AMC has announced the programming coming to the AMC+ streaming service in September. The AMC Plus September 2021 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 entertainment networks and targeted streaming services.
The AMC Plus September 2021 schedule includes new series Kin, starring Charlie Cox, Aidan Gillen, Clare Dunne and Ciarán Hinds, Season 3 of Shudder series Creepshow, new Sundance Now series Dead Places, and new series True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here, hosted by Hilarie Burton Morgan. We’ve included titles coming to AMC+ later this fall as well.
Early access to Season 11 of The Walking Dead continues every Sunday, with new episodes available on AMC+ one week ahead of their linear premiere on AMC. Early access to Season 2 of The Walking Dead: World Beyond begins Sunday, September 26, with subsequent episodes premiering one week ahead of linear premieres.
As part of the AMC Plus September 2021 slate, fans are invited to a deeper dive into the series with The Walking Dead: World Beyond: Episode Diaries, featuring bonus content and exclusive interviews beginning Thursday, September 26.
AMC PLUS SEPTEMBER 2021 HIGHLIGHTS
The Walking Dead – Early Access to New Episodes Continue to Debut on AMC+ One Week Ahead of Linear Premieres Every Sunday
Previously on The Walking Dead, survivors confronted past demons and combated new threats, with friendships and relationships suffering from the mounting collateral damage that is the apocalypse. Alexandria is severely compromised from the carnage and devastation left behind by the Whisperers. Now all who live in Alexandria struggle to refortify it and feed its increasing number of residents, which include the survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of Hilltop; along with Maggie and her new group, the Wardens.
Alexandria has more people than it can manage to feed and protect. Their situation is dire as tensions heat up over past events and self-preservation rises to the surface within the ravaged walls. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to those at Alexandria, Eugene, Ezekiel, Yumiko, and Princess are still being held captive by mysterious soldiers who are members of a larger and unforthcoming group.
Talking Dead – New Episodes Continue Every Thursday
Cast and producers join Chris Hardwick every week to discuss the new episodes of the 11th season of The Walking Dead.
Blaze – Premieres Wednesday, September 1
Blaze is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves together three different periods of time, braiding re-imagined versions of Blaze’s past, present and future. Starring Ben Dickey and Alia Shawkat. *IFC Films Unlimited Exclusive
Wildlife – Premieres Wednesday, September 1
14-year-old Joe is the only child of Jeanette and Jerry – a housewife and golf pro – in a small town in 1960s Montana. Nearby, an uncontrolled forest fire rages close to the Canadian border, and when Jerry loses his job – and his sense of purpose – he decides to join the case of fighting the fire, leaving his wife and sond to fend for themselves. Suddenly forced into the role of an adult, Joe witnesses his mother’s struggle as she tried to keep her head above water. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Carey Mulligan. *IFC Films Unlimited Exclusive
Superhost – Premieres Thursday, September 2
Teddy and Claire are travel vloggers who run a channel called “Superhost” where they travel and share their experiences in and around vacation homes, and until recently, had become successful doing it. With a dwindling subscriber count, they find the perfect opportunity to create content that people want to see when they meet Rebecca, the host of their most recent trip. Slowly they start to realize that something isn’t right with Rebecca, and as they investigate it further, they unlock a horrifying truth. She doesn’t just want a great review, she wants something far worse. *Shudder Original
Eden: Untamed Planet – Season Finale Premieres Saturday, September 4
BAFTA Award-winning actress Helena Bonham Carter (The Crown, The King’s Speech) narrates the new BBC America landmark series exploring six of the last untouched locations on earth. The series presents life as nature intended, following the unique way wildlife has adapted to these environments and continues to rise to new challenges over the course of a year.
Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty – Season 1B Premieres Saturday, September 4
Narrated by BAFTA-winning actor Bill Nighy, BBC America’s compelling saga continues the heartstring- tugging, dramatic tale of survival revolving around three families of meerkats who are descendants of the
legendary meerkat matriarch, Flower.
The Kids in the Hall – Full Season 5 Binge Premieres Monday, September 6
All five seasons of the groundbreaking, Emmy-nominated Canadian sketch comedy series featuring comedians Dave Foley, Bruce McCulloch, Kevin McDonald, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson are available for fans to relive their favorite characters and sketches from Cabbage Head to Chicken Lady to Head Crusher.
