Upcoming AMC drama “Preacher” will premiere Sunday, May 22nd at 10 p.m. ET following the mid-season finale of “Fear the Walking Dead.” An encore presentation of the pilot episode will air the following Sunday, May 29th with back-to-back airings beginning at 9 p.m. ET. New episodes will resume on Sunday, June 5th in the 9 p.m. ET regular time period.
Based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s 1990’s comic book franchise of the same name, “Preacher” from Sony Pictures Television is described as a supernatural, twisted and darkly comedic drama that follows Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a West Texas preacher who is inhabited by a mysterious entity that causes him to develop a highly unusual power. Jesse, his ex-girlfriend Tulip (Ruth Negga) and an Irish vagabond named Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) come together and when they do, they are thrust into a crazy world populated by a cast of characters from heaven, hell and everywhere in between. “Preacher” also stars Lucy Griffiths, W. Earl Brown, Anatol Yusef, Tom Brooke, Derek Wilson and Ian Colletti.