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The Best Current AMC Shows 

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Updated May 19, 2020 902 votes 263 voters 10.1k views 19 items

The network that brought classics like Breaking Bad is still going strong, with many current shows on AMC killing it in the ratings and garnering some serious critical acclaim. The best AMC shows on now vary in terms of content, tone, and style, but they all provide relevant and thoughtful programming for viewers to enjoy. Wondering what to watch on AMC? Browse this list of AMC programs for suggestions. 

Which AMC shows currently airing are worth your time. The saga started in the aforementioned Breaking Bad is continued with the equally acclaimed sequel Better Call Saul, which explores the backstory of fan favorite Saul Goodman. The Walking Dead, an acclaimed AMC series with a huge cult following, is still coming out with new episodes and spawned the prequel Fear the Walking Dead. Newer shows - like Humans and Lodge 49 - are proving popular with fans as well. There is a lot of great AMC programming out there, so you'll be sure to find a lot of quality shows to watch on the network. 

Out of all the AMC shows on now, which ones are the best? Browse this list of popular AMC shows and vote your favorites up to the top. 

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The Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Andrew Lincoln, Jon Bernthal, Sarah Wayne Callies

Premiered: 2010

Genres (Tv): Apocalyptic and post-apocalyptic fiction, Suspense, Drama

The Walking Dead (A&E, 2010) is an American post-apocalyptic horror television series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore, and Charlie ...more

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Better Call Saul is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Bob Odenkirk, Jonathan Banks, Rhea Seehorn

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Crime Fiction, Drama, Comedy

Better Call Saul (AMC, 2015) is an American television drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould, and a spinoff prequel of Breaking Bad. The trials and tribulations of lawyer, Jimmy ...more

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Fear the Walking Dead is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Kim Dickens, Cliff Curtis, Frank Dillane

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror

Fear of the Walking Dead (AMC, 2015) is an American post-apocalyptic horror drama television series created by Robert Kirkman and Dave Erickson, and prequel series to The Walking Dead, which is ...more

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Preacher is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
voting closed at #3 Dominic Cooper, Joseph Gilgun, Ruth Negga

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Drama, Black Comedy, Supernatural

Preacher (AMC, 2016) is an American television series developed by Sam Catlin, Evan Goldberg, and Seth Rogen, based on the comic book series created by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon. After a ...more

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The Terror is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Derek Mio, George Takei, Jared Harris

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Drama, Horror, Anthology, Psychological thriller

The Terror (AMC, 2018) is an American horror drama anthology television series developed by David Kajganich, based on the 2007 novel by Dan Simmons. A new story each season, the show follows ...more

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The Son is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
voting closed at #6 Pierce Brosnan, Henry Garrett, Zahn McClarnon

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Western, Drama

The Son (AMC, 2017) is a western drama television series based on the 2013 novel by Philipp Meyer. A multi-generational epic telling of the story of America's birth as a superpower through the ...more

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NOS4A2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Ashleigh Cummings, Zachary Quinto, Olafur Darri Olafsson

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Supernatural horror, Drama

NOS4A2 (AMC, 2019) is an American supernatural horror drama television series created by Jami O'Brien, based on the novel by Joe Hill. After discovering a supernatural ability to unlock portals, ...more
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Humans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Manpreet Bachu, Emily Berrington, Ruth Bradley

Premiered: 2015

Genres (Tv): Drama, Sci-Fi

Humans (AMC, 2015) is a science fiction television series created by Sam Vincent and Jonathan Brackley. In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a 'Synth' - ...more
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Lodge 49 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Wyatt Russell, Brent Jennings, Sonya Cassidy

Genres (Tv): Comedy-Drama, Mystery

Lodge 49 (AMC, 2018) is an American comedy-drama television series developed by Jim Gavin. A young male ex-surfer (Wyatt Russell) joins a fraternal lodge after his father's death.
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McMafia is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
McMafia James Norton, David Strathairn, Juliet Rylance

Genres (Tv): Crime, Drama

McMafia (AMC, 2018) is a British crime drama television series created by Hossein Amini and James Watkins, inspired by the book by Misha Glenny. Trying to escape the shadow of his past by ...more
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James Cameron's Story of... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
James Cameron, Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg

Premiered: 2018

Genres (Tv): Documentary

James Cameron's Story of Science Fiction (AMC, 2018) is an American documentary television miniseries. This six-part limited series explores the science fiction genre with some of the greatest ...more
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Creepshow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
David Arquette, Adrienne Barbeau, Tobin Bell

Premiered: 2019

Genres (Tv): Horror, Anthology, Black comedy

Creepshow (Shudder, 2019) is an American horror anthology television series and a continuation of the first two films in the Creepshow franchise. Each episode of the series features two stories, ...more
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Ride with Norman Reedus ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Norman Reedus, Peter Fonda, Balthazar Getty

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Reality, Travel

Ride with Norman Reedus (AMC, 2016) is an American travel series that follows actor and motorcycle enthusiast Norman Reedus where he and a guest of the week travel across a different destination ...more
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Friday Night in with the... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Hilarie Burton, Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Premiered: 2020

Genres (Tv): Talk Show, Lifestyle

Friday Night in with the Morgans (AMC, 2020) is a lifestyle talk show hosted by Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Hilarie Burton. The half-hour is filled with chats with guest stars and interesting behind ...more

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Broken Trail is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Robert Duvall, Thomas Haden Church, Greta Scacchi

Premiered: 2006

Genres (Tv): Western, Action/Adventure, Drama

Broken Trail is a 2006 Western miniseries directed by Walter Hill and starring Robert Duvall and Thomas Haden Church. Written by Alan Geoffrion, who also wrote the novel, the story is about an ...more

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Talking Dead is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Talking Dead Chris Hardwick, Greg Nicotero, Denise M. Huth

Premiered: 2011

Genres (Tv): Special Interest, Talk show, Reality television

Talking Dead is a live talk show in which host Chris Hardwick discusses episodes of the AMC television series The Walking Dead with guests, including celebrity fans, cast members, and crew from ...more

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Talking Saul is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Chris Hardwick, Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Talk show

Talking Saul (AMC, 2016) is a live aftershow hosted by Chris Hardwick, which features guests discussing episodes of Better Call Saul.
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Talking with Chris Hardw... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Chris Hardwick, Uzo Aduba, Connie Britton

Premiered: 2017

Genres (Tv): Talk show

Talking with Chris Hardwick (A&E, 2017) is a weekly talk show that features host Chris Hardwick interviewing a celebrity guest from the world of pop culture.
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Talking Preacher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current AMC Shows
Chris Hardwick, Sam Catlin, Dominic Cooper

Premiered: 2016

Genres (Tv): Talk show

Talking Preacher (AMC, 2016) is a live aftershow hosted by Chris Hardwick, which features guests discussing episodes of Preacher.