JASON SEGEL’S DISPATCHES FROM ELSEWHERE STARRING SEGEL, SALLY FIELD, RICHARD E. GRANT, ANDRÉ BENJAMIN AND EVE LINDLEY SET FOR TWO-NIGHT PREMIERE EVENT ON
SUNDAY, MARCH 1, 2020 AT 10PM ET/9c
AND MONDAY, MARCH 2, 2020 AT 10PM ET/9c
AMC SHARES FIRST-LOOK PHOTOS FROM TEN-EPISODE ORIGINAL SERIES
“For the very first time since I was very young, I felt like…there was magic. Real magic.
And maybe I could be a part of it.” – Peter (Segel)
NEW YORK, NY– December 5, 2019 – AMC’s original anthology series Dispatches from Elsewhere, created by and starring Jason Segel (How I Met Your Mother, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), will debut with a two-night premiere event on Sunday, March 1 and Monday, March 2, 2020. The premiere episode will air Sunday, March 1 at 10:00 p.m. ET/9c following The Walking Dead with the second episode airing the next night in the series’ regular time slot on Monday, March 2 at 10pm ET/9c, following Better Call Saul.
Starring alongside Segel are Academy® and Emmy Award®-winner Sally Field (Maniac, Lincoln), Academy Award®-nominee Richard E. Grant (Can You Ever Forgive Me?), multi-Grammy Award®-winner André Benjamin (American Crime) and Eve Lindley (Mr. Robot).
The ten-hour series is centered around four ordinary people who feel there’s something missing in their lives, but they can’t quite put their finger on what it is. This diverse foursome is brought together by chance – or perhaps it’s by design – when they stumble onto a puzzle hiding just behind the veil of everyday life. As they begin to accept the mysterious ‘Dispatches from Elsewhere’ challenges, they come to find that the mystery winds deeper than they imagined, and their eyes are opened to a world of possibility and magic.
Shot in Philadelphia, the AMC Studios production is executive produced by Segel, along with Academy Award®-winner Scott Rudin (Lady Bird, Fences), showrunner Mark Friedman (Wayward Pines), Academy Award®-nominee Garrett Basch (My Dinner with Hervé, The Night Of), Academy Award®-nominee Eli Bush (Lady Bird, Isle of Dogs), Jeff Freilich (Lodge 49, Grace and Frankie) and Alethea Jones (Queen America, Lodge 49).
For updates on AMC, please check out:
Website: Dispatches From Elsewhere
AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with Mad Men in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before Breaking Bad won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series The Walking Dead is the highest-rated series in cable history. AMC’s current original drama series are Better Call Saul, Fear the Walking Dead, The Terror, Preacher, McMafia, Lodge 49, NOS4A2, as well as the forthcoming series Dispatches from Elsewhere, Quiz, a third show from the world of The Walking Dead, an episodic anthology from Will Bridges and Brett Goldstein, and the recently greenlit 61st Street and Kevin Can F**k Himself. AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like Talking Dead, AMC Visionaries and Ride with Norman Reedus. AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.
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