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Lodge 49

Lodge 49

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Photo Credit:  James Minchin III/AMC
  • Premiered: 
    August 6, 2018
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  • Network: AMC
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Drama
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Created by Jim Gavin 
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Plot Synopsis

Executive produced by Paul Giamatti and series creator Jim Gavin, LODGE 49 -- a one-hour scripted series set in Long Beach, CA -- follows a disarmingly optimistic local ex-surfer, Dud, who's drifting after the death of his father and collapse of the family business. Dud finds himself on the doorstep of a rundown fraternal lodge, Lodge 49, where a middle-aged "Luminous Knight" of the order, Ernie, welcomes him into a world of cheap beer, easy camaraderie and the promise of Alchemical mysteries that may -- or may not -- put Dud on the path to recover the idyllic life he's lost. While Dud is trying to find his own way, his twin sister Liz -- smart, fiercely independent, and deeply cynical -- is searching for a way to escape her debt while working at a nightmare chain restaurant. Ernie is a Navy vet, plumbing supplies salesman, longtime bachelor, working-class Renaissance Man, and member of the Order of the Lynx, Lodge 49. Other lodge members include: Connie, an old-school journalist and lover of smoke-filled taverns, is trying to hang on while the world changes around her after arriving at Lodge 49 thanks to her third husband, Scott Mills; Blaise, the resident philosopher of the Lynx, who tends bar at Lodge 49 and runs his own pot dispensary; and Scott, a Long Beach Port Harbor Patrol officer and straight shooter, who enjoys his personal watercraft and playing drums in a surf-rock cover band. LODGE 49 premiered on Monday, August 6, 2018 from 10:05-11:15pm ET/PT on AMC. In the 70-minute series opener, "As Above, So Below," Dud finds himself deposited by fate at the doorstep of Lodge 49, a dusty fraternal order which offers cheap beer and strange alchemical philosophies.
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On Monday, October 8, 2018 at 10:25pm ET/PT, AMC premiered the Season 1 finale of LODGE 49. In the season ender, "Full Fathom Five," the Lodge's fate hangs in limbo; meanwhile, Dud resigns himself to a new path and Liz reaches her breaking point. Four days earlier -- on Thursday, October 4 -- AMC renewed LODGE 49 for a 10-episode second season.

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Production & Distribution

  • Produced by AMC Studios

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  • - Long Beach, California USA