December on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV – Acorn TV highlights for the month of December include The Madame Blanc Mysteries, Candace Renoir and Dark Money.
December on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV – AMC+ highlights for the month of December include In the Kitchen with Harry Hamlin and Ride with Norman Reedus.
December on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV – Shudder highlights for the month of December include It’s a Wonderful Knife, The Sacrifice Game and The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula.
The Madame Blanc Mysteries– Acorn TV Original Series
Series 3 Christmas Episode Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ Monday 25 December
It’s coming up to Christmas and Judith and Jeremy have arranged for Jean, Dom, Caron and Gloria to attend a murder mystery night at an old friend’s hotel with a spooky history. A terrible storm starts, heavy rain pounds the isolated hotel and during the evening, the murder mystery becomes a night of actual murder as someone is killed.
With several suspects trapped together in the hotel, can Jean find who is responsible and discover who the killer is? Will this answer the mystery to the ghostly goings on at Hotel Sanguinet? Remaining episodes in the series will premiere in early 2024.
Candace Renoir – Acorn TV Exclusive Series
Series 8 Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ Monday 11 December
Candice Renoir embarks upon another series of cracking bizarre murder cases. But this time she becomes the victim of crime herself when she’s abducted by a man determined to build a perfect family, no matter the cost.
And there’s more heartache for our heroine as ever since his brain surgery, Antoine hasn’t been quite the same. The couple have had to go back to square one, starting all over from scratch. How is Candice going to save their relationship? And just how far will she go to protect him when he’s accused of messing up professionally?
Series Premiere on Acorn TV and AMC+ Monday 4 December
The Mensahs are a cheerful, working-class family from North London. Cinema manager Emmanuel ‘Manny’ Mensah is married to part-time bank cashier Sam. Manny and Sam live with their son Isaac and daughter Jess; both are talented actors but Isaac is the ‘star.’ He has recently finished filming a major role in a Hollywood movie – a role for which 500 other youngsters worldwide auditioned. Manny and Sam were overjoyed when Isaac and his chaperone Cheryl Denon return home from filming in Los Angeles. However, the dream is destroyed when Isaac shares a secret with his parents.
In the Kitchen with Harry Hamlin: A Holiday Special – Content Room Original Series
Streaming Exclusively on AMC+
New Premiere Wednesday 13 December
Get ready for a very Hamlin Holiday! The “King of Bolognese,” Harry Hamlin (Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches), along with his niece and classically trained chef Renee Guilbault, will host In the Kitchen with Harry Hamlin: A Holiday Special. Shot in Hamlin’s home kitchen, the 30-minute cooking show is a unique combination of cooking, dinner party, and documentary … all with a dash of comedy and ‘feels’ along the way.
It arrives just in time for the holidays as the duo prepares a festive meal, putting their own spin on classic beef bourguignon, and celebrates the labour of love that is holiday cooking. They’ll be joined by close family and friends, including Hamlin’s wife, actress Lisa Rinna, saxophone legend Kenny G, Hamlin’s daughter model, Delilah Hamlin, Hamlin’s son model and actor, Dimitri Hamlin and others.
Ride with Norman Reedus
Season 6 Binge Premiere Friday 1 December
Join Walking Dead star and motorcycle enthusiast Norman Reedus on epic road trips around the world. Each episode features Reedus and a riding companion – a fellow actor, musician, or friend – exploring local culture and seeking adventure on the road.
Guests this season include Keanu Reeves, Adri Law, Josh Holloway and Johnny Knoxville. Ride with Norman Reedus is produced by Left/Right (This American Life, The Circus, James Cameron’s Story of Science Fiction) with Ken Druckerman, Banks Tarver and Anneka Jones serving as Executive Producers along with Reedus.
It’s a Wonderful Knife – Shudder Exclusive Film
Streaming Exclusively on Shudder and AMC+
Premieres Friday 1 December
Winnie Carruther (Jane Widdop, Yellowjackets) saves her town from a psychotic killer on Christmas Eve. A year later, her life is less than wonderful — but when she wishes she’d never been born, she finds herself in a nightmare parallel universe and discovers that without her, things could be much, much worse.
Now, the killer is back, and she must team up with the town misfit to identify the killer and get back to her own reality. Also starring Joel McHale (Community) and Justin Long (Barbarian). Directed by Tyler MacIntyre.
The Sacrifice Game – Shudder Original Film
Streaming Exclusively on Shudder and AMC+
Premieres Friday 8 December
It’s bad enough that boarding school students Samantha and Clara can’t go home for the holidays, but things take a deadly turn when a gang of cult killers arrives on their doorstep – just in time for Christmas. Starring Mena Massoud (Aladdin), Olivia Scott Welch (Lucky Hank, The Fear Street Trilogy), Gus Kenworthy (American Horror Story) and Chloë Levine (The Ranger). Directed by Jenn Wexler.
The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula – Shudder Original Series
Streaming Exclusively on Shudder and AMC+
New episodes every Tuesday until the Season Finale on16 January 2024.
**Note: Episodes will be on hiatus on 26 December and 2 January
Horror’s new icons The Boulet Brothers are on the hunt to find the world’s next drag monster superstar in this brand new, star-studded fifth season of their hit reality competition show. With new competitors, their challenges, special effects makeup, costumes, and performances, it promises to be truly terrifying and out-of-this-world.
NEW ADDITIONS TO SHUDDER’S FILM LIBRARY
When George and Kim arrive at their cabin, they soon find that a dark and intimidating presence seems to have taken over the cottage. After a shopkeeper tells Miles about the legend of Wendigo, a beast who is half – man, half-deer, and can change itself at will, the child begins to wonder if the creature might have something to do with his family’s sudden misfortune.
Something in the Dirt
When neighbors John and Levi witness supernatural event in their Los Angeles apartment building, they realize documenting the paranormal could inject some fame and fortune into their wasted lives. An ever -deeper darker rabbit hole, their friendship frays as they uncover the dangers of the phenomena, the city and each other.
As kids, they escaped a UFO death cult. Now, two adult brothers seek answers after an old videotape surfaces and brings them back to where they began.
December on Shudder, AMC+ and Acorn TV
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