'Dispatches From Elsewhere': a crazy real-life 'game' comes to TV

'Dispatches From Elsewhere': a crazy real-life 'game' comes to TV

New York (AFP) - Is it a giant game for adults organized by a secretive company, or something far bigger? That is the premise of "Dispatches from Elsewhere," a new series from US cable network AMC that is inspired by a true story.Once a classic movie channel, AMC thrived when it shifted its focus to original programming -- it is the home of "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead."Now, it wants to make sure that it remains relevant in a scripted content landscape that has expanded exponentially in recent years.Like others in the field, AMC is taking a risk on a once-unlikely TV project...


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