AMC Greenlights Small-Town Talent Show Reality Series, Renews ‘Small Town Security’

AMC continues to expand its reality portfolio with an emphasis on small-town America. The network has greenlighted a new eight-episode unscripted series, Road Show, set in the world of local talent shows. It also has renewed Small Town Security, which centers on a small, family-run security and private investigation company, for a second season. Both are scheduled to premiere in  second-quarter 2013, following the first-quarter 2013 debuts of AMC’s new unscripted entries Untitled Taxidermy Series and Venice Beach Freakshow. AMC also renewed its first efforts in the reality arena, Comic Book Men, Talking Dead and The Pitch.Small Town Security was such a great ride for us in Season 1, and we are thrilled to be able to continue that into a second season,” said Joel Stillerman, AMC’s EVP Original Programming. “Road Show is a doc-style talent competition series that celebrates the stories of the people who ever sang into their hairbrush, or lost sleep over their premiere in a community theater production.” Here is the network’s description of Road Show: (more…)

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