Apple TV+, BBCS, Disney & ITVS link on Equity’s workplace guidelines

Apple TV+, the BBC, Disney and ITV Studios (ITVS) are among a swathe of companies to have signed up to a new commitment aimed at cutting out bullying, harassment and inappropriate behaviour in TV. The statement comes via UK union Equity and brings together 21 major organisations in the TV industry, both in the UK […]

AMC sets plan to roll out AMC+ across CEE in 2023

AMC exec Levente Málnay has confirmed that his company is to roll out its streaming service AMC+ across Central and Eastern Europe next year. Málnay, who was speaking here at NEM Dubrovnik, told delegates that the streamer would be rolled out next year and offer a raft of US shows and selected local content to […]

AMC boss says “no current plans” for ad-supported streaming tiers

AMC’s interim CEO Matt Blank has said that the US network has no plans to add advertising to its SVOD products such as Acorn TV, Shudder and AMC+. Adding an ad-supported option to existing subscription streamers is increasingly becoming the trend in the industry, with Netflix and Disney+ the latest to reveal plans to add […]

AMC commissions Negan & Maggie-centric ‘Walking Dead’ spin-off

AMC Networks has commissioned a new spin-off in its The Walking Dead franchise, which will follow fan-favourite characters Maggie and Negan battling zombies in post-apocalyptic New York City. The six-part Isle Of The Dead will see actors Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan reprise their roles from The Walking Dead, and also serve as executive […]

AMC+ to open ‘The Ipcress File’ in North America

AMC Networks has picked up exclusive rights to six-part espionage thriller The Ipcress File for its AMC+ streaming service in North America. The show, set during the Cold War, is based on the eponymous Len Deighton novel and has been adapted by Trainspotting’s John Hodge, with Altitude Television producing in association with distributor ITV Studios […]

AMC+ saddles up Western drama ‘Dirty Black Bag’ for US, Canada & Oz

AMC Networks has acquired rights to spaghetti western drama series That Dirty Black Bag for its AMC+ bundle in the US, Canada and Australia. The show, produced by Mediawan-owned BRON Studios and Palomar, describes the eight-day clash between sheriff Arthur McCoy (Dominic Cooper) and Red Bill (Douglas Booth), an infamous, solitary bounty hunter known for […]

AMC+ launches in Australia via Amazon & Apple TV

AMC Networks has launched its streaming bundle AMC+ in Australia, allowing viewers to access a raft of shows from the US operator and its sibling streamers Acorn TV and Shudder. The service, which became available via YouTube in the US earlier this year, will allow Aussie subscribers to watch shows including revenge thriller The Beast Must […]

BBC & AMC+ drama ‘The North Water’ sails into 40 territories

CBC in Canada and Foxtel in Australia are among almost 40 broadcasters and streamers around the world to have acquired BBC & AMC+ drama series The North Water, ahead of its UK debut. The 5 x 60-minute series, which is distributed by BBC Studios, was produced by See-Saw Films as a co-production with Rhombus Media, […]

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