AMC Networks which owns and operates the comedy network IFC in the US, has acquired a minority ownership stake in Funny Or Die.
AMC Networks International – UK announced will launch telenovela channel Eva+ in Africa, a sister channel to Eva that first aired in spring 2015.
It will be business as usual for Liberty Global in the UK following the Brexit referendum vote.
A+E Networks and AMC Networks will launch the Crime + Investigation channel in Portugal.
Bruce Tuchman will be leaving AMC Networks this April, following MIPTV.
AMC Networks International – Zone and M7 Group will launch Outdoor Channel HD in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Belgium and the Netherlands on September 15, 2015.
CBS Drama, which is owned and operated by the CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership, is expanding its reach by launching on Freeview, on September 1.
Sling TV, announced at CES in January, has now debuted its live, OTT television service to customers nationwide in the US.
Sarah Barnett has been named as President and General Manager of BBC America as joint venture partner AMC Networks puts its stamp on the channel.
AMC Networks has entered into a new and long-term partnership with BBC Worldwide. Under it, the company will acquire a 49.9% equity stake in the cable channel BBC America for $200 million, with BBC Worldwide retaining 50.1%.