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Peter Moffat and Michael B. Jordan Series 61st Street Moves Forward

Peter Moffat and Michael B. Jordan series 61st Street moves forward The new scripted series 61st Street from executive producers Peter Moffat and Michael B. Jordan is officially moving forward. Variety reports that AMC has opened up a writers’ room for the upcoming drama. Moffat will serve as the showrunner, while Jordan is producing via his Outlier Society production banner. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = ...
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Frank Darabont’s ‘The Walking Dead’ Lawsuit is Going to Trial, But Could Still Take Years to Get There

Eight years after its premiere, The Walking Dead is still one of AMC’s biggest hits as its surviving human characters continue their battle against undead walkers and keep a wary eye on other humans they encounter. But one of the people who helped turn the show into a huge success is still fighting his own battle against the network itself. Frank Darabont, who developed the series for television and served as its first showrunner, filed a Walking Dead lawsuit back in 2013 that has finally made ...
Tags: Better Call Saul, New York, Television, Movies, Legal, Drama, The Walking Dead, Horror, Amc, Adaptation, Caa, Amc Networks, Frank-Darabont, Hollywood Reporter, David Alpert, Darabont

AMC’s Best-of-British Streamer Acorn TV Launches in 30 New Territories

Acorn TV launched in 30 new markets Tuesday, the biggest wave of international launches to date for the AMC-owned streaming service, which focuses on British and English-language drama. The platform is now live in Australasia, Spain, the Nordics, the Benelux countries and South Africa. The international rollout started in June, when Acorn TV launched in a […]
Tags: News, Amc, Global, South Africa, Amc Networks, Benelux, Doc Martin, Acorn TV, Best of British Streamer Acorn TV Launches, Australasia Spain

‘Preacher’ Season 4 Given AMC’s Blessing, Praise the Lord

Preacher, the AMC series based on the comic series from Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, has just been blessed with a fourth season. Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun will all return for yet another romp across America to find God, with biblical forces in tow. While Preacher is a story about America, production will move to Australia for the next season. More on Preacher season 4 below. The journey of Preacher will continue. AMC just gave the go-ahead to season 4 of the show develope...
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AMC Renews Preacher for Fourth Season

AMC renews Preacher for fourth season Preacher season 4 is happening at AMC. According to Variety, the network renewed the series based on the graphic novels by Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon, despite dwindling ratings, much to the delight of the show’s diehard fanbase. “’Preacher’ is a show unlike any other on television,” said David Madden, president of programming of entertainment networks for AMC Networks. “A passionate base of fans found their way to Jesse, Tulip and Cassidy and have foll...
Tags: TV, Movies, Horror, Amc, Sony, TV News, Seth Rogen, Sam, Sony Pictures Television, Catlin, Amc Networks, Preacher, Ken, Jesse, James Weaver, Cassidy

Nielsen Launches Broader Suite of ‘Audience-Buying’ Products

Nielsen is working to broaden its measurement offerings in the growing field of what is known in the media business as “audience buying.” The company on Tuesday said it would launch a suite of products that allow advertisers to define particular segments of consumers, a tactic that has gained new traction  among advertisers who have a […]
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AMC Networks Sets Post-Charlie Collier Leadership, Promoting Sarah Barnett and David Madden

AMC Networks didn't waste much time filling the void left by the departure of Charlie Collier, who left AMC and SundanceTV to run Fox Broadcast after the Disney merger. The company will be consolidating its leadership, with new promotions for Sarah Barnett and David Madden that will give them oversight of AMC, BBC America, SundanceTV...
Tags: Amc, Advertising, Disney, Amc Networks, Charlie Collier, Sarah Barnett, David Madden, Programming & Performance, AMC Networks Sets Post Charlie Collier Leadership, Fox Broadcast

Sarah Barnett, David Madden Promoted at AMC Networks, Layoffs to Come

AMC Networks has overhauled the management of its entertainment networks, promoting BBC America chief Sarah Barnett to oversee four channels focused on scripted programming: AMC, SundanceTV, BBC America and IFC. David Madden, who joined AMC and SundanceTV last year from Fox, will take on oversight of programming for the four AMC channels in addition to […]
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AMC Networks 3Q Profit Rises on U.S. Networks Performance

AMC Networks, known for premium cable dramas like “The Walking Dead” and “Better Call Saul,”  said third-quarter profit soared 28% on robust performance at its national and international holdings. The New York owner of the AMC, IFC and Sundance cable networks said net income totaled $111.2 million, or $1.93 a share, coimpared with $87 million, […]
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Streaming services Sundance Now and Shudder coming to New Zealand

