AMC Announces Fall and Winter 2020-21 Premiere Dates


AMC Networks announced their Fall and Winter 2020-21 premiere dates today for several returning series and specials, but also a few new ones. Among the new series are The Salisbury Poisonings and Gangs of London which will both initially premiere on AMC+, the new premium subscription service offered by AMC.

As previously announced during Comic-Con@Home, The Walking Dead season 10 finale date was revealed to be October 4 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT alongside the highly anticipated The Walking Dead: World Beyond which will air immediately after the finale at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT and Fear the Walking Dead’s season 6 premiere on Sunday, October 11 at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT.


  • Soulmates, premieres Monday, October 5 at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT

Soulmates explores the nature of romantic love. With new scientific advancements that can change the lives of everyone, there is now a test that can unequivocally tell you who your soulmate is.

  • The Salisbury Poisonings, all four episodes drop on AMC+ on Thursday, October 1; debuts on AMC early next year

The Salisbury Poisonings tells the story of how ordinary people and public services reacted to a crisis right on their doorstep, displaying extraordinary heroism as their city became the focus of an unprecedented national emergency.

  • Gangs of London, the first three episodes drop on AMC+ on Thursday, October 1 with weekly episodes; debuts on AMC early next year

Coming off of a successful first season, Gangs of London shows a city being torn apart by the turbulent power struggles of the international gangs that control it and the sudden power vacuum that’s created when the head of London’s most powerful crime families, Finn Wallace (Colm Meaney), is assassinated.

  • Eli Roth’s History of Horror Season Two, premieres Saturday, October 10 at 10 p.m. ET/9 p.m. CT

Season two of Eli Roth’s History of Horror will explore even further into the dark power and wicked fun of scary movies, what went into making them, and the ways that horror films reflect the anxieties of their times.


  • Planet Earth: A Celebration, premieres Monday, August 31 at 8:00 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on BBC America, AMC, IFC, and SundanceTV

Highlighting sequences from Blue Planet II and Planet Earth II that are set to be narrated by Sir David Attenborough, award-winning composer Hans Zimmer, Jacob Shea, and the Bleeding Fingers team have made upgrades the compositions and original scores that will help showcase the adrenaline and action packed environments in a new way.

  • Top Gear, premieres Sunday, August 30 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT

The return of the largest motoring entertainment show promises viewers that there will be bungee jumping in a car, a race between a fighter jet and McLaren hypercar, a road trip through Peru and more mischief as they travel the globe in pursuit of hijinks and motoring mayhem.

  • Wonderstruck – Animal Babies, premieres Saturday, September 12 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT

Showcasing three heart-warming tales of three baby animals that are growing up in challenging environments — the mountains, the open plains of Africa, and water — the films will show their first breaths, steps, and feeds in the toughest but most beautiful sceneries on the planet.

  • Doctor Who: The Faceless Ones, premieres Wednesday, October 7 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT and Thursday, October 8 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT

The Faceless Ones sees the TARDIS arrive on Earth at a runway at Gatwick Airport in England, where the Doctor and his companions encounter sinister identity-stealing aliens, the Chameleons.

  • The Graham Norton Show, premieres Fall 2020

The Graham Norton Show is set to return with even more of the biggest celebrities while having the brightest conversations on television.

  • Doctor Who Festive Special: Revolution of the Daleks, premieres this Holiday Season

In the once in a lifetime special, fans will see the return of one of the Doctor’s biggest and most feared enemies – the Daleks.

  • The Watch, premieres January 2021

In the new series, a group of misfits find themselves saving the world, surprising everyone in the process. Having to pit trolls, wizards, werewolves, and other improbable heroes against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon that would lead to the destruction of life as they know it.


  • Baroness von Sketch Show Season 5, premieres Wednesday, October 14

The critically acclaimed sketch comedy series will return for its fifth and final season and continue its exploration of the angst and absurdity of modern life, delivering their observations in bite-sized nuggets of fun.


  • The A Word Season 3, premieres Wednesday, November 4 at 11:00 p.m. ET/ 10 p.m. CT

In the two years since the shows second season, everything has changed. The 6-part drama revisits the funny, messy, mixed-up lives of the extended Hughes and Scott family as they struggle to meet the real challenges of parenthood, disability, and separation.

  • Deutschland 89, premieres Thursday, October 29 at 11:00 p.m. ET/10 p.m. CT

When the Berlin Wall collapses superspy Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) gets involved and must deal with the consequences. The peaceful revolution has thrown his world into turmoil. He and his fellow agents at the HVA (East German Foreign Intelligence) are reeling. Their government has collapsed, their organization is in chaos and their futures are uncertain, at best. How will they play the next hand?

Haley joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2019 as a Writer and Editor. Her main fandoms include Criminal Minds, Wrestling, and The Walking Dead. You can find her on Twitter @haleyanne_.

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