AMC Networks International


AMC rebrands Spanish channel as Sundance

AMC Networks International is rebranding its Spanish movie channel CTK to Sundance Channel. The shift to Sundance will take effect from the start of next month and the programming line-up will be tweaked accordingly. The channel will exclusively show AMC’s original US series Rectify (pictured) on the new channel, starting on October 9. Bruce Tuchman, […]

Appetite for Kerridge cooking shows grows in Oz, US

Broadcasters in Australia and the US are among buyers of British cooking series from celebrity chef Tom Kerridge. Lifestyle in Australia has prebought BBC Two’s 6x30mins series Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever, which is the follow up to Tom Kerridge’s Proper Pub Food. That show has also sold to Lifestyle, as well as US cable net […]

CBS Action finds Freeview home

Drama channel CBS Action is to launch on UK free TV platform Freeview. The CBS Studios and AMC Networks International-owned net is already on BSkyB, Freesat and Virgin Media in the territory, but is now also distributed via digital television. CBS Action programming includes CBS series such as NCIS and Star Trek: Next Generation, and […]

Sundance Channel rises in Central America

Sundance Channel Global has launched in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay for the first time. The channel, part of the AMC Networks International stable, has secured carriage with a range of pay TV platforms. In Panama the standard and high definition versions of Sundance will be carried on Cable Onda, the […]

CBS channels eye TalkTalk TV success

Four UK pay channels that CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International jointly operate are launching on the TalkTalk TV service. CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality+1 and Horror Channel have gone live on the platform, which claims to be the UK’s fastest growing IPTV service. CBS-AMC channels are already distributed on BSkyB, Virgin, Freesat […]

AMC rebrands Chellomedia

AMC is rebranding Chellomedia to AMC Networks International, after completing its buyout of the global channels operator and content company in February. Breaking Bad firm AMC, which agreed last year to pay Liberty Global US$1billion (€750 million) to buy Chellomedia, said that the new AMC Networks International division will also include AMC/Sundance Channel Global, which […]