women and non-binary players, who, despite being perennial losers unexpectedly find themselves in the league championships playing against their arch-rival Toronto Blue Gays.
Baroness Von Sketch Show (IFC) –This satirical sketch comedy show features a number of LGBT-focused sketches, including “Queer Theory Reading Group” and “Girls’ Gay Night Out.”
The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula (Shudder) – Hosted by The Boulet Brothers, this reality competition show features monster drag artists from around the world competing for a chance to win $100,000 and the title of “Dragula, The World’s Next Drag Supermonster.”
The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Resurrection (Shudder) – The Boulet Brothers welcome drag artists from previous seasons of Dragula to a new Halloween themed competition while also taking an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at the lives of the artists.
Dispatches From Elsewhere (AMC) – A GLAAD nominee for best limited or anthology series, the series follows four ordinary people, including trans woman Simone (Eve Lindley), who stumble across a puzzle and have their eyes are opened to a world of possibility and magic.
The Graham Norton Show (BBC America) – It’s always a raucous good time when celebrity guests discuss their current projects and the latest gossip hitting newsstands with host Graham Norton.
Killing Eve (BBC America) – The final season of Emmy-nominated series starring Golden Globe winner Sandra Oh and Emmy winner Jodie Comer, whose characters are locked in a cat-and-mouse game of murder… and love.
Orphan Black (BBC America) – Emmy winner Tatiana Maslany stars as Sarah Manning and several of her clones in this Peabody-winning series as about the moral and ethical implications of human cloning and its effect on identity.
Queers (BBC America) – Starring Alan Cumming, Russell Tovey and Ben Whishaw, these eight monologues were written in response to the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Sexual Offences Act 1967, which decriminalized homosexual acts in private between two men aged 21 or over.
This Close (Sundance TV) – This groundbreaking dramedy series created by and starring Shoshannah Stern and Joshua Feldman explores the relationship between deaf best friends Kate, who is newly engaged, and Michael, who is attempting to move on from his ex-fiancé.
Transgeneration (Sundance TV) – This GLAAD award-winning docu-series follows four trans college students, depicting their academic careers, their social and family lives, and their respective transitions.
Blue Is the Warmest Color (IFC Films Unlimited) – Winner of the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or, this film tells the story of 15-year-old Adèle (Adèle Exarchopoulos) who dreams of finding the love of her life, but her relationship with a boy is unsettled by the emergence of feelings she has for a blue-haired girl (Léa Seydoux).
Breaking the Girls (IFC Films Unlimited) – Two college girls become more than friends when they make a pact to kill off each other’s nemesis.
Camp (IFC Films Unlimited) – After a series of Broadway flops, songwriter Bert Hanley (Don Dixon) goes to work at a musical camp for young performers, including a girl struggling with her weight and a gay teen who was violently beaten for attending prom in drag. Inspired by the kids, he finds an opportunity to regain success by staging an altogether new production.
Elvira: Mistress of the Dark (Shudder) – LGBTQ icon Elvira makes her feature film debut when she inherits a house that is nestled in the heart of an overtly prudish community.
Elvira’s 40th Anniversary, Very Scary, Very Special, Special (Shudder) – LGBTQ Icon Elvira, the one and only, Mistress of the Dark, celebrates her 40th anniversary with four very scary movies.
King Cobra (IFC Films Unlimited) – Christian Slater and James Franco star in this sexy, ripped-from-the-headlines thriller about a deliciously dark tale of murder in the gay adult film world.
Sweet, Sweet Lonely Girl (Shudder) – A lonely young woman living with her agoraphobic aunt develops a friendship with a woman who hides a strange darkness.
Weekend (IFC Films Unlimited) – A one-night stand that becomes something else, something important – a love story between two guys trying to take control of their lives.
Do I Sound Gay? (IFC Films Unlimited) – After a break-up, journalist David Thorpe embarks on a touching journey of self-discovery, confronting his anxiety about “sounding gay.” Enlisting acting coaches, celebrities, he quickly learns that many people both gay and straight often wish for a different voice.
