AMC Networks

Vodafone Spain adds AMC Selekt to line-up

Vodafone España has become the second operator in Spain to add AMC Networks’ on-demand offering AMC Selekt to its TV service, following the launch of the service on Orange in March. AMC Selekt provides a selection of more than 5,000 programmes throughout the year, including films, series, documentaries, lifestyle programs, children’s content and music. The service […]

AMC Networks announces UK distribution deals with Apple and Amazon for Acorn TV

Acorn TV, the British content streamer owned and operated by AMC Networks, has announced distribution deals with Apple and Amazon. After launching in April, the streamer will be accessible to users via Amazon Prime Video Channels and Apple TV channels. Prospective users will be able to subscribe to the SVOD via their platform of choice […]

Orange Spain deepens AMC partnership with Terror package launch

Orange España has extended its partnership with AMC Networks Southern Europe by launching the latter’s on-demand horror movie offering Planet Horror as part of a new horror-themed premium package alongside horror channel Dark. The new offering, named Terror, will be available for €3 per month, with the first month free. While Dark has been available […]

AMC Networks appoints Viacom’s Robyn DeMarco as programming and acquisitions head

AMC Networks has hired former Viacom exec Robyn DeMarco as SVP of programming strategy, acquisitions & scheduling for its entertainment division, which includes AMC, BBC America and Sundance TV. DeMarco will also oversee programming and acquisitions for IFC and reality network WE tv, reporting into David Beck, EVP and head of programming strategy and business […]

AT&T’s ad tech business Xandr signs up AMC, Disney and WarnerMedia

AT&T’s Xandr ad-tech business has announced a trio of new partners: AMC Networks, Disney, and WarnerMedia. The trio have joined Xandr Invest, its strategic buying platform that promises to offer new ways to plan and activate audiences. It is part of the ongoing industry trend to develop addressable solutions that allow advertisers to pinpoint their […]

AMC Networks aims high with seven million SVOD target

AMC Networks has set a goal of securing between five and seven million SVOD subscribers to its targeted offerings by 2024, with over US$500 million in revenues from these activities. Speaking on the company’s latest quarterly earnings call, CEO Josh Sapan aid that AMC aimed to pass 3.5-4 million subscribers by 2022. AMC Networks added […]

AMC names new Acorn TV international chief

AMC Networks-owned ‘best-of-British’ streaming service Acorn TV has appointed Kerensa Samanidis in the new role of general manager of Acorn TV International. Samanidis, previously general manager of FilmStruck International, who has been working as a consultant for Acorn TV, will be responsible for the overall development, management and operation of the premium TV streaming service for […]

AMC lines up new launches for Shudder and Sundance Now

AMC Networks is due to launch its direct-to-consumer streaming services, Shudder and Sundance Now, in Australia and New Zealand later this year. The new launches were announced today at MIPCOM and will build on the existing international footprint of the services, which are available in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria. “Our […]

AMC Networks International hires first president

AMC Networks has promoted Eduardo Zulueta to the newly-created position of president of AMC Networks International (AMCNI). Zulueta is currently in charge of AMCNI’s Latin America and Southern Europe portfolio of channels. In his new role he will oversee AMCNI’s global operations. He is due to take up his new role on November 1 and […]

AMC agrees to buy RLJ Entertainment for US$274m

AMC Networks has agreed to acquire RLJ Entertainment for an aggregate value of US$274 million. RLJ Entertainment is the owner of two SVOD services, Acorn TV, the British content streamer that serves US audiences, and UMC (Urban Movie Channel). Together the services have over 800,00 subscribers. RLJ also has a controlling interest to an Agatha […]

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