AMC announced Friday it has ordered three new unscripted shows, with one starring the Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan – an obvious choice for reality TV.
Corgan’s show is still untitled, but will be a docu-series focusing on his work with a Chicago-based wrestling league. The cable net also greenlit Chris Hardwick’s All-Star Celebrity Bowling (adapted from his Web series of the same name) which is exactly what it sounds like: Jon Hamm and other Mad Men actors compete against The Talking Dead host in the pilot. And, if wrestling or bowling aren’t your thing, AMC also ordered Visionaries, which takes a look at how one company makes props and sets for everything from TV shows to commercials.
“These three new series represent AMC’s continuing push to find truly original ideas and explore fascinating worlds,” Eliot Goldberg, AMC’s senior vice president of unscripted programming, said in a statement. “We can’t wait to bring these three extremely entertaining series to viewers next year.”