Robert Redford’s SundanceTV is to withdraw from the French market.
AMC Networks International – UK and Canalsat have signed an agreement to launch Sundance Channel Global on Canalsat’s satellite and IPTV platforms in France.
AMC Networks International is to rebrand the film channel CTK in Spain to Sundance Channel on October 1.
US media company AMC Networks has acquired German pay-TV movie channel Kinowelt TV, paving the way to roll out its Sundance Channel in Germany, Austria and Switzerland for the first time.
Sundance Channel is launching a competition to enable filmmakers from Belgium to submit short films to be showcased on the network internationally.
Sundance Channel has launched as a 24-hour linear network on the cable and IPTV platform Bouyges Telecom in France.
Sundance Channel will be made available as a dedicated feed in Poland from July 1.
Sundance Channel is launching on Digiturk in Turkey, as well as Cyfrowy Polsat and Toya in Poland.
Sundance Channel has tapped Zsuzsa Mezo to handle sales and distribution in Central Europe and provide marketing support to affiliates in the region. The channel also has said it has launched in Spain and Romania.
Al Jazeera’s French premium sports channel Bein Sport has said that it has reached 500,000 paying subscribers just two months after its lu=aunch in June.