AMC Networks International

AMC gives Cottrell expanded role

AMC Networks International has promoted Louise Cottrell to SVP of affiliate sales with an expanded role. Cottrell, previous, VP of affiliate sales, will now oversee and manage channel sales and channel development across Africa, Middle East, Poland, Israel and Turkey.  She will continue to report to Ed Palluth, EVP, global distribution, AMCNI. In her new […]

AMC promotes Hajós in Europe

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has promoted Balázs Hajós to vice president of affiliate sales for Central and Northern Europe. In his expanded role Hajós will oversee the management of AMCNI – Central and Northern Europe’s affiliate sales in more than 30 territories. Hajós existing responsibilities, which saw him act as regional director of affiliate sales […]

AMCNI ups Frazier to new digital distribution role

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has upped Marco Frazier to the newly created role of senior vice president, international distribution – digital and new platforms. Frazier will oversee worldwide distribution of AMC Networks International’s linear channels on new and digital media platforms. Based in Rome, Italy, he will continue to report to Ed Palluth, executive vice […]

UK ad ‘hiccup’ impacts on AMC’s international business

AMC has blamed a “hiccup” in UK ad revenues for a lacklustre performance by its international division in its latest quarterly results. Speaking on the company’s earnings call, AMC Networks’ chief operating officer, Ed Carroll, said that the company expects to see continued growth in affiliate revenue at its international networks, but cautioned: “We think […]

TVT acquires AMC’s distribution services arm DMC

Media services company TVT has fully acquired AMC Networks International’s distribution division, Digital Media Centre (DMC). Amsterdam-headquartered DMC provides content owners and media companies with cloud-based media logistics and distribution services and becomes part of TVT with immediate effect. TVT claims that the deal, which was completed yesterday, brings together the industry’s most extensive end-to-end […]

Sundance TV to debut in South Africa via DStv

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – UK is due to launch SundanceTV in South Africa for the first time, via MultiChoice-owned operator DStv. The 24/7 linear HD channel will go live on June 1 and be available exclusively to DStv Premium customers on channel 108. “SundanceTV will offer a selection of award winning and locally appealing […]

AMC promotion for Alazard

AMC Networks International has named Géraud Alazard as SVP of marketing. Promoted from the position of VP of Marketing for AMC Global and SundanceTV Global, Alazard now has responsibility for all AMCNI portfolio brands including AMC Global, SundanceTV Global and channels worldwide. Based in New York, he will continue to report to Ed Palluth, EVP, […]

AMC expands Balkans footprint

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – Central Europe is expanding its Balkans footprint after agreeing a new deal with service provider United Group. AMCNI claims that the AMC channel that it broadcasts in Central and Eastern Europe will now reach nearly one million new homes in the Balkans region, with the affiliate arrangement covering both cable […]

AMC Networks to launch telenovela channel in Africa

AMC Networks International is to launch telenovela channel Eva+ in Africa, a sister channel to Eva that first aired in spring 2015. Eva+ will begin broadcasting on November 1 on MultiChoice’s digital pay TV satellite platform DStv in English and Portuguese and will also be available on DTT platform GOtv. Similarly to Eva, Eva+ will […]

AMC agrees Croatia, Bulgaria deals with Telekom Austria

AMC is extending its reach in Croatia and Bulgaria thanks to a deal between AMC Networks International (AMCNI) – Central Europe and Telekom Austria Group. The AMC channel launches today via Telekom Austria-owned Croatian operator, VIPnet. In Bulgaria distribution will be extended to mobile operator Mobitel and cable operator Blizoo – both of which are […]