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AMC Networks CEO Sapan steps down

AMC Networks’ longstanding president & CEO Josh Sapan is stepping down, prompting further M&A speculation around the US-based broadcaster and streamer. Sapan has been with AMC for more than 25 years and is being replaced on an interim basis by Matt Blank, who had led ViacomCBS-owned Showtime for two decades before stepping down in 2017. […]

FuboTV adds TV content after partnering with AMC Networks

US sports streaming service, FuboTV, is branching into TV content after striking a deal with AMC Networks to offer AMC’s linear channels and streaming services to subscribers. In the coming weeks AMC Networks’ AMC, BBC America, Sundance, IFC and WE tv channels will be added to the Fubo Premier package, allowing viewers to access shows […]

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 […]

BuzzFeed launches social TV initiative

BuzzFeed has partnered with Bravo and IFC to launch its BuzzFeed Social Tune In Program, which it says will create a “full-circle TV, social and digital program for advertisers.” The social news site said the partnership programme will allow advertisers to cross-promote their content on BuzzFeed and their own web properties. As part of the scheme, […]