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BBC acquires AMC Networks’ Mayfair Witches

The BBC has acquired supernatural drama Mayfair Witches, based on the best-selling novels by Anne Rice, for BBC Two and iPlayer. The eight-part series from AMC Networks stars Alexandra Daddario, Jack Huston, Harry Hamlin and Tongayi Chirisa. Based on  Rice’s iconic trilogy, Lives of the Mayfair Witches, the series explores female empowerment and the mortal […]

November 14, 2023By Nik Roseveare

AMC Networks Q3: Streaming returns to growth

AMC Networks has reported financial results for the third quarter ended September 30th 2023. Net revenues were at $637 million (€592.5m) down 7 per cent from the prior year, largely driven by lower domestic advertising revenues and affiliate revenues. Streaming revenues hit $142 million, an increase of 9 per cent from the prior year, primarily […]

November 6, 2023

AMC Networks rebrands UK portfolio

AMC Networks International UK has announced that it will rebrand its portfolio of UK channels and streaming services owned by the CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture with Paramount Global. The rebrand will be rolled out on November 22nd and AMC Networks says it “provides an exciting opportunity to introduce a clearer […]

October 31, 2023

AMC Networks enables programmatic ad buying on linear

AMC Networks has enabled programmatic ad buying on three of its linear networks after a successful pilot last month. AMC Networks says this technological advancement is noteworthy as “it marked the first time live linear inventory was able to be purchased programmatically – in a real-time, biddable ad environment”. The company created and executed this […]

October 27, 2023

Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon most-viewed AMC+ premiere

The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon has moved ahead of The Walking Dead: Dead City as the #1 most-viewed premiere of all time on AMC+ after three weeks of streaming data – and looks set to become the most-viewed season of any show on AMC+. The fourth episode of season one on October 1st delivered season high ratings […]

October 9, 2023

AMC+ adds ad-supported tier

AMC Networks has begun the rollout of an ad-supported version of its flagship AMC+ streaming service in the US, with initial availability on its direct-to-consumer platform and apps, expanding to third-party platforms and channels providers in the coming weeks. Priced at $4.99 per month, the ad-supported version includes a light ad load of less than […]

September 29, 2023

BBC acquires Interview with the Vampire series

The BBC has acquired AMC Networks’ hit drama series Interview with the Vampire, based on Anne Rice’s best-selling novel, for BBC Two and BBC iPlayer. The seven-part series stars Jacob Anderson, Sam Reid, Bailey Bass, Eric Bogosian and Assad Zaman. It follows Louis de Pointe du Lac (Anderson), Lestat de Lioncourt (Reid) and Claudia (Bass) […]

September 14, 2023

AMC Networks shows for UKTV

UKTV and BBC Studios have secured the UK and Benelux rights to a number of shows from AMC Networks in a joint deal. The shows are Mrs Sidhu Investigates, Darby and Joan Season 1, Signora Volpe Season 1 and Whitstable Pearl Seasons 1-2 for its free-to-air channel Drama and free streaming service UKTV Play; Dark […]

September 12, 2023

AMC Networks kicks off FearFest

AMC Networks has announced the return of AMC’s FearFest, its long-running horror and genre programming event, with over 700 hours of films, series and specials to be curated by Shudder, AMC Networks’ streamer for horror, thrillers and the supernatural. This year FearFest, Shocked by Shudder, will expand into September and across AMC Networks’ entire portfolio […]

September 4, 2023

Rowden leads AMCNI-UK Content Group

AMC Networks International UK (AMCNI-UK) has announced that Sam Rowden has been promoted to the newly-created position of Vice President, Content Group, overseeing AMCNI-UK’s overall content strategy. Rowden, who currently oversees the company’s programming strategy for the CBS channel portfolio consisting of six entertainment channels owned by joint ventures between AMCNI-UK and Paramount Global, will […]

July 5, 2023