Now that AMC has one of the most-buzzed-about dramas on TV, the network is looking to keep its
momentum going by ordering a new political thriller from Jason Horwitch, creator and executive producer of NBC's
The Hollywood Reporter
, the untitled project centers on a secret society that controls the world's political stage and a national think tank analyst who discovers his employers aren't who he once thought they were. And according to AMC execs, this isn't "your typical spy thriller," but rather a "world you have not seen on television before."
So far, being picky with their pilots has paid off for the network, considering its first two,
were able to score a record-breaking 20 Emmy nods between the two shows. -