Bruce Tuchman


AMC populates global nets with Humans

AMC has landed exclusive first-run rights to sci-fi drama Humans for its international channel feeds. AMC Global will run the 8x60mins first season in all territories (except the UK where it is on coproducer Channel 4) after a deal with distributor Endemol Shine International. The networks will also get the second season, which is planned […]

Global simulcast for Fear the Walking Dead

The Walking Dead spin-off series Fear the Walking Dead will go out on the international AMC channels simultaneously, and at the same time around the world as on AMC in the US on August 23. The global simulcast will see the show screened around the world on AMC Global at 9pm eastern time, ahead of […]

AMC eyes international Sundance originals

Indie content channel Sundance Global is looking at making original drama for the first time. The international version of SundanceTV, part of the AMC Networks group, has programming from its US counterpart as well as acquired indie films, drama and docs. Moving forward, original international drama could be part of the plan. “We are intrigued […]

Sundance Global buys raft of premium drama

AMC Networks has acquired several premium drama series for its Sundance Channel Global channel. It has picked up political thriller The Honourable Woman (pictured) and season two of thriller The Red Road, both of which air on SundanceTV in the US. The former has been acquired from BBC Worldwide and will premiere on Sundance in […]

The script for AMC International

With consumers and the TV industry fixated on high-end drama, TBI speaks to the people behind the new international AMC channel about bringing its brand of scripted cool to market. When US-listed channels group AMC Networks stumped up US$1 billion for Chellomedia’s channel portfolio last October, AMC was already part of the plan. In August, […]

AMC rebrands Chellomedia

AMC is rebranding Chellomedia to AMC Networks International, after completing its buyout of the global channels operator and content company in February. Breaking Bad firm AMC, which agreed last year to pay Liberty Global US$1billion (€750 million) to buy Chellomedia, said that the new AMC Networks International division will also include AMC/Sundance Channel Global, which […]

Tuchman gains control of global MGM channels

AMC/Sundance Channel Global president Bruce Tuchman has added the role of president, MGM Channel Global to his duties. AMC Networks has handed Tuchman the role following its acquisition of Chellomedia, which had acquired the international MGM channels business in August 2012. The MGM Channel is distributed in more than 130 territories. Tuchman has a long […]

AMC reshuffles Chello Latin America post-deal

AMC Networks has placed Eduardo Zulueta (above left) in charge of Chello Latin America, with former incumbent Alejandro Harrison taking on a new business development role. Zulueta, who is also managing director of Chello Multicanal, is expanding his duties to oversee the Chello business in Latin America and divide his time between Chello Multicanal’s Madrid […]

AMC/Sundance Channel buys festival fare

AMC/Sundance Channel Global has made a raft of independent film acquisitions from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival that will premiere exclusively on the Sundance Channel this spring. US drama Drunktown’s Finest has been acquired for France, Eastern Europe, Latin America, Benelux, Iberia and Asia (excluding Malaysia); while Chile-France copro To Kill a Man will air […]

Sundance Channel to launch in MENA

The Sundance Channel is set to launch in the Middle East and North Africa thanks to a deal between AMC/Sundance Channel Global and regional pay TV operator OSN. The network will be available exclusively on OSN from tomorrow and will be available to subscribers of the operator’s Platinum HD and Premier HD packages. Sundance content […]