AMC, Amazon content deal

Amazon Prime Video has agreed a content deal with AMC that will see it receive first international rights to series from AMC Studios.

The first new series covered by the deal is The Terror, a horror series produced by Ridley Sxott, whcih will launch in 2018. Amazon Prime will be able to stream the show to members in 28 markets including German, Japan, Australia, India and Italy.

“This is another step in our efforts to extend the selection of premium TV shows available to Prime Video members worldwide. We are thrilled to bring new shows from AMC, starting with The Terror, to our Prime members around the world,” said Brad Beale, VP, worldwide television acquisition for Amazon Prime Video.

“AMC Studios and Amazon already enjoy a successful programming partnership,” added Rick Olshansky, president of business operations at AMC Studios. “This agreement underscores the high global demand for AMC’s must-have content and franchises and enables us to bring our popular shows to a wide global audience.”

In the UK, AMC currently has a content deal in place with BT. It is not yet known if this deal will change tfollowing the Amazon agreement.

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