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Shudder acquires rights to The Boy Behind the Door

Shudder, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service for horror, thriller and the supernatural, has acquired the exclusive rights to The Boy Behind the Door for release in North America, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand on July 29th. The first feature from co-writers and directors Justin Powell and David Charbonier, the suspense thriller tells […]

April 22, 2021

Spain: Acorn TV on Amazon Prime Video Channels

Acorn TV, the streaming service from AMC Networks offering content from Britain and from other English-speaking countries, is now available on Amazon Prime Video Channels in Spain as an add-on subscription. With a monthly price of €3.99, the Acorn TV channel offers members a wide range of drama, mystery and comedy series from the UK, […]

April 6, 2021

DEG adds 12 new members

DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group has added 12 new companies to the organisation. DEG’s newest member companies are AMC Networks, Azure, Breaker, Cinedigm, Movies Anywhere, Pixelogic, Respeecher, ScreenHits TV, SmithGeiger, Starz, Verizon Business Group and Vuulr. AMC Networks, Azure, Cinedigm, ScreenHits TV, SmithGeiger, Starz, Verizon Business Group and Vuulr will also join DEG’s D2C Alliance […]

March 30, 2021

Spain: AMC Networks launching Selekt pay-TV channel

AMC Networks International Southern Europe (AMCNISE) is launching Selekt as a new general-interest pay-TV channel in Spain. Available from February 4th at no additional cost for subscribers to Vodafone TV and Orange TV, AMC Networks says Selekt will offer “premieres, original productions, exclusive programming and simulcasts showcasing the best in film, series, documentaries, lifestyle, children’s […]

January 28, 2021

AMC Networks to lay off 10% of staff

AMC Networks, the US cable entertainment company, is letting go 10 per cent of its staff, amounting to nearly 100 positions, in a reorganisation designed to streamline the company’s linear and streaming operations. CEO Josh Sapan announced the cuts during a virtual town hall, according to Deadline, saying a strategic evaluation of the company had […]

November 19, 2020

‘Netflix Fan’ and Acorn TV launch in Spain

In a new move to bet on TV series to boost subscriptions, Vodafone Spain will include Acorn TV in its OTT from November 3rd. The VoD service, from AMC Networks, specialises in British TV series and English-speaking content. TAcorn TV will be for free during November and €3.99 a month thereafter. Vodafone subscribers will have […]

October 20, 2020From David Del Valle in Madrid

AMC Networks channels on Antenna Hungária

AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE), and Hungary’s state-owned broadcast operator Antenna Hungária have announced a multi-year, long term channel distribution agreement to launch AMCNI CNE’s entire portfolio on all of the major service provider’s line-up. The partnership will also see all of AMCNI CNE’s television channels available in Antenna Hungária’s […]

September 3, 2020

Shudder expands to Australia & NZ

AMC Networks has announced that Shudder, its premium subscription streaming service for horror, thriller, and the supernatural is now available in Australia and New Zealand, expanding a global footprint that already encompasses the UK, the US, Canada, Germany and Ireland. “We’re thrilled to share our unrivaled collection of curated horror and supernatural movies and series […]

August 17, 2020

F1 extends TV rights deal with AMC Networks CNE

Formula 1 has announced that AMC Networks International – Central and Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) has extended its TV rights agreement to exclusively show the full FIA Formula 1 World Championship until 2023 in Czech Republic and Slovakia. The extended three-year agreement will see Sport1 and Sport2 show the drama unfold across each race weekend, […]

August 12, 2020

Luxembourg: AMC Networks channels on PostTV

International broadcaster AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and telco POST Luxembourg have announced the launch of four new entertainment channels on PostTV, the largest IPTV platform in Luxembourg. CBS Reality, Extreme Sports Channel, KinoweltTV and Outdoor Channel are now part of Entertain Me!, PostTV’s à la-carte package. This is the first time these channels of the […]

August 3, 2020