AMC+ and WBD’s Max unveil promotional ‘pop up’ partnership

In an intriguing tactical arrangement, a slate of top AMC scripted series are set to have a temporary home on Warner Bros Discovery’s new streaming platform Max in the US. From September 1st to October 31st, series such as Fear The Walking Dead and Killing Eve will be available on Max in what is dubbed […]

Netflix hires AMC scripted content chiefs

Emma Miller and Carrie Gillogly, co-heads of AMC’s scripted team, have both left the US network to join streaming service Netflix. Miller, who was AMC Networks’ SVP of development, has joined the streamer as director of overall deals, series, for the US and Canada, reporting in to Nne Ebong, VP of overall deals, series. Gillogly, […]

AMC Networks plans to launch ad-tier to streaming service AMC+

AMC Networks has unveiled its plans to launch an ad-supported version of its AMC+ streaming service later this year. The AMC+ premium streaming bundle which provides customers access to the Shudder, IFC Films Unlimited and Sundance Now, as opposed to being purchased individually will also be included in the ad-supported tier. The ad-supported version will […]

AMC Networks and VIZIO expand partnership

AMC Networks has expanded their multi-year agreement VZIO to deliver a range of premium programming to VIZIO Smart TVs, with the addition of the AMC+ app, nine free streaming channels and over 150 on-demand feature films. Among the new streaming channels are Portlandia, MSG Sports Zone, AMC en Espanol, Allblk Gems and Overtime. More than […]

AMC+ moves to linear on Vodafone TV in Spain

Streaming service AMC+ will become a linear channel in Spain on Vodafone TV,  during March. At no extra costs, from March 1-30 Vodafone TV will broadcast the first episodes of a line-up of premium programming from AMC+ on channel 23. Including spin-offs Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire, Tales of the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead: Origins, joined by […]

TV industry in midst of “reflection and correction” says AMCN content chief

AMC Networks’ president of entertainment and AMC Studios Dan McDermott told reporters on the TCA winter press tour that the company’s current round of restructuring will leave it “optimally positioned as a lean, progressive, forward facing organisation, poised to take advantage of the myriad opportunities in the marketplace.” McDermott was responding to recent developments at […]

Monetisation of content ‘in disarray’ says AMC Networks chairman

AMC Networks is the latest company to fall victim to this year’s correction in the global SVOD business. On the same day that CEO Christina Spade stepped down after just three months in the job, chairman James Dolan announced “significant cutbacks”. With Warner Bros Discovery CEO David Zaslav and Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger having […]

AMC Networks hails success of its targeted streaming strategy

On the eve of international TV market MIPCOM, AMC Networks says the rollout of its SVOD service AMC+ is “gaining momentum”. Following new launches in Spain, Korea, India, New Zealand and Australia, president of streaming services Miquel Penella said: “These recent international launches highlight the growing demand for AMC+ across major affiliates and distribution partners as we bring […]

AMC+ launches in Spain on Vodafone

AMC’s streaming service AMC+ is launching in Spain on Vodafone España’s TV platform. The launch will enable Vodafone TV subscribers in Spain to view the entirety of AMC+’s content line-up for €3.99 a month, which will also include access to content from ‘best-of-British’ SVOD offering Acorn TV and a line-up of content from horror offering […]

AMC to roll out streaming service AMC+ in CEE next year

AMC exec Levente Málnay has confirmed that his company is to roll out its streaming service AMC+ across Central and Eastern Europe next year. Málnay, who was speaking here at NEM Dubrovnik, told delegates that the streamer would be rolled out next year and offer a raft of US shows and selected local content to […]

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