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The Daily Beast: AMC's New Killer Drama, The Killing

Every now and then comes along a supremely smart, compulsively addictive serialized drama series that hooks you from the very first moments.

Welcome to The Killing, AMC's newest drama offering, which begins on Sunday evening (look for a review of the first three episodes before then) and is based on the hit Danish series Forbrydelsen.

Over at The Daily Beast, you can read my latest feature, in which I talk to executive producer Veena Sud and cast members Mireille Enos (Big Love) and Billy Campbell (The 4400) and explore the show's thematic similarities to another addictive mystery, Twin Peaks, and compare it to the disturbing trend of "murder porn" in most American television crime procedurals.

The Killing premieres with a special two-hour launch on Sunday at 9 pm ET/PT on AMC. You do not want to miss out on this remarkable new series!

Comments

givelovesolong said…
You were dead-on with your recommendation of "Terriers" -- so I am most certainly checking this out.
Anonymous said…
AMC has been involved in making some great original dramas and The Killing certainly doesn’t look like it would be an exception based on the incredible looking trailers. I can’t wait to watch the premiere tomorrow. I have a new high definition set up to watch it on as well so I’m excited since it will be the first show I get to watch from the very beginning in HD. As an employee of DISH Network I probably should have made the jump sooner but I waited until some great deals came along. And with the prices of HD TV’s getting so low and DISH offering HD free for life that time is here. Although to be honest, looking at the superb picture quality I kind of wish I had made the jump sooner.

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