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HELL ON WHEELS TRAILER & POSTER FOR SEASON 5

With the July 18th premiere date of Hell on Wheels now less than a month away, AMC has released both a new poster and trailer for the upcoming Season 5 of the series. Filmed in Alberta, Canada, Hell on Wheels debuted in 2011 and dramatizes the building of North America’s first transcontinental railroad in the…

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RED DEAD REDEMPTION LEADS POLL FOR XBOX ONE

In terms of “Cowboys vs. Aliens”, it’s no contest thus far as to which video game is most desired for backward-compatibility with Microsoft’s Xbox One console. Red Dead Redemption, released in 2010 by Rockstar Games, leads a current poll via Xbox feedback as the number one choice to play on the new-generation system. At the…

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GUNSLINGERS SERIES RETURNS TO AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL

A second season of Gunslingers is set to debut July 19th on the American Heroes Channel (AHC). The six-part docudrama series first premiered in 2014 and examined the lives of such Western legends as Wyatt Earp, Billy the Kid, and Jesse James.  Season 2 will take a look at further legends such as Butch Cassidy,…

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STRANGE EMPIRE NOW ON NETFLIX CANADA

Strange Empire, the critically-acclaimed Western series that ran for one season on the CBC network, continues to expand its “second life” audience. Netflix Canada is now offering the show to subscribers. This announcement follows the recent debut of the series on the LMN channel in the US. (UPDATE: As of August 20th, the show is…

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UNION PACIFIC MUSUEM SHOWCASES RAILROAD ARTIST

The Union Pacific Railroad Museum, located in Omaha, Nebraska, is currently featuring the paintings of famed railroad artist Howard Fogg (1917-1996). The exhibit, entitled “History Revealed:Art and Illustration on the Railroad”, explores images reflecting both the development and perception of American railroads over time. Beginning with landscape illustrations of the 1850s, perceptions move from that…

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HELL ON WHEELS SEASON 5 PREMIERE DATE

AMC has now announced the premiere date for Season 5 of its acclaimed Western series, Hell on Wheels. Debuting in 2011, the show dramatizes the creation of North America’s first transcontinental railroad in the post-US Civil War years. A strong ensemble cast is led by Anson Mount, who plays former Confederate soldier Cullen Bohannon, a…