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CBS and AMC UK JV launches on-demand players on YouView

The CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture between AMC Networks International and CBS Studios International, has launched its branded, on-demand players Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK –on YouView, the hybrid television platform JV between the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, BT, TalkTalk and Arqiva. Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels […]

AMC Networks shakes up entertainment division

AMC has shaken up its entertainment division with a new management structure that sees BBC America boss Sarah Barnett taking the lead on entertainment. AMC has said the restructure comes after “months of organizational design work” and is to better position its national networks and AMC Studios arm in a competitive landscape. It is believed […]

BT makes The Terror available on YouTube in UK first

BT is giving the public a chance to watch the first episode of AMC’s thriller The Terror for free, live on YouTube next week. The first episode of BT TV’s The Terror will be available for 24 hours from 00.01am on April 24, for anyone in the UK, with a double episode also available for free on the AMC […]

TDG: NBCU top channel group for US viewers

NBCUniversal networks was the group of channels that most US viewers would choose if they had to select package of five TV network groups for a ‘skinny TV plan’, according to The Diffusion Group. The research firm found that the ‘big-four’ broadcast network groups occupied the top five slots when viewers were asked which they […]

Amazon signs output deal with AMC

Amazon has signed a deal with AMC, which will see Amazon Prime Video gain excusive rights for a raft of series across 28 territories. Amazon Prime Video with have an exclusive first window for series made by AMC Studios, allowing the streaming service to show titles ahead of any other streaming platform, pay TV service […]

AMC horror SVOD net reaches Germany

AMC Networks’ horror-themed SVOD service Shudder will launch in Germany and Austria. Original series Missions and The Core and acquisitions such as three-part thriller Beyond the Walls and Wolf Creek (pictured) feature on the service, which has been made available on various platforms and mobile operating systems in the territories. Customers will be charged €4.99 […]

AMC launches new VR app

AMC has launched a new virtual reality app, designed to let users immerse themselves in the worlds of AMC series like The Walking Dead and Into the Badlands. The AMC VR app lets users to experience virtual scenarios such as becoming a ‘walker’ from The Walking Dead or getting martial arts training from the Into […]

AMC launching premium ad-free service in US

The Walking Dead channel AMC is launching an ad-free, linear channel for US$5 a month in the US. Comcast Xfinity TV customers will be able to watch series such as the Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and Into the Badlands through the network, AMC Premiere. Along with ad-free episodes of AMC’s originals available as […]

AMC extends reach in Croatia

AMC Networks International – Central & Northern Europe has extended the reach of AMC in Croatia by striking a distribution deal with Telekom Austria-owned Vipnet. From today, Vipnet will add the channel to its basic package. This new launch, part of AMC’s continued expansion in the Adriatic region, follows last year’s agreements with United Group […]

YouTube TV streaming service goes live

YouTube’s television streaming service, YouTube TV, has gone live in the biggest US metro areas, with more US American markets to be added soon. The service, which YouTube announced at the beginning of March, launched yesterday in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago, and Philadelphia. YouTube TV gives users access to some […]

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