AMC Networks' June Highlights: Orphan Black: Echoes, Domino Day, My Life is Murder & Snowpiercer

AMC Networks' June Highlights Include "Orphan Black: Echoes," "Domino Day," "My Life is Murder" and "Snowpiercer" Binge



New York, NY - May 16, 2024 - This June, AMC Networks features the debut of the long-awaited new AMC series Orphan Black: Echoes, starring Krysten Ritter (Marvel's Jessica Jones, Love and Death, Breaking Bad) and Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, Line of Duty), new Sundance Now supernatural drama Domino Day and the return of Acorn TV's popular My Life is Murder, starring Lucy Lawless (Spartacus, Xena: Warrior Princess), among other new series, films and specials across its suite of targeted streaming services.

AMC+ continues film premieres every week including sharks on a plane thriller No Way Up, starring Colm Meaney (Gangs of London, Hell on Wheels), Shudder's Korean supernatural horror film Exhuma and period psychological thriller The Devil's Bath. AMC+ also celebrates Pride Month with a collection of programming featuring signature series such as Interview with the Vampire, Orphan Black, Killing Eve, Portlandia and This Is Going To Hurt, and a curated selection of feature films and documentaries, including Monica, Bad Things, Blue is the Warmest Color, and Weekend.

These films, series and more join an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, beloved franchises, highly anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, Shudder, Sundance Now, and anime-focused HIDIVE, all month long.


• My Life is Murder Season 4 (Acorn TV Original Series)

New Season Premieres on Acorn TV and BBC America Monday, June 17 (9pm ET/PT on BBC America)

Eight new mysteries. Eight new worlds. Eight diabolical killers that only Alexa Crowe (Lucy Lawless) can catch. But this time, Alexa is bringing her friends and family along for the ride: Tech guru Madison (Ebony Vagulans, The Furies) is stepping up, contributing her considerable technical skills to Alexa's investigations and the two of them have fallen into a comfortable mentor-mentee relationship. Though neither of them will ever agree on who is the mentor and who is the student. Cafe owner Reuben (Joe Naufahu, Game of Thrones) is stepping in. Brother Will (Martin Henderson, Grey's Anatomy) is staying close. Detective Harry (Rawiri Jobe, Shortland Street) has her back and cranky cat, Chowder, can't help complicating everything. 

• Harry Wild Season 3 (Acorn TV Original Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Monday on Acorn TV and BBC America Until Season Finale on June 10 (9pm ET/PT on BBC America)

Harry (Jane Seymour, The Kominsky Method; Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman) and Fergus (Rohan Nedd, Whitstable Pearl) are hired to prove the lead singer of Ireland's hottest boy band didn't kill himself, find out who decapitated a woman in a busy restaurant, discover who murdered a despotic director on the set of Ireland's leading daytime soap opera, work out how a mystery writer managed to shoot himself in a locked panic room without a gun, and more. Meanwhile, with the agency still as busy as ever, Harry and Fergus have to find a way to balance work and life as Fergus plans to contest Paula's (Samantha Mumba, The Time Machine, Evolution) custody claim to his sister. The series also stars Kevin Ryan (Guilt, Copper) as Harry's son and senior police detective; Amy Huberman (Finding Joy, Striking Out) as Harry's daughter-in-law; as well as Paul Tylak (Kin), and Rose O'Neill.

• The Truth (Acorn TV Exclusive Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Monday Until Season Finale on June 17

Israeli courtroom drama opens on the day a controversial murder case is to be given a final verdict, and an identical murder takes place. Young detective Racheli Zabatani must revisit the past to figure out the mysteries of the present. Starring Vanessa Dimitrova, Tyler Williams and Angelita Bushey.


• Deb's House (ALLBLK Original Series)

New Competition Reality Series Premieres on ALLBLK and WE tv Friday, June 14

Armed with 25 years of industry wisdom, famed music mogul Deb Antney is on a mission to uncover and shape the future of female rap talent. After identifying eight up-and-coming artists, the ladies move into Deb's House, competing to become her next rap protégé. Beyond seeking exceptional lyricism, Ms. Deb is seeking women with unwavering dedication and the willingness to make sacrifices on the road to hip-hop stardom. Completely stripped down to their raw potential, the competition unfolds as a fierce test of sisterhood, resilience, and talent, where only the most tenacious can be crowned as Ms. Deb's "chosen one." Who will shoot to the top of the charts and who will crumble under the pressure?

