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AMC adds SVOD services to YouTube TV

AMC has signed a deal with YouTube to bring two of its proprietary subscription services to YouTube TV. 

Acorn TV is dedicated to British dramas, while the Urban Movie Channel (UMC) features a selection of black TV shows and films. The former is available as a US$6 per month subscription, while UMC costs US$5 per month. 

Shows on Acorn TV include Manhunt, Line of Duty and Agatha Raisin. UMC’s YouTube TV channel includes programmes like A House Divided, Beyond the Pole and Craig Ross Jr.’s Monogamy.

The services add to AMC’s YouTube TV offering which includes AMC Premiere, Shudder and Sundance Now. 

YouTube TV is the platform’s cord-cutting option which starts at US$49.99 per month with more than 70 channels, including most local TV stations in the US. Channels such as Showtime, Starz, Epix and Fox Soccer Plus are available as premium add-ons.