Ed Carroll


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 Spanish channel as Sundance

AMC Networks International is rebranding its Spanish movie channel CTK to Sundance Channel. The shift to Sundance will take effect from the start of next month and the programming line-up will be tweaked accordingly. The channel will exclusively show AMC’s original US series Rectify (pictured) on the new channel, starting on October 9. Bruce Tuchman, […]

AMC launching internationally after MGM rebrand

AMC Networks is launching its flagship AMC channel internationally. The US-listed channel operator is rebranding the MGM channel, which it took ownership of as part of its US$1 billion deal for Chellomedia, meaning AMC will roll out in Europe, Latin America, Asia and Africa. The MGM channel is programmed with movies from the Hollywood studio […]

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 […]

WE tv crosses Divide into scripted

AMC Networks’ female-skewed channel WE tv has become the latest to move into scripted programming with The Divide, a 10-part “exploration of personal morality”. Cable channels such as Discovery, History, OWN and BET have got in on the scripted act in the last few years and WE tv is now the latest to follow the […]