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AMC Renews Preacher for Season 2 Expands to 13 Episodes

by on June 29, 2016
 

It’s official. The Preacher has spoken, and the word is good: AMC has renewed the twisted, critically acclaimed, series for a second season, and bumped its episode order to 13 (from season 1’s 10.)

This is good news. In my review of the pilot I remarked that I was afraid that the complex plot may turn some away was completely wrong. I’ve never been happy to be so wrong: Preacher is the #2 new series on cable this year among adults 18-49 and 25-53 and is averaging 3.3 million viewers per episode (by way of comparison, AMC’s critically acclaimed drama Mad Men saw 3.287 million viewers tune in for its final episode, so not a bad place for Preacher to be.)

Have you missed an episode or two?

Well this tonight, AMC will air a “Preacher” catch-up/DVR marathon of the first five episodes of the current season, starting at 9:00 p.m. and running through 2:35 a.m. Friday morning.

The sixth episode appears on AMC this Sunday in the show’s regular timeslot at 9:00 p.m.

Or, if you just want a quick hit of the highlights you can read my reviews: pilot, episode 1, episode 2, episode 3, and episode 4)

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