The Lesbian Bar Project (Sundance TV) – Through the lens of the Lesbian bar owners of the 21 remaining Lesbian bars in the U.S., community activists, archivists, and patrons, this doc explores their struggles during the pandemic, their hopes for the future, and why we must work to save these sacred spaces.
Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street (Shudder) – Actor Mark Patton shares his story of being a closeted gay man while starring in “A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge,” a film that he began to suspect had homoerotic subtext.
Strike a Pose (Sundance Now) – The surprising and moving story of Madonna’s most famous troupe of dancers during her controversial “Blonde Ambition” tour in 1990. They soon discovered that they were role models in the gay community, though they didn’t always feel like it.
Woman on Fire (Sundance TV) – A documentary profile of Brooke Guinan, New York City’s first openly transgender firefighter.
AMC PLUS JUNE 2022 PREMIERES IN ORDER
Slo Pitch – Seasons 1 and 2 Premiere on Wednesday, June 1
Long suffering and overly invested Coach Joanne attempts to take her underdog, queer slo pitch team all the way to the championships of their beer league. What’s on the line? Absolutely nothing but bragging rights, and maybe like a case of warm beer.
This is Going to Hurt – New Original Series Premieres Thursday, June 2
A new provocative and heartfelt comedy-drama starring Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal, No Time to Die), based on Adam Kay’s award-winning international memoir of the same name. This Is Going To Hurt pulls no punches in its depiction of the laugh-out-loud highs and gut-wrenching lows of life on a gynecology and obstetrics ward.
The series follows Adam (Whishaw), a doctor who is finding his way through the ranks of hospital hierarchy; junior enough to suffer the crippling hours, but senior enough to face a constant barrage of terrifying responsibilities. Adam is clinging to his personal life as he is increasingly overwhelmed by stresses at work: the 97-hour weeks, the life-and-death decisions, and all-the-while knowing the hospital parking meter is earning more than him. *AMC+ Original
White Elephant – New Film Premieres In Theaters and on AMC+ Friday, June 3 *Day/Date Release
When an assassination attempt goes wrong, an ex-marine-turned-enforcer is forced to set things right or face the wrath of his ruthless mob boss in this new action thriller starring John Malkovich, Bruce Willis, Olga Kurylenko and Michael Rooker.
The Replacement – Season 1 Binge Premieres Thursday, June 9
When Ellen (Morven Christie, Grantchester), a successful architect in her mid-thirties, falls pregnant, she finds maternity cover in Paula (Vicky McClure, Line of Duty): brilliant, enthusiastic and raring to go. Ellen wants to champion her, but something’s not right. Ellen begins to fear for her safety when she suspects her maternity cover has a disturbing agenda. Can her suspicions be explained away as female rivalry and her own insecurity of opting out of work at the top of her game, or do they speak to something deeper? *Sundance Now
Huda’s Salon – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, June 10
A young mother’s visit to a hair salon turns into a nightmare when she is blackmailed by its owner and forced to fight for her family’s survival in this tense thriller. Directed by two-time Academy award-nominee Hany Abu-Assad (Omar, Paradise Now), the film made its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival.
Offseason – New Film Premieres Friday, June 10
Upon receiving a mysterious letter that her mother’s grave site has been vandalized, in Offseason, Marie (Jocelin Donahue, Doctor Sleep) quickly returns to the isolated offshore island where her late mother is buried. When she arrives, she discovers that the island is closing for the offseason with the bridges raised until Spring, leaving her stranded.
One strange interaction with the local townspeople after another, Marie soon realizes that something is not quite right in this small town. She must unveil the mystery behind her mother’s troubled past in order to make it out alive. Starring Jocelin Donahue, Joe Swanberg, Richard Brake, Melora Walters, Jeremy Gardner, directed by Mickey Keating (Carnage Park). *Shudder Exclusive
Ten Percent – New Episodes Continue Every Friday Through June 10
The English adaptation of Call My Agent! will keep the sensibilities and premise of the French series, in which the staff of a talent agency must hustle to keep clients happy after the abrupt death of their founder — all while juggling their own personal and love lives. The British remake, though, will also take a close look at London culture and class inequality, Britain’s entertainment relations to American Hollywood, and provide a whimsical tonality, unique to John Morton’s (Twenty Twelve, W1A) writing.