Kin – New Series Premieres Thursday, September 9
New AMC+ Original series starring Charlie Cox (Daredevil), Aidan Gillen (Game of Thrones), Ciarán Hinds (Game of Thrones) and breakthrough Irish actress Clare Dunne (Herself) charts the lives of a fictional Dublin family embroiled in a gangland war and speaks to the enduring unbreakable bonds of blood and family. Kin goes behind the headlines, a study on the inner workings of Gangland Dublin, both familial drama and a thrilling David vs Goliath crime story.
Dead Places – New Series Premieres Thursday, September 9
An author who has dedicated his career to solving paranormal cases, returns home to South Africa to investigate the biggest mystery of his life: His sister’s death in a water canal 20 years ago. *ALLBLK/Sundance Now
True Crime Story: It Couldn’t Happen Here – New Series Premieres Thursday, September 9
In It Couldn’t Happen Here, life-long small-town community member and advocate Hilarie Burton
Morgan (One Tree Hill, The Walking Dead, Friday Night in with The Morgans) visits different small towns in an effort to shine a much-needed light on the unique ways in which crime impacts rural communities and their judicial systems. Too often the heartbreaking events in these towns are largely overlooked because they lack the national media platforms and advocacy resources found in larger cities.
In each episode, Hilarie hears the facts of the case from family members and local insiders in an attempt to understand the challenges the community faced investigating the crime, learn the lasting impact the crime has had on the fabric of the town, and ultimately call attention to where justice currently stands. Hilarie embraces these communities, where many know not just the victims, but the perpetrators and those who enable them.
Martyr’s Lane – Premieres Thursday, September 9
Leah, 10, lives in a large, run-down vicarage with her parents and hostile older sister. She can’t quite work out why her mother seems distant, and is fascinated by the locket she wears around her neck. At night the vicarage seems to come alive with sounds. One morning, Leah spots the locket left on the bathroom shelf. She opens it and steals what she finds inside, sparking a chain of events that will turn the sounds that she hears at night into something much more frightening. *Shudder Original
Slasher: Flesh & Blood – New Episodes Continue Every Thursday with the Season Finale on September 16
Starring horror legend David Cronenberg (The Fly, Videodrome), the series follows a wealthy, dysfunctional family that gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. Nothing is what it seems and no one is safe as the tension – and body count – ratchets up. *Shudder Original Series
Cheyenne & Lola – Season 1 Binge Premieres Thursday, September 16
Cheyenne, 35, recently released from prison, is a tattoo artist who cleans the ferries between France and the UK to save money for a future life. Lola, 25, is a beautiful Parisian woman, selfish and ruthless, who has just arrived in the North of France to move in with her lover. The past catches up with Cheyenne when she witnesses Lola killing her lover’s wife. Cheyenne assumes she’s going to be accused of the crime and Cheyenne & Lola ripen into a ruthless duo… (French Language Drama) *Sundance Now Exclusive Series
Manhattan – Season 1 Binge Premieres Thursday, September 16
In 1943, in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a team of government scientists is working on the top-secret Manhattan Project in a race to produce an atomic bomb before the Nazis. Meanwhile, their families adjust to life on the military base. Starring Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Chernus and Christopher Denham.
Creepshow – Season 3 Premieres Thursday, September 23
Based on the 1982 horror comedy classic, the anthology Creepshow returns for a third season and is still the most fun you’ll ever have being scared! From showrunner Greg Nicotero (The Walking Dead), a comic book comes to life in a series of vignettes, exploring terrors ranging from murder, creatures, monsters, and delusions to the supernatural and unexplainable. You never know what will be on the next page. *Shudder Original Series
Manhattan – Season 2 Binge Premieres Thursday, September 23
The second season of the critically acclaimed series takes viewers inside the world’s most secretive city where, locked away, the scientists and their families surrender to freedoms, compromise their marriages, and even sacrifice their sanity to end one war and usher in another – the Cold War waiting just over the atomic horizon.
