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The Killing
The Killing 2011 Intertitle


Serial Crime Drama

Developed By

Veena Sud


Mireille Enos
Billy Campbell
Joel Kinnaman
Michelle Forbes
Brent Sexton
Kristin Lehman
Eric Ladin
Brendan Sexton III
Jamie Anne Allman
Annie Corley
Liam James

No. of Seasons


No. of Episodes


The Killing is an American crime drama television series based on the Danish television series with the same English title, but known as Forbrydelsen (The Crime) in Danish. The American version was developed by Veena Sud and produced by Fox Television Studios and Fuse Entertainment. The series' first season, consisting of 13 hour-long episodes, premiered on the cable channel AMC on April 3, 2011, with a two-hour premiere. On June 13, 2011, AMC ordered a second season that contained 13 episodes, which debuted on April 1, 2012, with a two-hour premiere. AMC announced on July 27, 2012, that the series would not be renewed for a third season. However, Fox Television Studios is in talks with both DirecTV and Netflix in an attempt to revive the series.