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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 […]

More US studios say they will reconsider shooting in Georgia

NBCUniversal, WarnerMedia, Sony, Viacom and AMC have joined Disney and Netflix in saying they will reconsider working in Georgia if its new abortion law comes into effect. “We operate and produce work in many states and within several countries at any given time and while that doesn’t mean we agree with every position taken by […]

AMC orders anthology series from ‘Black Mirror’ writer

AMC has greenlit an anthology series that mixes sci-fi and romance from Black Mirror writer Will Bridges and actor-writer Brett Goldstein.  Bridges and Goldstein will executive produce with Jolyon Symonds (Thorne, Complicit) through Fearless Minds, a Banijay Group company. As yet untitled, the 6 x 60-minute anthology project will be produced by AMC Studios and […]

BBC America renews ‘Killing Eve’ for third season

BBC America has renewed the critically acclaimed Sid Gentle Films series Killing Eve for a third season. The cat-and-mouse thriller revolves around Eve (Sandra Oh), an MI6 operative, and psychopath assassin Villanelle (Jodie Comer) who are bound by a mutual obsession and one brutal act. Its second season premiered in the US as a simulcast […]

Acorn TV expands global footprint to 30 territories

Acorn TV, the US streaming service specialising in British television, is expanding into 30 countries, including India and Australia. The SVOD service, which was launched in the US and Canada in 2011, is now also available for US$4.99/month in Spain, Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, New Zealand, South Africa, Venezuela and the Bahamas, among a number […]

In the spotlight: Simon & Stephen Cornwell

The Ink Factory founders, and sons of author John le Carré, discuss the changing face of television and bringing their father’s stories to new audiences. Andy McDonald reports Stephen and Simon Cornwell set up production company The Ink Factory in 2010, with a core part of their strategy to adapt the work of their father. LA-based […]

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