Exclusive: ‘A Discovery of Witches’ Premiere Clip Reveals a Deadly Hunt with Fiery Consequences

     April 5, 2019

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A Discovery of Witches had such a strong response to its streaming debut on Shudder and SundanceNow that its now premiering again on cable, on parent company AMC’s channel as well as BBC America (the entire first season is also available on VRV). The series is adapted from Deborah Harkness’ best-selling book of the same name, described as “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 series stars 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).

In the teaser clip below, we see two hunters who are out to find witches — and get what they are looking for. It just doesn’t happen exactly as they might have hoped …

A Discovery of Witches Season 1 debuts (again!) on AMC and BBC America starting Sunday, April 7th at 9:00 PM ET/PT. Check out our exclusive clip below, as well as a Bingo game from AMC you can play during your premiere watch (or re-watch!) party.

Here’s the official synopsis for A Discovery of Witches:

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 series stars Matthew Goode, Teresa Palmer, Alex Kingston, Valarie Pettiford, Owen Teale and Edward Bluemel.

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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