Series regulars include Jack Davenport (The Morning Show, The Pirates of the Caribbean series), Lydia Leonard (Last Christmas, Absentia), Maggie Steed (Elizabeth Is Missing), and Prasanna Puwanarajah (Patrick Melrose). Guest stars include Dominic West, Helena Bonham Carter, Himesh Patel, Phoebe Dynevor, and more. *Sundance Now Original
Dark Winds – Two-Episode Premiere on Sunday, June 12; Subsequent Episodes Released One Week Ahead of AMC
Set in 1971 on a remote outpost of the Navajo Nation near Monument Valley, Dark Winds follows Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn (Zahn McClarnon, The Son, Westworld, Fargo) of the Tribal Police as he is besieged by a series of seemingly unrelated crimes. The closer he digs to the truth, the more he exposes the wounds of his past.
He is joined on this journey by his new deputy, Jim Chee (Kiowa Gordon, The Red Road, Roswell, New Mexico). Chee, too, has old scores to settle from his youth on the reservation. Together, the two men battle the forces of evil, each other, and their own personal demons on the path to salvation.
Mad God – New Film Premieres Thursday, June 16
Mad God marks the feature directorial debut for visionary and Oscar and Emmy Award-winning stop-motion animator and special effects supervisor Phil Tippett, the creative powerhouse involved in such classics as RoboCop, Starship Troopers, Jurassic Park, and Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back. Mad God is an experimental animated film set in a world of monsters, mad scientists and war pigs.
A corroded diving bell descends amidst a ruined city, settling down upon an ominous fortress guarded by zombie-like sentries. The Assassin emerges to explore a labyrinth of bizarre, desolate landscapes inhabited by freakish denizens. Through unexpected twists and turns, he experiences an evolution beyond his wildest comprehension.
A labour of love that has taken 30 years to complete, Mad God combines live-action and stop-motion, miniature sets and other innovative techniques to bring Tippett’s wholly unique and grotesquely beautiful vision to life. Winner — Most Groundbreaking Film, Fantasia International Film Festival. Winner — José Luis Guarner Critic’s Award – Best Film & Best Visual Effects, Sitges Film Festival. Winner – Nocturno Nuove Visioni Award – Best Film, Trieste Science+Fiction Festival. *Shudder Exclusive
I Am Mortal – New AMC+ Exclusive Film Premieres Friday, June 17
Set 200 years in the future, a small band of rebels face off against the status quo where humans have achieved immortality through genetic engineering.
The Torch – New AMC+ Documentary Premieres Sunday, June 19
At 83, Chicago legend Buddy Guy remains the standard bearer for the blues, an icon determined to see the art form live on long after he’s gone. Enter guitar phenom Quinn Sullivan, who has been mentored by Guy since he was a kid. This stirring documentary, amplified by electrifying musical performances, charts the guidance Guy himself received from the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf while observing the Grammy®-winner passing his wisdom to the next generation. *AMC+ Exclusive
The Ipcress File – New Episodes Continue Every Thursday Through June 23
Based on the globally renowned Len Deighton novel and adapted by Oscar nominated and BAFTA award-winning screenwriter John Hodge (Trainspotting), the enthralling and atmospheric drama stars Joe Cole (Gangs of London, Peaky Blinders) as iconic British spy Harry Palmer alongside Lucy Boynton (Bohemian Rhapsody) and BAFTA award winner Tom Hollander (The Night Manager). The twist-laden spy thriller offers a stylish and tense tale of abducted scientists, brainwashing, inter-departmental rivalry, treason, and a possibly unwise romance.
