AMC Networks to rebrand MGM as AMC later this year

Monday 4 August 2014 | 15:19 CET | News
AMC Networks announced that it will rebrand MGM Channel as "AMC" later this year. It will be the first time that the AMC name is used outside North America. Locally-versioned channel feeds will begin launching on cable and satellite platforms in Europe, Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. The channels will be accompanied by authenticated AMC VoD, HD and 'TV Everywhere' services. The first original series to premiere on the channel internationally will include "Halt & Catch Fire" and "The Divide", produced by AMC Studios. Programming will include films from MGM, Paramount, Sony

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: AMC Networks / MGM Networks
Countries: World
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