AMC Networks Announces Comprehensive Long-Term Distribution Agreement with DISH and Sling TV
New, Long-Term Carriage Agreement for AMC Networks’ Linear Channels AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and
DISH and Sling TV to Launch AMC Networks’ Full Suite of Targeted SVOD Services – Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now and UMC
AMC Networks Also Expands Distribution of Ad-Free Offering AMC Premiere and IFC Films Unlimited Streaming Service with Launch to DISH and Sling TV Customers
“We’re pleased to expand on our successful longtime partnership with DISH with the launch of our diverse portfolio of growing ad-free and targeted on-demand services and continued carriage of our linear networks,” said Josh Reader, President of Distribution and Development for
AMC Networks’ ad-free and targeted on-demand offerings include:
- Acorn TV - the ultimate destination for commercial-free world class dramas, mysteries and comedies from
Britainand beyond. Called “an essential must-have” by The Hollywood Reporter, Acorn TV has more than one million paid subscribers in the US and Canada.
- Shudder - an essential offering for fans of horror and suspense with the largest uncut, ad-free selection of series and films, including original hit series Creepshow and acclaimed documentary Horror Noire.
- Sundance Now - offers a rich selection of original and exclusive series from true crime to heart-stopping dramas and thrillers from around the world, including Discovery of Witches, Riviera and Killing for Love.
- UMC (Urban Movie Channel) - the first subscription streaming service created for
African Americanaudiences, features a broad mix of original series, network TV shows, classic sitcoms, and feature films.
- AMC Premiere – offers current seasons of hit series from AMC, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV, anytime, ad-free, including Killing Eve, Better Call Saul, The Walking Dead plus extras including bonus footage, sneak peeks of future episodes and exclusive behind-the-scenes features.
IFC Films Unlimited– a streaming channel featuring a broad collection of theatrically-released and award-winning titles from IFC Films, the leader in quality talent-driven independent film.
Known for its groundbreaking and celebrated original content,
Source: AMC Networks Inc.