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Dan Fogler, Robert Sheehan and more join MCM Comic Con line-up

MCM Comic Con is just a few days away and even more names from the world of entertainment have joined the stellar line-up. Dan Fogler, star of The Walking Dead and The Goldbergs, but perhaps best known as everyone’s favourite muggle, Jacob Kowalski, in the Fantastic Beasts franchise, will be meeting and greeting fans on […]

May 19, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Audible announces Radioman crime podcast

Audible, a provider of spoken-word entertainment, today announces the launch of Radioman, a ten-part Audible Original crime drama — written by Joe Derick (Against The Ice), co-created by, and starring, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Game of Thrones, Against The Ice), with producers Frank Spotnitz (The X-Files, Leonardo) and Emily Feller (Leonardo, Medici) as creative lead. This gripping […]

May 12, 2022

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

AMC Networks addressable ad slots in all original programming

AMC Networks is offering addressable ad slots in every hour of its original programming on AMC and WE tv in 2022 throughout the US. Amazon is the first client to leverage this capability, with a year-long relationship across multiple shows. Offered in partnership with Canoe Ventures, the spots will run on Comcast, Charter and Cox […]

February 18, 2022

AMC Networks renews Slovakia, Czech deals

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and Slovak Telekom Group’s Magio and Digi Slovakia as well as T-Mobile TV Czech Republic, subsidiaries of Deutsche Telekom, have announced a multi-year renewal of their distribution agreement. The strategic agreement builds on the companies’ long-term partnership by providing carriage of AMCNI channels Sport1, Sport2, AMC, Film+, Minimax, JimJam, Spektrum and […]

January 20, 2022

AMC Networks CEE VoD partnership with M7

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) and M7 Group, owned by Canal+, have extended their strategic partnership in Central and Eastern Europe. As part of an expanded new multi-territory cooperation, subscribers of M7 Group’s TV platforms in Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Romania will get access to enriched VoD content related to the flagship channels of AMC, […]

December 13, 2021

BBC adds more classic comedy and drama to iPlayer

BBC iPlayer users can watch even more comedy and drama box sets from the BBC archive, with 90s classics dinnerladies, Keeping Up Appearances and This Life all arriving on the streaming service. Every episode of Keeping Up Appearances will become availabke on November 16th, and This Life on November 30th, whilst dinnerladies is available immediately. […]

November 11, 2021

Carroll exits AMC Networks after 34 years

AMC Networks has announced that its longtime chief operating officer Ed Carroll has decided to step down, following a 34-year tenure with the company. He will remain with the company through the end of the year. “For decades, Ed has been the heart and soul of AMC Networks,” said Josh Sapan, former AMC Networks President […]

September 29, 2021

Japan: Disney+ adding Star brand in October

The Disney+ service in Japan will expand its general entertainment content with the introduction of the Star brand on October 27th. With the addition of Star to the current line-up of content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic, Disney+ Japan will feature over 16,000 titles. The Star brand features thousands of hours […]

September 2, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Veteran AMC CEO steps down

AMC Networks reveals that Josh Sapan, president and CEO of the company for 26 years, is to step down and become executive vice chairman. The company has brought in former Showtime lead Matthew Blank as interim CEO. “Over his long career, Josh’s leadership ensured AMC Networks became a force in entertainment, with far-reaching influence throughout […]

August 24, 2021