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AMC Networks reboots horror anthology ‘The Terror’ after five-year hiatus

AMC Networks is returning to its horror anthology series, The Terror, after a five-year hiatus. The six-parter, called The Terror: Devil In Silver, is being written by Chris Cantwell (Halt And Catch Fire) and author Victor LaValle, who wrote the novel on which the season is based. David Zucker (Scott Free), Alexandra Milchan (Emjag), Guymon […]

AMC rejigs scripted team under Ben Haigh & Josh Sizer, with raft of promotions

AMC Networks has reorganised its scripted team with a raft of promotions and new positions for Ben Haigh and Josh Sizer. The duo have been upped to become SVP’s of programming with remits across domestic scripted, reporting into EVP of programming Ben Davis at AMC Networks and AMC Studios. Haigh and Sizer both joined AMC […]

Starz snags Sky drama ‘Mary & George’ for North America as AMC bows out

Starz has snagged rights to Mary & George, the upcoming Sky Studios show that had previously been picked up by AMC Networks. The drama is produced by the UK’s Hera Pictures and has been inspired by Benjamin Woolley’s nonfiction book The King’s Assassin, with Killing Eve‘s DC Moore writing. AMC Networks had previously taken rights […]

BBC Two lands AMC drama ‘Mayfair Witches’ & extends Putin docuseries

The BBC has acquired supernatural drama Mayfair Witches from AMC Networks and extended its Vladimir Putin factual series. Mayfair Witches is based on the novels by Anne Rice and will air on BBC Two and be available via iPlayer. The eight-part series follows an intuitive young neurosurgeon who discovers she possesses supernatural abilities and that […]

News round-up: ZDF Studios, Non Stop & La Sagrada Familia team for F1 doc; Newen Studios acquires Digital Banana & takes Brain Comet stake; WE tv picks up ‘S.W.A.T’

ZDF Studios, Non Stop & La Sagrada Familia team for F1 doc ZDF Studios, Non Stop Studios and La Sagrada Familia have partnered on a series about the life of Argentinean Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio. The series will explores the early years of Formula 1 and includes interviews with Fangio’s sons: Juan Carlos, […]

AMC Networks advertising & content licensing revenues dive, but streaming rebounds

AMC Networks has seen its advertising revenue plunge 18% in Q3, with the US-based operator blaming the slump on “anticipated linear ratings declines” and fewer original shows. Revenue across the group, which is behind series such as The Walking Dead: Daryl Dixon and Irish thriller Harry Wild, was down 7% to $637m while ad-related revenue […]

‘Nautilus’ voyages to AMC in US & Canada after departing Disney+

Nautilus, the 10-part series based on Jules Verne’s classic adventure novel 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea, has found a new home at AMC Networks in the US and Canada after being dropped from Disney+ UK’s line-up. The Moonriver TV and Seven Stories-produced series will air on AMC and AMC+ in 2024. The show was originally […]

AMC+ sets ad-supported tier pricing at $4.99 per month

AMC Networks has unveiled pricing for the ad-supported version of its AMC+ streaming service. The new tier, confirmed in April, will cost $4.99 per month versus a with-ads version that costs $8.99. It will provide access to AMC programming, from Better Call Saul to The Walking Dead franchise,plus access to Shudder, Sundance Now and IFC […]

BBC snags headline-making ‘Interview With The Vampire’ from AMC

The BBC has picked up AMC Networks’ drama Interview With The Vampire for BBC Two and iPlayer. The show, which is based on Anne Rice’s novel, is from Gran Via Productions, Dwight Street Book Club and AMC Studios. The seven-parter is set in New Orleans and tracks the lives of three vampires as they embark […]

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