Directed by Emmy winner James Watkins (McMafia, Black Mirror) and set in Berlin and London during the 1960’s, The Ipcress File follows Harry Palmer (Cole) – a British army sergeant on the make in Berlin. In this newly partitioned city, a sharp working-class young man with sophisticated tastes can make a lot of money. Wholesaler, retailer, fixer, smuggler, Harry’s varied interests bring him into contact with everything and everyone – until the law catches up and it all comes crashing to a halt. *AMC+ Original
The Split – Season 3 Premieres on Thursday, June 23
This farewell series, equal parts electrifying, witty and heart-breaking, continues to put the Defoe sisters and their matriarch at its heart; a group of powerful women working together to help their clients, their colleagues and each other as they continue to navigate the messiness of life.
Set 10 months after Nathan and Hannah’s marriage ended and the extent of her betrayal is revealed, the two professional divorce lawyers are negotiating their divorce. However, as the stakes become clear, Hannah realizes how much she could lose. *Sundance Now Original
Revealer – New Film Premieres Thursday, June 23
Tensions rise when a stripper and religious protester are trapped together in a peep show booth and must come together to survive the apocalypse in 1980’s Chicago. Starring Caito Aase (Black Mold) and Shaina Schrooten (Scare Package II: Rad Chad’s Revenge), written by popular comic authors Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival) and Michael Moreci (Barbaric, The Plot) and directed by Luke Boyce. *Shudder Original
Wisting – Season 2 Part 2 Binge Premieres Thursday, June 30
A convicted killer escapes from Detective Wisting’s custody by triggering a grenade during the inspection of a potential crime scene in the woods. The killer, who promised to reveal the location of yet another murder victim, instead blasts his way to freedom with the help of a former accomplice, injuring police officers in the process.
The case is now personal for the entire Larvik police force. Wisting embarks on some of the most intense days of his life as he must manage his revenge-thirsty team, as well as stop the two criminals before they continue their killing spree. The case also becomes personal for the detective’s daughter, Line, who is shooting a true crime-documentary about serial killers and was the one who instigated the whole inspection.
Features Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix) as FBI Special Agent Maggie Griffin. *Sundance Now Exclusive
The Long Night – New Film Premieres Thursday, June 30
While searching for the parents she’s never known, New York transplant Grace (Scout Taylor-Compton) returns to her childhood southern stomping grounds with her boyfriend (Nolan Gerard Funk) to investigate a promising lead on her family’s whereabouts. Upon arrival, the couple’s weekend takes a bizarre, terrifying turn as a nightmarish cult and their maniacal leader terrorize the pair to fulfill a twisted ancient apocalyptic prophecy.
Starring Scout Taylor-Compton, Nolan Gerard Funk, Deborah Kara Unger and Jeff Fahey, directed by Rich Ragsdale. *Shudder Exclusive
The Last Drive-in with Joe Bob Briggs – New Episodes of Season 4 Continue On Demand Sundays, Until July 1
The hit series returns with Briggs, the world’s foremost drive-in movie critic, presenting eclectic horror movie double features, interrupting the films to expound upon their merits, histories, and significance to genre cinema. The season premiere will feature a celebration of The Last Drive-In’s 100th movie since Joe Bob’s first Shudder marathon in 2018, with surprise special guests. *Shudder Original
Planet Earth: Dynasties II – New Episodes Continue Every Saturday Through July 2
Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, this stunningly shot series takes viewers into the intimate lives of the world’s most iconic animals – from birth, to growing up, to battles for survival. On the open plains, a cheetah must prepare her three daughters to survive on their own. An inexperienced elephant unites her herd to face their greatest challenge – twins. High in the Patagonian mountains, a puma and her biggest ever litter face a knife-edge struggle to survive.
Droughts and family feuds cause chaos within a clan of hyenas. New alliances must be forged to care for the young of a troupe of macaques. Finally, will a gang of meerkats survive the drought and rebuild their shattered dynasty? Immersing the audience in every gentle moment, poignant event, and heart-wrenching betrayal as they strive to create dynasties fit to rule for generations. *BBC America Original
The Walking Dead: Episode Diaries – New Episodes Every Thursday
Dive deeper into The Walking Dead Universe, with these special bonus episodes from the latest season featuring behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with the cast and creators. *AMC+ Exclusive