Fans of AMC's "Hell On Wheels" your wait for season 2 is over. The second season for the drama that tells the story of post-civil war America and the construction of the trans-continental railroad airs Sunday 8~12~2012 at 9:00pm ET/PT
Missed the first season or just can't wait 'til 9pm to get your western on---no worries. AMC is having an encore airing of "Hell On Wheels" first season on 8~12~2012 Sunday morning starting at 11:00am, keeping you right on track up to the season 2 premiere at 9:00pm
AMC Press Release: "Hell On Wheels" Season 2
As part of it's summer programming slate AMC's "Hell on Wheels" Season 2 Returns Sunday, August 12 at 9pm
The second season of "Hell on Wheels" continues its epic story of post-Civil War America, focusing on Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount), a former Confederate soldier, and his dramatic journey west as he struggles to leave his past behind.
Executive produced by John Shiban ("Breaking Bad," "The X-Files"), Joe and Tony Gayton (Faster, Uncommon Valor) and Endemol USA's Jeremy Gold, the show depicts the traveling town known as 'Hell on Wheels,' a dangerous, raucous, lawless melting pot that follows and services the construction of the first transcontinental railroad.
"Hell on Wheels" also stars Common as Elam Ferguson; Colm Meaney as Thomas "Doc" Durant; Dominique McElligott as Lily Bell; Christopher Heyerdahl as The Swede; and Robin McLeavy as Eva; Tom Noonan as Reverend Cole; Ben Esler as Sean McGinnes; Philip Burke as Mickey McGinnes; and Eddie Spears as Joseph Black Moon.
The series is executive produced by Endemol USA with Entertainment One (eOne) serving as the studio. Season two consists of 10, one-hour episodes.
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