According to Deadline, the network has asked for an episode of Hell On Wheels.
The historical Western is said to focus on the creation of the transcontinental railroad and is set in the 1860s.
The project, which has been written by Joe and Tony Gayton, is being made by Endemol USA.
Hell On Wheels is AMC's sixth pilot. The first four - Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Rubicon and Walking Dead - were all made into series while the fifth, The Killing, is still in production.