The Peripheral (TV series)

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The Peripheral is an American science fiction drama television series created by Scott B. Smith. Produced by Amazon, it is loosely based on the 2014 book of the same name, written by William Gibson. Westworld creators Jonathan Nolan and Lisa Joy serve as executive producers, along with Athena Wickham, Steve Hoban, and Vincenzo Natali. Set roughly a decade in the future, with new technology that has changed society in subtle ways, a VR gamer is delivered a connection to an alternate reality as well as a dark future of her own.

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The Peripheral
Created byScott B. Smith
Based onThe Peripheral
by William Gibson
Music byMark Korven
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes8
Executive producers
  • Jamie Chan
  • Halle Phillips
  • Noreen O'Toole
  • Jay Worth
  • Sara Desmond
Production locations
CinematographyStuart Howell
  • Andrew Groves
  • Asher Pink
Running time55–73 minutes
Production companies
Original networkAmazon Prime Video
Original releaseOctober 21 (2022-10-21) 
December 2, 2022 (2022-12-02)

The series had its world premiere on October 11, 2022, at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, before its debut on October 21, 2022, on Amazon Prime Video. In February 2023, the series was renewed for a second season.[1] In August 2023, the series was canceled, due to the 2023 SAG-AFTRA strike and the 2023 Writers Guild of America strike, as Amazon Prime Video decided to not move forward with the second season.[2]