The A Discovery of Witches TV show was a big hit on Sky One in the UK and Ireland and did so well on the Shudder, Sundance Now, and AMC Premiere streaming platforms, that parent-company AMC Networks decided to simulcast the first season on BBC America and AMC. While the series has already been renewed for a second and third season on Sky and the streaming services, how will it do on the US cable networks? Will season two of A Discovery of Witches be aired on AMC and/or BBC America? Stay tuned.
A supernatural drama, A Discovery of Witches stars Teresa Palmer, Matthew Goode, Edward Bluemel, Louise Brealey, Malin Buska, Aiysha Hart, Owen Teale, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford, Trevor Eve, and Lindsay Duncan. The fantasy BBC America and AMC love story is an adaptation of the first volume of the Deborah Harkness All Souls book trilogy. The story unfolds at Oxford University, in a world where witches, vampires, and daemons pass as humans. It centers on Diana Bishop (Palmer), who has been trying to avoid her family’s witchcraft legacy. When she stumbles upon a bewitched manuscript in Oxford’s Bodleian Library, she falls headlong into a perilous mystery and in the sights of the mysterious geneticist Matthew Clairmont (Goode), a vampire.
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What do you think? Do you like the A Discovery of Witches TV series? Should it be cancelled or renewed for a second season on AMC and/or BBC America?