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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

Chicken Soup for the Soul signs AMC FAST deal

Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has signed a deal with AMC Networks to add 12 Free Ad-Supported Streaming Television (FAST) channels. These new channels include the post-apocalyptic horror drama The Walking Dead Universe, the sketch comedy series Portlandia, and sports fan-focused MSG SportsZone. The channels will soon be available and can be accessed through […]

May 15, 2023

AMC Networks cuts content spend

AMC Networks, the US entertainment company behind The Walking Dead franchise, has reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31st 2022, and announced a 20 per cent cut on content spend for 2023. AMC Networks Interim Executive Chairman, James L. Dolan, said: “AMC Networks is focused on maximising the value […]

February 20, 2023

AMC orders fifth Walking Dead spin-off

AMC Networks has greenlit a new series set in The Walking Dead Universe, starring Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Titled Isle of the Dead, the series envisions the popular Maggie and Negan characters traveling into a post-apocalyptic Manhattan long ago cut off from the mainland. Set to premiere on AMC+ and AMC in 2023, […]

March 8, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Report: Cultural differences impact TV series demand

Findings from a report on the connection between local age ratings, cultural factors and TV show audience demand in key markets worldwide analyses the age ratings and cultural content of five popular US-originated TV shows worldwide. The report, Global TV Snapshot: Culture, Age Ratings and Audience Demand, from global entertainment technology and data company Spherex […]

February 4, 2022