Tonight is the premiere of the fourth and final season of Halt and Catch Fire on AMC.
The show starts off in 1983, with Joe MacMillan and his team working to reverse engineer a new PC from an IBM design. This season, the show will be set in the 1990s, with Joe and Gordon competing against adversary Donna to create the first search engine for the World Wide Web.
Series co-creator Christopher C. Rogers, recently told EW, “By the fourth season, they’ve all been through various cycles of projects thinking, This is the project that will make me whole. That’s going to make me right, or This is the relationship that’s going to answer my problems. But, ultimately, wherever [they] go, there they are… So I think we find them in the fourth season kind of asking themselves if the cycle ever ends or if there’s a way to step off, or if there’s a way to make peace.”
A sense of seclusion will be driving the characters actions this season. “For people like Cameron, it’s been about going from a punky college dropout to an adult this season. It’s been about loss. I think we wanted to, without being a complete bummer, play with the kind of ravages [of time] and the ways that changes people over time.”
Read on to find out when and where to watch the show tonight.
DATE: Saturday, August 19, 2017
TIME: 9pm ET/PT – 11pm ET/PT
DURATION: 2 hrs
SEASON: Season 4
SYNOPSIS: In the Season 4 premiere, Gordon enjoys success, while Joe works to keep their web project afloat; Cameron extends a business trip; Donna launches a new venture and promotes her assistant; and Joe and Cameron talk on the phone.
Lee Pace as Joe MacMillan
Scoot McNairy as Gordon Clark
Mackenzie Davis as Cameron Howe (born Catherine Howe)
Kerry Bishé as Donna Clark (nee Emerson)
Toby Huss as John Bosworth
Be sure to check out the season 4 premiere tonight, August 19, at 9pm ET/PT.