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AMC Sets Digital ‘Halt and Catch Fire’ Preview Period

Looking to push as much sampling as possible, AMC will preview its new drama series Halt and Catch Fire on digital platforms two weeks ahead of its linear premiere date.

Drawn in the 1980s tech industry, during the early days of personal computing, Halt and Fire will be accessible via Tumblr, video on demand and TV Everywhere services, as well as at, from May 19 through May 31.

 The show will make its linear AMC bow on June 1 at 10 p.m.

The series from AMC Studios is created by Christopher Cantwell and Christopher C. Rogers. Showrunner Jonathan Lisco serves as executive producer with Gran Via Productions’ Mark Johnson and Melissa Bernstein.