Sundance Channel Global


Romper Stomper: the Wright time to revisit history

Geoffrey Wright’s earth-shaking 1992 movie Romper Stomper redefined representations of violence on the big screen, and now the Australian director is bringing the title to TV sets as a drama series for SVOD service Stan. Jesse Whittock meets him to find out why. There’s so much crazy shit going on these days you really can’t […]

Tuchman joins Parrot board, plots investment

Ex-AMC Global president Bruce Tuchman has joined the board of television data firm Parrot Analytics, and will invest in the company this year. Tuchman (pictured) left his role as AMC Global and Sundance Channel Global boss earlier this year, and has been consulting for the media technology sectors since that point. This makes him a […]

CanalSat launch for Sundance in France

The international Sundance Channel will launch on the Canalsat platform France this week. Sundance Channel Global will launch tomorrow (February 9) and have indie films, and original dramas from the US AMC and Sundance cable nets including The Walking Dead (top) and Rectify (below right). On CanalSat it will be in the pay TV operator’s […]

AMC takes int’l rights to le Carré novel

AMC Global has secured international rights to the television adaptation of John le Carré novel The Night Manager. Hugh Laurie (House) and Tom Hiddlestone (The Avengers) are starring in the six-part drama, which is a coproduction of the American arm of pay TV group AMC, British pubcaster the BBC and prodco The Ink Factory. The […]

Sundance Channel launches in France

AMC Networks International has launched Sundance Channel Global on Orange TV through its ADSL fibre and satellite platforms in France. The channel went live last week as part of Orange’s Cinema and Series TV, broadcasting independent feature films and documentaries andoriginal drama series.  “This exciting launch will significantly extend the reach of Sundance Channel in […]

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 […]

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, […]

Sundance Channel rises in Central America

Sundance Channel Global has launched in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Paraguay for the first time. The channel, part of the AMC Networks International stable, has secured carriage with a range of pay TV platforms. In Panama the standard and high definition versions of Sundance will be carried on Cable Onda, the […]

First Latin America launches for Sundance channel

Sundance Channel has inked a deal with DirecTV Latin America, giving it carriage across seven territories in the region for the first time. Sundance Channel Global, the international unit of US-listed channels group AMC Networks, said that it will seek distribution deals with other pay TV operators into Latin America following the DirecTV launch in […]

Sundance Channel picks up raft of Sundance movies

Sundance Channel Global has picked up five Sundance Film Festival movie titles. It has acquired Computer Chess (pictured), Halley, I Used to be Darker, It Felt Like Love and This is Martin Bonner and will show them throughout Europe and Asia in conjunction with the second annual Sundance London Film & Music Festival in late […]