Eli Roth’s History Of Horror – Season 3 Premieres Saturday, September 25
This season continues to explore the fun and the fear of scary films – both timeless classics and wildly frightening films that flew under the radar – with episodes exploring a variety of themes including Infections, Psychics, Sequels (That Don’t Suck), Holiday Horror, Apocalyptic Horror, and Mad Scientists. Master of Horror Eli Roth returns as host, with an all-star lineup of interviewees including Cate Blanchett, Jamie Lee Curtis, Quentin Tarantino, Jennifer Tilly, Geena Davis, Jeffrey Combs, Rob Zombie, Edgar Wright, Greg Nicotero, Robert Englund, Meat Loaf, Giovanni Ribisi, Vanessa Hudgens, Jonah Ray, Margaret Cho and more.
The Walking Dead: World Beyond – Early Access to Season 2 Begins Sunday, September 26; Subsequent Episodes Continue to Debut on AMC+ One Week Ahead of Linear Premieres
Season two of The Walking Dead: World Beyond concludes the epic story of Iris (Aliyah Royale), Hope (Alexa Mansour), Elton (Nicolas Cantu), and Silas (Hal Cumpston) — four friends who journeyed across the country on a mission that transformed everything they knew about themselves and the world. As they face off against the mysterious Civic Republic Military and fight for control of their own destiny, goals will shift, bonds will form and crumble, and innocence will be both lost and found.
The Walking Dead World Beyond: Episode Diaries– Season 2 Premieres Sunday, September 26
Dive deeper into AMC’s newest franchise in The Walking Dead Universe with World Beyond: Episode Diaries, featuring bonus editions of the first season with behind-the-scenes footage and exclusive interviews with the cast and creators. *AMC+ Exclusive Series
Official Secrets – Premieres Wednesday, September 29
She risked everything to stop an unjust war. Her government called her a traitor. Based on world-shaking true events, Official Secrets tells the gripping story of Katharine Gun (Keira Knightley), a British intelligence specialist whose job involves routine handline of classified information. One day in 2003, in the lead up to the Iraq War, Gun receives a memo from the NSA with a shocking directive: The United States is enlisting Britain’s help in collecting compromising information on United Nations Security Council member in order to blackmail them into voting in favor of an invasion of Iraq. Unable to stand by and watch the world be rushed into an illegal war, Gun makes the gut-wrenching decision to defy her government and leak the memo to press, setting off an explosive chain of events. *IFC Films Unlimited
Séance – Premieres Wednesday, September 29
Camille Meadows is the new girl at the prestigious Edelvine Academy for Girls. Soon after her arrival, six girls invite her to join them in a late-night ritual, calling forth the spirit of a dead former student who reportedly haunts their halls. But before morning, one of the girls is dead, leaving the others wondering what they may have awakened. *Shudder Exclusive
Good Grief – Season 1 Binge Premieres Thursday, September 30
Two sisters inherit a funeral home – and its eccentric employees – from their koro. While Ellie is keen to uphold her grandfather’s legacy, Gwen can’t wait to go DJ in Bali. Can they figure out their lives while staring death in the face? *Sundance Now/IFC Original Series
Ragdoll – Season 1 Premieres Thursday, November 11
From the award-winning producers of Killing Eve comes a new AMC+ Original series. Six people have been murdered, dismembered and sewn into the shape of one grotesque body — nicknamed the ‘Ragdoll.’ Assigned to this shocking case are newly-reinstated DS Nathan Rose (Henry Lloyd-Hughes); his best friend and boss, DI Emily Baxter (Thalissa Teixeira); and the unit’s new recruit, DC Lake Edmunds (Lucy Hale). The ‘Ragdoll Killer’ taunts the police by sending them a list of his next victims, with Rose’s name at the very end.
And with those victims to protect, our heroes soon come under intense public scrutiny. A gruesomely imaginative serial killer thriller, Ragdoll captures the fascinating but flawed friends struggling with the consequences of institutionalization and trauma. Executive produced and commissioned by AMC and UKTV’s Alibi, and executive produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd. (Killing Eve), with Freddy Syborn (Ms. Marvel, Bad Education) as lead writer and executive producer.
Anna – Premieres Thursday, November 18
Anna is a dystopian story of a ravaged world destroyed by a virus which kills adults but spares children. Set amongst parched fields and mysterious forests, the crumbling hulks of shopping malls and abandoned cities pierce deserted wide-open spaces on an island reclaimed by nature and run by savage communities of survivors, most of whom are children.
Anna only has one guide: a book left by her mother with instructions on how to survive. But, with each passing day she discovers that the old rules no longer apply, and instead has to make up new ones as she goes along.