• Makeup x Breakup Season 3 (ALLBLK Original Series)

New Season Premieres Thursday, June 6

Returning for its third installment, Makeup x Breakup fast forwards to present day, focusing on the different ways love presents itself by breaking all the rules and challenging traditional norms. In the first episode, we visit Brooke present day and learn that she is engaged to Vaughn. Laura is stressed trying to find a vision for her wedding and Blake reconnects with an old flame. Kyle has an awkward moment with Amber.

• The Barnes Bunch (WE tv Original Series on ALLBLK)

New Episodes Continue Every Tuesday until Season Finale on June 11

NBA champion Matt Barnes and model Anansa Sims navigate love, forgiveness, and personal growth while reconciling their past. Amid their chaotic lives with a blended family of 6 kids, now, they confront the challenge of conquering their complex history to forge a future together and build a lasting union. The stakes are even higher as they navigate co-parenting, family dynamics, fame, and Matt's growing empire.

• My Mane Problem Season 2 (ALLBLK Original Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Thursday Until Season Finale on June 13

Celebrity stylist Dr. Boogie is back as he gives renewed hope and self-confidence to real people confronting very personal hair journeys as My Mane Problem returns for its second season. A bad hairstyle can look, feel and be life-ruining, however, Dr. Boogie is here to transform individuals in an amazing way but also dig deeper to fix what's going on inside and OUTside their head. In the season finale, best friends Danielle and LaPrincia neglect their real hair, instead hiding it under wigs and extensions. Dr. Boogie gives them new looks they will love. Next, Carla turns to Dr. Boogie for help with her severely damaged scalp.

On AMC+ (also includes Shudder and Sundance Now):

• Orphan Black: Echoes (AMC Original Series)

New Series Premieres on AMC, AMC+ and BBC America Sunday, June 23 (10pm ET/PT on AMC and BBC America)

Starring and executive produced by Krysten Ritter (Marvel's Jessica Jones, Love and Death, Breaking Bad), Orphan Black: Echoes is set in the near future and takes a deep dive into the exploration of the scientific manipulation of human existence. It follows a group of women as they weave their way into each other's lives and embark on a thrilling journey, unraveling the mystery of their identity and uncovering a wrenching story of love and betrayal. Ritter plays Lucy, a woman with an unimaginable origin story, trying to find her place in the world. The series also stars Keeley Hawes (Bodyguard, It's A Sin, Line of Duty), Amanda Fix (North of Normal, High School), Avan Jogia (Now Apocalypse, Zombieland: Double Tap), Rya Kihlstedt (A Teacher, One Mississippi) and James Hiroyuki Liao (Barry, The Dropout).

• Anne Rice's Interview with the Vampire Season 2 (AMC Original Series)

New Episodes Continue Sundays on AMC and AMC+ Until the Season Finale on June 30 (9pm on AMC)

The interview continues in season two. In the year 2022, the vampire Louis de Pointe du Lac (Jacob Anderson) recounts his life story to journalist Daniel Molloy (Eric Bogosian). Picking up from the bloody events in New Orleans in 1940 when Louis and teen fledgling Claudia (Delainey Hayles) conspired to kill the Vampire Lestat de Lioncourt (Sam Reid), Louis tells of his adventures in Europe, a quest to discover Old World Vampires and the Theatre Des Vampires in Paris, with Claudia. It is in Paris that Louis first meets the Vampire Armand (Assad Zaman). Their courtship and love affair will prove to have devastating consequences both in the past and in the future, and Molloy will probe to get to the truths buried within the memories.

• Snowpiercer

Seasons 1-2 Available Saturday, June 1; Season 3 Available Saturday, June 8

Award winning dystopian thriller set more than seven years after the world has become a frozen wasteland, Snowpiercer centers on the remnants of humanity who inhabit a perpetually moving train, with 1001 cars, that circles the globe. Class warfare, social injustice and the politics of survival play out in this riveting television adaptation starring Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind) and Daveed Diggs (Hamilton).

