AMC Networks International

AMC Networks acquires Film+ from IKO Media Group

AMC Networks International – Central Europe has acquired Czech and Slovak film channel Film+ from IKO Media Group. Film+, which airs a mix of family entertainment, dramas, classic favourites and contemporary movies, is available via operators including  UPC, FreeSat, Digi TV, SkyLink, Slovak Telekom and O2 as well as smaller providers. With Film+, AMCNI-CE’s film […]

Moriarty replaces Shortt at AMC

Mike Moriarty has been appointed managing director of AMC’s international channels business, replacing Dermot Shortt who has stepped down. Moriarty has been running the Chellomedia channels and DMC playout operations. Following AMC’s acquisition of Chello, creating AMC Networks International – Zone, the group runs a thirteen-strong bouquet of channels that includes Extreme Sports Channel and […]

AMC rebrands Spanish channel as Sundance

AMC Networks International is rebranding its Spanish movie channel CTK to Sundance Channel. The shift to Sundance will take effect from the start of next month and the programming line-up will be tweaked accordingly. The channel will exclusively show AMC’s original US series Rectify on the new channel, starting on October 9. Bruce Tuchman, president […]

AMC rebrands Chellomedia

AMC is rebranding Chellomedia to AMC Networks International, after completing its buyout of the global channels operator and content company in February.  AMC, which agreed last year to pay Liberty Global US$1 billion (€750 million) to buy Chellomedia, said that the new AMC Networks International division will also include AMC/Sundance Channel Global, which operates in […]