AMC rebrands Chellomedia

AMC Networks is re-branding Chellomedia to “AMC Networks International.”

The company acquired Chellomedia, a collection of television networks distributed worldwide, earlier this year. In addition to Chellomedia, AMC Networks International will also encompass AMC/Sundance Channel Global, which operates in Europe, Latin America, the Mid-East and Asia.

“Re-naming Chellomedia is a natural next step as we continue to integrate this portfolio of channels and transition AMC Networks into a global media company,” said AMC Networks COO Ed Carroll.

AMC Networks International consists of six operating units:

AMC Networks International – Asia-Pacific
Headed by Bruce Tuchman;
Channels include Sundance Channel, MGM Channel, WE tv and JimJam;
In addition, as was previously announced, Tuchman will continue to serve as President,
AMC/Sundance Channel and MGM Channel Global.

AMC Networks International – Central Europe
Headed by Mike Moriarty
Channels include Sport 1, Sport 2, Sport M, OBN, Minimax, Megamax, Spektrum, Spektrum Home, TV Paprika, Film Mánia, Film Café, MGM Channel;

AMC Networks International – Iberia
Headed by Eduardo Zulueta
Channels include Canal Hollywood (Spain and Portugal), XTRM, CTK, MGM Channel,
Somos, Buzz, Odisea, Odisseia, Natura, Historia (Spain and Portugal), Bio, Crimen +
Investigación, Canal Cocina, Canal Decasa, Sol Música, Canal Panda (Spain and Portugal), Biggs and Mov;

AMC Networks International – Latin America
Headed by Eduardo Zulueta
Channels include MGM Channel, MGM Channel HD, Film & Arts, Europa Europa,
elgourmet, Casa Club TV, Cosmopolitan TV, Ella, Canal (á), AM Sports, Reality TV;

AMC Networks International – Zone (EMEA)
Headed by Dermot Shortt
Includes CBS Reality, CBS Drama, CBS Action, CBS Europa, Horror Channel,
Horror Channel Italy, JimJam, JimJam Polsat, Extreme Sports Channel, MGM Channel,
Outdoor Channel;

AMC Networks International – DMC
Headed by Mike Moriarty
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