New Zealand's streaming market will soon become even more cluttered as new services Sundance Now and Shudder are set to debut later this year.AMC Networks has announced its direct-to-consumer services Sundance Now and Shudder will... [Author: [email protected]]
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Two new streaming services coming to New Zealand

New Zealand's streaming market will soon become even more cluttered as new services Sundance Now and Shudder are set to debut later this year.AMC Networks has announced its direct-to-consumer services Sundance Now and Shudder will... [Author: [email protected]]
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‘The Walking Dead,’ ‘Doctor Who’ Help AMC Networks Hone Focus on Fans

The roar rivaled the sound that reverberates around Madison Square Garden when the New York Rangers score a goal. On Oct. 6, 5,000-plus die-hard fans of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” gathered in the Theater at Madison Square Garden for the New York Comic Con panel that marked the swan song for series star Andrew Lincoln. […]
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AMC Networks Chief Josh Sapan Talks International Growth, ‘Killing Eve’ and ‘Precious’ Content

CANNES — AMC Networks has tripled in size during the past few years since it began expanding overseas with international channels and a revved-up studio operation. But the company has worked hard to maintain its focus on quality over quantity, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan told the Mipcom audience on Tuesday. “We’ve always believed that […]
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AMC Networks Names Zulueta as International Chief

Eduardo Zulueta has been upped to president, AMC Networks International, and will step into the newly-created role in Nov. Zulueta currently oversees the AMCNI business in Latin America and Southern Europe. He will continue to report to Ed Carroll, COO, AMC Networks. Internationally, the AMC business includes the AMC and SundanceTV pay-TV channels, which are […]
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AMC Will Launch BBC America’s “Dynasties’ With Four-Network Simulcast

AMC Networks is pressing for a big crowd to watch “Dynasties,” the latest in a series of big spectaculars centered around nature and the environment. The BBC America series focuses on five different species of endangered animals, and will debut Saturday, January 19 at 9 p.m., and will be simulcast across four cable networks that […]
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AMC Has Plans For Another Decade of The Walking Dead

BEGIN SLIDESHOW AMC Has Plans For Another Decade of The Walking Dead ComingSoon recently shared a feature about 6 Potential Ways The Walking Dead Could End, but it seems that AMC has other plans in mind. If the network has its way, The Walking Dead will have at least another ten years to explore the zombie apocalypse. Via The Hollywood Reporter, AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan said “The Walking Dead is a universe…and we have a plan to manage over the next decade, plus. That plan is a careful ...
Tags: TV, Movies, The Walking Dead, Amc, Walking Dead, Maggie, Amc Networks, Andrew Lincoln, Rick, Lauren Cohan, Robert Kirkman, Josh Sapan, Sapan

Hulu and Discovery announce partnership for live and on-demand programming

Hulu and Discovery this morning announced a wide-ranging partnership that will see Discovery’s live and on-demand programming added to Hulu’s streaming service. The multi-year agreement will see nearly 4,000 episodes of Discovery’s shows added to Hulu’s on-demand library, as well as five additional Discovery TV networks – Discovery Channel, TLC, Investigation Discovery, Motor Trend, the rebranded Velocity network, and Animal Planet – to Hulu’s live TV service. This will bring the total num...
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Shudder Acquires Streaming Rights for Jessica Forever

Shudder Acquires Streaming Rights for Jessica Forever AMC Networks genre streamer, Shudder, has acquired the streaming rights for Canadian product, Jessica Forever. According to Deadline, Shudder has won the North American streaming rights for the dystopian thriller that will make its debut on the last night of the Toronto Film Festival. Jessica Forever, directed by first timers Caroline Poggi and Jonathan Vinel, will debut on Shudder sometime in 2019. Jessica Forever, filmed in both English ...
Tags: TV, Movies, TV News, Toronto Film Festival, Amc Networks, ComingSoon, Shudder, Jessica Forever, Jessica Forever According to Deadline Shudder, Caroline Poggi, Jonathan Vinel, Aomi Muyock Sebastian Urzendowsky Lucas Ionesco, Paul Hamy Shudder GM Craig Engler

AMC Networks Q2 Profit Rises 3%

AMC Networks said second-quarter profit rose 3% as the owner of cable networks like AMC and IFC narrowed operating losses at its international operations. The New York company said net income came to $106 million, or $1.82 a share,  compared with  $103 million, or $1.54, in the year-earlier period. Revenue, meanwhile rose 7.2% to $761.3 million […]
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AMC Networks Reaches Deal to Buy RLJ Entertainment for $65 Million

AMC Networks has reached a definitive agreement to purchase RLJ Entertainment, Robert L. Johnson’s over-the-top video company, paying $65 million for shares the cable programmer didn’t already own. AMC had previously announced plans to acquire RLJ Entertainment in February 2018. RLJ operates two internet video subscription services: Acorn TV, which features British television and film […]
Tags: News, Amc, Amc Networks, Robert Johnson, ACORN, Robert L Johnson, Acorn TV, RLJ Entertainment

Jenna Coleman Drama ‘The Cry’ Lands at Sundance Now in the U.S.

