[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he second season of the epic modern western series Hell on Wheels will run exclusively on Sundance Channel from 3 February to 7 April at 10pm on Astro b.yond (channel 438). Series Stars Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common, Dominique McElligott, Christopher Heyerdahl, Robin McLeavy, Tom Noonan, Ben Esler, Philip Burke and Eddie Spears
The second season of the acclaimed drama on Sundance Channel’s US sister network, AMC, attracted an average of 3.2 million viewers. The exclusive premiere on Sundance Channel highlights the network’s commitment to delivering bold and uncompromising original programming, films, documentaries and specials to audiences in Malaysia.
Season two of Hell on Wheels will continue the story of Cullen Bohannon (played by Anson Mount), whose journey west is filled with turmoil and danger as he struggles to leave a troubled past behind. Centered around the treacherous traveling town that follows and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, the series examines the greed and corruption in man’s constant fight for power.
Hell on Wheels also stars Common as Elam Ferguson, an emancipated slave working to achieve true freedom in a world entrenched in prejudice; Colm Meaney as Thomas “Doc” Durant, a greedy entrepreneur taking full advantage of the changing times; Dominique McElligott as Lily Bell, a newly widowed woman trying to survive in a man’s world; Christopher Heyerdahl as The Swede, once seated as Durant’s second in command, he is now trying to reclaim the power he once had; Robin McLeavy as Eva, a former prostitute involved in a love triangle; Tom Noonan as Reverend Cole, a troubled man of God; Ben Esler as Sean McGinnes and Philip Burke as Mickey McGinnes, two young brothers looking to find their fortune in the new West; and Eddie Spears as Joseph Black Moon, a Native American man torn between his culture and the changing world around him.
John Shiban (Breaking Bad, The X-Files), Joe and Tony Gayton (Faster, Uncommon Valor) and Endemol USA’s Jeremy Gold serve as executive producers on the series. The 10-episode one-hour drama is produced by Endemol USA with Entertainment One (eOne) serving as the studio. eOne’s Television CEO John Morayniss and EVP of series television Michael Rosenberg, oversee production in partnership with co-producers Mike Frislev and Chad Oakes at Nomadic Pictures. AMC’s Joel Stillerman, SVP of original programming, production and digital content, Susie Fitzgerald, SVP of scripted programming and Jason Fisher, SVP of production oversee development and production for Sundance Channel’s sister network.
About Sundance Channel
Dedicated to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, imaginative and uncompromising, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of high-quality independent films, documentaries and original programs. In addition to being widely distributed throughout North America, Sundance Channel is available throughout Europe and Asia. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel is a highly recognizable and magnetic brand that is available in HD and across multiple platforms.
About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming origination and distribution company.