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First Latin America launches for Sundance channel

Sundance Channel has inked a deal with DirecTV Latin America, giving it carriage across seven territories in the region for the first time. Sundance Channel Global, the international unit of US-listed channels group AMC Networks, said that it will seek distribution deals with other pay TV operators into Latin America following the DirecTV launch in […]

Gronenthal upped at AMC/Sundance

The international arm of AMC Networks has promoted Harold Gronenthal to executive VP, programming and operations and acquired new content for its global channels. Gronenthal has previously held a number of positions at AMC/Sundance Channel Global, the global arm of the cablecaster behind series such as Mad Men and Breaking Bad. AMC/Sundance Channel president Bruce […]

Sundance orders another original drama

US cable net Sundance Channel has ordered its second wholly-owned original series, The Descendants. The 6x60mins series will follow a US sheriff policing two clashing communities. The order comes as Sundance ramps up its original programming strategy, with recent examples including Rectify and Top of the Lake. The cable net, part of the AMC Networks […]

Robert Redford: an independent man

The founder of the Sundance Institute, Sundance Channel and Sundance Film Festival, Robert Redford is the A-lister who has done more than any of his peers to support indie filmmakng. The actor, producer, director and Sundance founder talked to TBI about the TV and film industry and how Sundance and its various activities will evolve. […]

Sundance Channel picks up raft of Sundance movies

Sundance Channel Global has picked up five Sundance Film Festival movie titles. It has acquired Computer Chess (pictured), Halley, I Used to be Darker, It Felt Like Love and This is Martin Bonner and will show them throughout Europe and Asia in conjunction with the second annual Sundance London Film & Music Festival in late […]

New launch for Sundance Channel in Poland

Polish cable operator Multimedia Polska has added Sundance Channel HD to its portfolio of digital channels. The AMC Networks-operated channel will kick off with a 10-day season of Sundance Film Festival award winners as well as the second season of Mad Men. Sundance Channel replaces TV 1000 on the platform. The latter is no longer […]

A+E poaches AMC Networks exec Sally Habbershaw

A+E Networks has poached AMC Networks executive Sally Habbershaw to help roll out female skewing channel Lifetime around the world. Habbershaw has been appointed to the new role of vice president, international programming, production and operations. She will report to Christian Murphy, senior vice president, international programming and marketing and will be based in its […]

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