AMC’s Sundance Now streaming service takes Sharon Horgan show

Sundance Now, AMC Networks’ premium video streaming service, has picked up Sharon Horgan’s British TV series Motherland. The series, written and created by Horgan, Holly Walsh, and Graham and Helen Linehan, will make its exclusive US debut with the first two episodes premiering on the service on May 10. Motherland follows Julia (Anna Maxwell Martin), who always […]

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 […]

AMC and DramaFever test horror SVoD site Shudder

AMC and DramaFever are now in the beta testing phase for their new joint project – a subscription horror site called Shudder. Speaking to DTVE yesterday, DramaFever’s head of marketing Yale Wang confirmed the trials and said that the site would primarily feature horror movies rather than TV content. He added that Shudder access would […]

Sundance Channel rises in Central America

Sundance Channel Global has launched in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay for the first time. The channel, part of the AMC Networks International stable, has secured carriage with a range of pay TV platforms. In Panama the standard and high definition versions of Sundance will be carried on Cable Onda, the […]

Liberty sweeps Euro 50 awards

Liberty Global swept Digital TV Europe’s Euro 50 Awards, taking home three prizes last night, including gongs for Industry Leader and Technology Leader. At a gala dinner in London’s Meridien Piccadilly hotel at the close of the second day of Cable Congress, Liberty Global CEO Mike Fries – who recently oversaw Liberty’s US$23.3 billion (€17.2 […]

Sundance Channel signs Spain and Romania deals

Sundance Channel is expanding its European distribution after parent company AMC/Sundance Channel Global signed deals in Spain and Romania. The general entertainment channel has launched in HD on Spanish cable platform Euskaltel as part of the TVD100 package and in standard definition and HD on UPC Romania’s network in the Digital Maxim HD and Digital […]

Sundance Channel signs Spanish iPhone deal

The Sundance Channel can now be viewed on iPhones and iPads in Spain after the broadcaster signed a deal with Telefónica’s Movistar Imagenio. The launch on Apple devices follows deals with Telefónica for Android and Blackberry smartphones. Bruce Tuchman, president of AMC/Sundance Channel Global, said, “Sundance Channel’s launch on iPhone and iPad devices on Movistar […]

Carriage and programming deals for Sundance

The international Sundance channel has inked new carriage deals for its services in Asia and programming agreements for its Asian and European offerings.
Sundance has picked up UK drama series The Hour. The newsroom and espionage drama, which is set London in the 1960s, is distributed by Shine.
 The channel operator has also picked up international […]

Sundance promotes Palluth

AMC/Sundance Channel Global has promoted Ed Palluth to executive vice-president, global distribution. He was formerly senior vice president, global distribution.   Palluth will continue to handle distribution for AMC Networks’ international titles, including Sundance Channel and WE tv and will continue to report to Bruce Tuchman, president, AMC/Sundance Channel Global. Tuchman said, “Ed helped launch […]

Sundance Channel launching on Liberty Global CEE platforms

AMC/Sundance Channel Global is to launch across eastern Europe and has struck a number of deal extensions in western Europe. The international broadcaster is to launch via Liberty Global’s satellite pay TV platform Focus Sat in Romania and cable operator UPC in Hungary. This comes after a deal last year to launch via Liberty Global’s […]