A Discovery of Witches to Make Its Linear Debut in April!

Following its hugely successful premiere on AMC Networks’ streaming services Sundance Now and Shudder, A Discovery of Witches season one will make its network television debut on AMC and BBC America starting Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 PM ET/PT.

Second and third seasons of A Discovery of Witches have been announced for Sky, Sundance Now and Shudder. Series description follows.

Produced by Bad Wolf and adapted from Deborah Harkness’s critically-acclaimed and bestselling book of the same name, A Discovery of Witches is a modern-day love story, set in a world where witches, vampires and daemons secretly live and work alongside humans, hidden in plain sight. The Sky original production stars Emmy®-nominated Matthew Goode (The Crown) and Teresa Palmer (Hacksaw Ridge) along with Alex Kingston (Doctor Who), Valarie Pettiford (Being Mary Jane) and Owen Teale (Game of Thrones).

A Discovery of Witches – Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode), Diana Bishop (Teresa Palmer) – Photo by Robert Viglasky/Courtesy of SKY Productions/Sundance Now.

The series’ first season – which has been heralded as “elegant and satisfying” (Los Angeles Times), “the hot show that’s like Twilight meets Outlander” (Thrillist) and “elevat[ing] itself from its genre predecessors” (Uproxx) – will have an eight-week run on both networks, immediately following BBC AMERICA and AMC’s previously announced simulcast of Killing Eve at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Filmed in the UK at Wolf Studios Wales and on location in Oxford and Venice, A Discovery of Witches was adapted for screen by writer Kate Brooke (Mr. Selfridge), who also serves as executive producer. The co-founders of Bad Wolf, Jane Tranter (The Night Of, Succession),Julie Gardner (Doctor Who, Da Vinci’s Demons) and Lachlan MacKinnon (The White Princess, Burton & Taylor), are executive producers along with author Deborah Harkness. Juan Carlos Medina (Painless), Alice Troughton (Doctor Who) and Sarah Walker (Death in Paradise) direct.

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