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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

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 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

AMC drops 0.5m subs

AMC Networks has reported its Q2 earnings and revealed that its streaming services lost 500,000 subscribers since March 31st, with subscriber count now at 11 million. Net revenues decreased 8 per cent from the prior year to $679 million (€618.1m), largely driven by lower advertising revenues, domestic affiliate revenues and 25/7 Media production services revenues, […]

August 4, 2023

AMC Networks promotes Molloy at ALLBLK and WE tv

AMC Networks has announced a strategic realignment of its ALLBLK and WE tv programming and development group. Company veteran Angela Molloy has been promoted to senior vice president, development & original production, unscripted, ALLBLK/WE tv, reporting to Brett Dismuke, head of content for ALLBLK and WE tv. Molloy, who was previously vice president of development […]

June 6, 2023

African Movie Channel unveils Season 5 Of AMC Movie Talk

After four seasons, international Nollywood broadcaster, African Movie Channel has announced the return of its original flagship talk show, AMC Movie Talk, which first debuted in 2016.Season 5 of AMC Movie Talk returns with its host, award-winning British-Nigerian actress, model, TV and radio host, Simi Drey, and several more A-list Nollywood celebrities.AMC Movie Talk puts the […]

June 5, 2023

Netflix hires AMC scripted execs

The co-heads of AMC scripted drama, Emma Miller and Carrie Gillogly, are both headed for Netflix. Both had been with AMC for near a decade and their departure comes as AMC cuts 20 per cent of content spend this year, down to $1.1 billion (€1.12bn) from $1.35 billion in 2022. The reduction is part of […]

May 26, 2023

AMC launches True Crime UK FAST channel

Amazon Freevee and Rakuten TV viewers are now able to watch CBS Reality programmes as the CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership, a joint venture between AMC Networks International and Paramount Global, launches a free, ad-supported streaming TV (FAST) channel, True Crime UK from CBS Reality. Programming launch highlights on the channel include original true […]

May 15, 2023