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AMC replaces Cinemax on Sky’s ‘Gangs Of London’ S2

AMC has replaced Cinemax as the US partner on the second season of Sky’s hit crime drama Gangs Of London. The show, whose first season was the biggest original drama launch on Sky Atlantic for the past five years, delves into the inner workings of the largest criminal organisation in London. It was created by […]

AMC explores BBC’s ‘Salisbury Poisonings’ after striking Fremantle deal

US cable network AMC has picked up rights to BBC scripted series The Salisbury Poisonings, which recently became the UK broadcaster’s biggest overnight drama launch in six years. The show, which will debut in the US this autumn, is based on the true story of the 2018 Novichok poisonings and the impact it had on […]

AMC joins BBC on Ben Whishaw-starring ‘This Is Going To Hurt’

AMC in the US has joined the UK’s BBC on an adaptation of Adam Kay’s award-winning memoir This Is Going To Hurt, with Chernobyl outfit Sister attached to produce and Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal) starring. The TV show, which will use the same name as the novel, is based on Kay’s diaries and […]

Disney’s Freeform hires former Netflix, AMC exec as president

Disney’s young adult cablenet Freeform has appointed former Netflix exec Tara Duncan as its president. Duncan takes up the role on 8 June and will lead on content strategy, original programming and production, as well as overseeing brand development, scheduling and finance. She reports into Disney TV Studios and ABC Entertainment chairman Dana Walden. Duncan […]

AMC partners with Spanish telco Orange for Selekt streamer

Orange TV in Spain and AMC Networks International Southern Europe (AMCNISE) have struck a deal that will see the telco operator become the first company to carry new streamer AMC Selekt. The service, available at no extra cost to Orange TV customers, promises to offer more than 5,000 TV shows and on-demand content from 10 […]

‘McMafia’, ‘Real Full Monty’ among International Emmy winners

UK series McMafia has picked up the International Emmy Award for drama at the 47th edition of the annual ceremony in New York. The BBC and AMC drama, produced by Cuba Pictures, follows the English-raised son of Russian exiles who is drawn into a life of crime when his family’s murderous past returns to threaten […]

ITV, AMC greenlight Left Bank’s ‘Quiz’

ITV and AMC are adapting James Graham’s play Quiz into a three-part series. Directed by Stephen Frears, the Left Bank-produced drama will tell the story of British couple Charles and Diana Ingram’s attempted heist of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. The story is based on real-life events that saw Major Ingram, Diana and an […]

AMC Entertainment Networks Group brings Studios operation in-house

AMC Networks is bringing its Studios operation in-house in a restructure that sees the departure of David Madden. The exec, who joined AMC in 2017, served as president of programming for the Entertainment Networks Group and AMC Studios. However, under the business’s “strategic realignment” the studio will come under centralised leadership – that of Sarah […]

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