AMC Global has acquired the year-round documentary series “AMC Visionaries” for Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The AMC Studios series partners with prolific artists to present the untold stories and fascinating histories of pop culture genres from the masters themselves. Instalments in the series will include “AMC Visionaries: Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics,” “AMC Visionaries: James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction,” “AMC Visionaries: Eli Roth’s History of Horror” (working title) and “AMC Visionaries: Rap Yearbook” (working title). The first instalments will premiere later this year with further instalments to follow next year.
“The ‘AMC Visionaries’ series is a fascinating collection of nonfiction programming and an incredibly exciting acquisition for AMC Global, perfectly complementing our diverse range of world class dramas, “ said Patrick Connolly, Vice President of Programming, AMC and SundanceTV Global. “The series offers unique insights into popular culture in all its diversity and brings together an enormous variety of artists, all leaders, experts and true visionaries in their respective fields.”