• No Way Up (AMC+ Exclusive Film)

New Film Premieres Friday, June 7

From director Claudio Fäh (Northmen - A Viking Saga), an airliner crashes into the Pacific Ocean and comes to rest perilously close to the edge of a deep ravine, leaving the surviving passengers and crew trapped in an air pocket. With their air supply rapidly running out, a nightmare fight for survival ensues as dangers from all sides hone-in on them. Starring Colm Meaney (Gangs of London, Hell on Wheels).


• The Dangers in My Heart Season 2 (HIDIVE Exclusive)

English Dub Premiere on June 15

The wait will soon be over for English dub fans of The Dangers in My Heart when the hit rom-com, slice of life series returns with its Season 2 premiere on June 15, followed by new dub episodes every Saturday. Fascinated by murder and all things macabre, Kyotaro daydreams of acting out his twisted fantasies on his unsuspecting classmates - but an encounter with Anna Yamada, the gorgeous class idol, lights a spark in the darkness of his heart. It's a classic tale of an antisocial boy falling for a popular girl, but neither are whom they appear to be at first glance. Will Kyotaro and Anna defy their expectations of each other - and of themselves? The Dangers in My Heart Season 2 is directed by Hiroaki Akagi, written by Jukki Hanada and produced by Shin-Ei Animation.

• The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior (HIDIVE Exclusive)

New English Dub Episodes on Wednesdays Throughout June

The popular fantasy romance series The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior is back and now available in English dub with new dub episodes every Wednesday in June. It's one thing to get reincarnated as a righteous hero. It's another thing entirely to get reincarnated as a scumbag villain! Our protagonist was just reincarnated into the body of Princess Pride Royal Ivy, the all-around nasty noble, final boss and ultimate villain of her favorite otome game. But evil just isn't her style, so she'll use Princess Pride's OP abilities and ultimate powers to sow peace and love instead of discord! Can she change the fate of this vile villainess, or is her role in the story already rotten to the core? The Most Heretical Last Boss Queen: From Villainess to Savior is directed by Norio Nitta, written by Deko Akao and produced by OLM Team Yoshioka.

• Ya Boy Kongming! Road to Summer Sonia (HIDIVE Exclusive)

Streaming Now

The legendary character Zhuge Kongming has returned but this time on the big screen in Ya Boy Kongming! Road to Summer Sonia, a new compilation movie of the original 12-episode comedy musical series based on the award winning manga by Yuto Yotsuba. In the year 234, a dying Zhuge Kongming's thoughts wander over his life as one of China's greatest military strategists and statesmen, wondering what might have been had he been born in less turbulent times. Inexplicably, Kongming finds himself in a younger body in a very strange land - modern Japan! Destiny now calls in the entrancing voice of aspiring singer Eiko Tsukimi. Learning of her troubles in becoming a professional, Kongming's quest is secured: making Eiko a star! Pity now the executives of the Japanese music industry, for they are but mere men, and they face the promotional assault of a legend reborn: YA BOY KONGMING! Ya Boy Kongming! Road to Summer Sonia is directed by Shū Honma, written by Yōko Yonaiyama and produced by P.A. Works.

On SHUDDER (also available on AMC+):

• Exhuma (Shudder Exclusive Film)

New Film Premieres Friday, June 14

When a renowned shaman (KIM Go-Eun) and her protégé (Lee Do-hyun) are hired by a wealthy, enigmatic family, they begin investigating the cause of a disturbing supernatural illness that affects only the first-born children of each generation. With the help of a knowledgeable mortician (YOO Hai-jin) and the country's most revered geomancer (CHOI Min-sik), they soon trace the affliction's origin to a long-hidden family grave located on sacred ground. Sensing an ominous aura surrounding the burial site, the team opts to exhume and relocate the ancestral remains immediately. But as something much darker emerges, they soon discover what befalls those who dare to mess with the wrong grave.

