***AMC TUNE-IN ALERT***
TUNE-IN SUNDAY, OCTOBER 7 FOR THE TWO-PART SEASON FINALE OF AMC'S HIT DRAMA
"HELL ON WHEELS"
Final Installment of Award-Winning Mini-Series "Into The West" Airs as Lead-in
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – The two-part season finale of "Hell on Wheels," airing Sunday, October 7th begins at 9pm ET/PT, with "Blood Moon," which finds the town celebrating as Cullen prepares for battle. Then, in the season conclusion, "Blood Moon Rising" airing at 10pm ET/PT, Cullen fights to save Hell on Wheels.
The sixth and final installment of "Into the West," "Ghost Dance," at 7pm ET/PT directed by Jeremy Podeswa (Carnivale, Six Feet Under), chronicles the events leading to the massacre at Wounded Knee.
The 2005 Emmy-winning mini-series, "Into the West," was produced by TNT in association with DreamWorks Television and executive producer Steven Spielberg, and last aired in 2009. "Hell on Wheels" and "Into the West" are available on every cable,satellite and TelCo provider except the Dish network.
Season two of "Hell on Wheels," which has been delivering an average of 2.4 million viewers Sunday's at 9pm, continues the story of Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), whose journey west is filled with turmoil and danger as he struggles to leave a troubled past behind. Centered around the treacherous traveling town that follows and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad, the series examines the greed and corruption in man's constant fight for power. Starring Anson Mount as former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, "Hell on Wheels" is executive produced by John Shiban ("Breaking Bad," "The X-Files"), Joe and Tony Gayton (Faster, Uncommon Valor) and Endemol USA's Jeremy Gold.
The colossal story of the opening of the American West, "Into the West" tells a dramatic, personal tale of the adventurous exploration of the American wilderness, the life-and-death struggle between the Native American and pioneer cultures,and the rush to riches in a new land and civilization. The landmark production was co-executive-produced by Darryl Frank (Taken, Las Vegas) and Justin Falvey (Las Vegas), co-heads of DreamWorks Television, and William Mastrosimone (Sinatra, The Burning Season), who also wrote the overall story for the series and the scripts for three of its installments with David A. Rosemont (executive producer of TNT's Purgatory and Emmy-winning Door to Door) serving as producer for the project. "Into the West's" enormous cast is headed by Matthew Settle (U-571, Band of Brothers); Skeet Ulrich (Miracles, As Good as It Gets); Michael Spears (Dances with Wolves, TNT's Broken Chain); Tonantzin Carmelo (King Rikki, 187 Shadow Lane); George Leach (DreamKeeper, After the Harvest) Zahn McClarnon (TNT's Crazy Horse and Cooperstown); and Eddie Spears, who also appears in "Hell on Wheels" as Joseph Black Moon.