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- Mayfair Witches is a new series based on the horror novels by Anne Rice.
- The supernatural thriller tells the story of a family of witches in New Orleans.
- You can catch the series premiere early now on AMC Plus; new episodes air on Sundays on AMC.
Mayfair Witches is a new show based on the books by author Anne Rice. New episodes begin airing every Sunday on AMC starting January 8, and you can stream episodes every Thursday morning on AMC Plus.
The show follows Rowan Fielding, a neurosurgeon who discovers that she possesses magical powers and is the descendant of a coven of witches. As she learns more about her family, she must confront a dark presence that has haunted her for generations.
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Alexandra Daddario (“The White Lotus”) stars as Fielding. She is joined by Jack Huston (“The Irishman”), Tongayi Chirisa (“Next Exit”), Harry Hamlin (“Clash of the Titans”), Beth Grant (“Lucky”) and Annabeth Gish (“Mystic Pizza”).
The first season of Mayfair Witches is based on the first book in the Life of the Mayfair Witches trilogy, The Witching Hour. The show is created by Esta Spalding and Michelle Asford (“Masters of Sex”), who also serve as Executive Producers.
How to Watch Mayfair Witches
You can watch Mayfair Witches every Sunday through February 26 at 9pm ET/PT on AMC. You can also stream new episodes on AMC Plus every Thursday a few days early.
An AMC Plus subscription costs $9 per month, but you can save $24 per year by signing up for an annual plan. AMC Plus is also available as an add-on channel for other streaming apps such as Amazon Prime Video or Apple TV. It also costs $9 per month to add the service to these platforms.
If you want to stream the show as it airs on the AMC cable channel, you can watch “Mayfair Witches” on any live TV streaming service that carries the channel, including Philo, Sling TV, YouTube TV and FuboTV.
Full channel lineup varies and regular starting prices range from $25 to $70 per month. Philo is the cheapest of the bunch at $25 a month for access to AMC and around 60 channels overall.
Can I watch Mayfair Witches for free?
You can watch “Mayfair Witches” for free by signing up for an AMC Plus trial. AMC Plus is currently offering one week of free streaming to new subscribers.
To watch the entire first season for free, wait until February 23 to sign up, when the season finale is expected to start streaming.
How many episodes will Mayfair Witches season 1 have? have?
The first season of Mayfair Witches consists of eight episodes. Each episode is about an hour long. New episodes will premiere Sundays at 9pm ET/PT through February 26 on the AMC cable channel.
Episodes are also expected to stream early every Thursday through February 23 on AMC Plus.
Has Mayfair Witches been renewed for more seasons?
As of January 6, Mayfair Witches has not yet been renewed for a second season.
What is Mayfair Witches based on?
Mayfair Witches is based on the Lives of the Mayfair Witches series of novels, first published in the 1990s by author Anne Rice.
Are the Vampire Chronicles and Mayfair Witches connected?
Mayfair Witches is related to Anne Rice’s Vampire Chronicles series, which also includes Interview with the Vampire. The series are both set in the same fictional universe created by Anne Rice and both take place in New Orleans. The two AMC shows are expected to overlap at some point.
Is Mayfair Witches worth watching?
As of January 6, “Mayfair Witches” has a rating of “55%” on Rotten Tomatoes. Critics praised Alexandra Daddario’s performance as Rowan Fielding, but found the series’ character development to be lacking at times and the pacing to be a little too slow.
Still, fans of the source material, supernatural stories, and Interview with the Vampire will likely want to give the new series a shot.