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UK ad ‘hiccup’ impacts on AMC’s international business

AMC has blamed a “hiccup” in UK ad revenues for a lacklustre performance by its international division in its latest quarterly results. Speaking on the company’s earnings call, AMC Networks’ chief operating officer, Ed Carroll, said that the company expects to see continued growth in affiliate revenue at its international networks, but cautioned: “We think […]

Freeview experiences Horror

The CBS AMC Networks UK channels partnership’s Horror Channel is to launch on free-to-air digital-terrestrial platform Freeview on Friday March 13. The channel, which is currently available on Sky, Freesat and Virgin Media, will air on Freeview channel 70, giving it 90% coverage of the DTT footprint in the UK. The channel’s forthcoming line-up of […]

News brief: CBS AMC lands EMEA drama deal

CBS AMC Networks EMEA Channel Partnership has taken on a number of CBS Studios International-sold dramas. In Poland, the CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International joint venture, known as CBS Chellozone UK Channels before AMC bought Chellomedia, gets The Borgias (seasons 1-3) for CBS Europa The Good Wife (seasons 1-2) for CBS Drama and […]

CBS channels eye TalkTalk TV success

Four UK pay channels that CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International jointly operate are launching on the TalkTalk TV service. CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality+1 and Horror Channel have gone live on the platform, which claims to be the UK’s fastest growing IPTV service. CBS-AMC channels are already distributed on BSkyB, Virgin, Freesat […]

CBS Reality gets into Pawn

Channel operator Chello Zone has picked up nine seasons of Hardcore Pawn for its CBS Reality channel. The observational doc series, which is set in a Detroit pawn shop, will go out on the channel’s EMEA feed, and be seen in Poland, Cyprus, Hungary, Romania, the Middle East and Africa from next month. The series […]