• The Devil's Bath (Shudder Original Film)

New Film Premieres Friday, June 28

In 1750 Austria, a deeply religious woman named Agnes has just married her beloved, but her mind and heart soon grow heavy as her life becomes a long list of chores and expectations. Day after day, she is increasingly trapped in a murky and lonely path leading to evil thoughts, until the possibility of committing a shocking act of violence seems like the only way out of her inner prison. Giving a voice to the invisible and unheard women of the rural past, THE DEVIL'S BATH is based on historical court records about a shocking, hitherto unexplored chapter of European history.

· Dracula

Limited Series Binge Premieres Sunday, June 16

Golden Globe winner Jonathan Rhys Meyers (The Tudors) stars as Dracula, arriving in London and posing as an American entrepreneur who wants to bring modern science to Victorian society. He's especially interested in the new technology of electricity, which promises to brighten the night - useful for someone who avoids the sun. But he has another reason for his travels: He hopes to take revenge on those who cursed him with immortality centuries earlier. Everything seems to be going according to plan... until he becomes infatuated with a woman who appears to be a reincarnation of his dead wife.

• The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs Season 6 (Shudder Original Series)

LIVE Watch Parties Continue Every Other Friday (June 7 and June 21) at 9pm ET on Shudder TV and AMC+ TV

The supersized sixth season continues with all-new episodes available on Shudder and AMC+ biweekly.

On SUNDANCE NOW (also available on AMC+):

• Domino Day (Sundance Now Original Series)

New Series Premieres Thursday, June 27 with Two Episodes, Then New Episodes Every Thursday Until the Season Finale on July 25

The supernatural series stars from Lauren Sequeira (Gangs of London) stars BAFTA-nominated Siena Kelly (Adult Material) as Domino Day, a young woman on all the dating apps. But Domino isn't swiping to find her soulmate - she's swiping to hunt. A young witch with extraordinary powers, Domino is desperately seeking a community that can help her understand who she is, but she doesn't need to look far, as a coven of witches is already tracking her every move, convinced they have to stop her before her powers destroy everyone and everything around her. When a dangerous figure from Domino's past comes back to haunt her, will it be a fresh start for them all or a final showdown?

• Total Control Season 3 (Sundance Now Exclusive Series)

New Episodes Continue Every Thursday Until the Season Finale on June 13

Picking up almost two years after the explosive events of the second season, outsider turned kingmaker, Alex Irving (Deborah Mailman, Cleverman), is completely at home in the nation's capital. Meanwhile Rachel Anderson (Rachel Griffiths, Six Feet Under), now an occasional ally, is threatening to upend the entire system by establishing her own political party. However, as Alex attempts to carve out a nation changing legacy, a controversy engineered by her enemies threatens to destroy her career and public reputation. Alex must make a choice: either she can stay true to her principles and accept defeat, or she can get her hands dirty and fight back.

• Steeltown Murders

True Crime Drama Binge Premieres Thursday, June 20

Set in both 1973 and the early 2000s, Steeltown Murders follows the hunt for a killer in the Port Talbot area of Wales, and how in the first case of its kind, the mystery was solved nearly 30 years after the crime, using modern DNA analysis. Contrasting police methods of the 1970s with the forensic breakthroughs of the 2000s, the limited series is a portrait of a town dealing with the repercussions of an unsolved case three decades later, and asks if justice can ever truly be found.


About AMC Networks:

AMC Networks (Nasdaq: AMCX) is home to many of the greatest stories and characters in TV and film and the premier destination for passionate and engaged fan communities around the world. The company creates and curates celebrated series and films across distinct brands and makes them available to audiences everywhere. Its portfolio includes targeted streaming services AMC+, Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now, ALLBLK and HIDIVE; cable networks AMC, BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Studios, which includes U.S. distribution and sales responsibilities for BBC News), IFC, SundanceTV and WE tv; and film distribution labels IFC Films and RLJE Films. The company also operates AMC Studios, its in-house studio, production and distribution operation behind acclaimed and fan-favorite originals including The Walking Dead Universe and the Anne Rice Immortal Universe; and AMC Networks International, its international programming business.

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