AMC Networks’ Sundance has acquired “The Cry” for the Sundance Now streaming service. It will play on the Sundance linear channel after its SVOD launch. The four-part series is an adaptation of Helen FitzGerald’s best-selling book of the same name. It stars Jenna Coleman (“Victoria”) and Ewan Leslie (“Top of the Lake: China Girl”). The […]
Tags: News, Global, Bbc, Jenna Coleman, Amc Networks, Sundance, Helen FitzGerald, The Cry, Ewan Leslie `` Top

AMC “Had a Third Party” Involved in Chris Hardwick Investigation [TCA 2018]

This week AMC announced that Chris Hardwick would be reinstated as a host of Talking Dead, the Walking Dead aftershow that follows new episodes of the series and the spin-off Fear the Walking Dead. He’d been put on hiatus following ex-girlfriend Chloe Dysktra’s essay on Medium detailing the emotional and sexual abuse she suffered under an ex-boyfriend others inferred to be Hardwick. Following the accusation where Hardwick wasn’t specifically named, he denied the claims made about him but chose ...
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Listen: Josh Sapan on Why Small Is Beautiful for AMC Networks

Josh Sapan knows that AMC Networks is a small fish swimming in a sea of giants these days. But the CEO of the cable channel group is confident about navigating the choppy waters ahead as the TV marketplace adjusts to the premium-content playbook that has defined AMC’s success for more than a decade. “We don’t […]
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AMC’s Shudder Greenlights ‘Creepshow’ Series with Greg Nicotero Attached

“Creepshow,” the Steven King-inspired horror anthology that surged in theaters in the 1980s, will resurface in 2019 on streaming video. AMC Networks’ Shudder, a subscription video on demand outlet., plans to revive the concept, and has greenlit a new “Creepshow” TV series, with Greg Nicotero, the special effects and makeup auteur who has gained new fame […]
Tags: News, Amc, Amc Networks, Steven King, Greg Nicotero, Creepshow, Shudder

Yvette Nicole Brown is interim guest host of 'Walking Dead'

NEW YORK (AP) — Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of "The Walking Dead" and "Talking Dead" while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick.AMC announced Friday that Brown will be... [Author: [email protected]]
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AMC names Yvette Nicole Brown interim guest host of 'Walking Dead' amid allegation review

Yvette Nicole Brown is filling in for Chris Hardwick as host of "The Walking Dead" and "Talking Dead" while AMC Networks reviews sexual-assault allegations against Hardwick.            [Author: The Associated Press]
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BBC Studios’ Tim Davie, AMC Networks’ Josh Sapan Will Give MIPCOM Keynotes

BBC Studios boss Tim Davie and AMC Networks chief Josh Sapan will address ‘the Big Shift’ in the business of making and selling content with keynote addresses at MIPCOM in Cannes in October. MIPCOM is the biggest content market in the TV calendar and Davie and Sapan are the first big-name speakers announced by its […]
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AMC Networks Promotes Four Programming Executives

AMC Networks has solidified the senior programming team for AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios under the direction of president David Madden. Madden joined AMC Networks late last year after a long run at Fox. With the expanded responsibilities for Ben Davis, Susie Fitzgerald, Eliot Goldberg, and Kristin Jones, Madden has cemented his top core executive […]
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ShowBiz Minute: Hardwick, 3 Doors Down, US Box Office

AMC Networks: Chris Hardwick’s talk show on hold amid allegations; Ex 3 Doors Down bass player arrested; drugs, weapons found; "Incredibles 2" crushes animation record with $180 million in the U.S.. (June 18)            [Author: AP]
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U.S.’s Sundance Now Takes ‘Cheat,’ Starring Molly Windsor, Katherine Kelly

Sundance Now, AMC Networks’ premium streaming service, has pre-bought U.S. rights to upcoming British psychological thriller “Cheat,” produced by Two Brothers Pictures, best known for “Fleabag,” “Liar” and “The Missing.” It will star Molly Windsor, BAFTA winner for “Three Girls,” and Katherine Kelly, best known for British soap “Coronation Street.” The news was announced Monday […]
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