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(A fee \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql is not required only if the filing person: (1) has a previous statement on file \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql reporting beneficial ownership of more than five percent of the class of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql securities described in Item 1; and (2) has filed no amendment subsequent \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql thereto reporting beneficial ownership of five percent or less of such class.) \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (See Rule 13d-7). \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql *The remainder of this cover shall be filled out for a reporting person's \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql disclosures provided in a prior cover page. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql to be "filed" for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 1934 ("Act") or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Notes). \par\pard\plain\fs16 \page \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Cusip No. 00164V103 13G Page 2 of 3 Pages \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Schedule 13G Additional Information \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Item # \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 1. (a) Name of Issuer: AMC NETWORKS INC. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (b) Address of Issuer's Principal Executive Offices: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 11 Penn Plaza \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql New York, NY 10001 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Mr. Sean S. Sullivan \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 2. (a) Name of Person Filing: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql SHAPIRO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (b) Address of Principal Business Office for Each of the Above: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3060 PEACHTREE ROAD, SUITE 1555 N.W., ATLANTA, GEORGIA 30305 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (c) Citizenship: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql SHAPIRO CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC -- Delaware Limited Liability Company \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (d) Title of Class of Securities: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql COMMON STOCK, $0.01 PAR VALUE \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (e) CUSIP Number: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 00164V103 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 3. If this statement is filed pursuant to Rule 13d-1(b), or 13d-2(b). The \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql person filing is a: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql IA \par\pard\plain\fs16 \page \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Cusip No. 00164V103 13G Page 3 of 3 Pages \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 4. Ownership: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (a) Amount Beneficially Owned: 2,280,389 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (b) Percent of Class: 5.02% \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (c) Number of shares as to which such person has: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (i) sole power to vote or to direct the vote 1,960,059 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (ii) shared power to vote or to direct the vote 320,330 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (iii) sole power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 2,280,389 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql (iv) shared power to dispose or to direct the disposition of 0 \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 5. Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql than five percent of the class of securities, check the following. // \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 6. This Schedule 13G is being filed by Shapiro Capital Management LLC, (SCM) an \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, which is \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql deemed to be the beneficial owner of 2,280,389 representing 5.02% of the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Issuer's outstanding shares. One or more of Shapiro Capital Management LLC's \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql advisory clients is the legal owner of the securities covered by this \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql statement. Pursuant to the investment advisory agreements with its clients, \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Shapiro Capital Management LLC has the authority to direct the investments \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql of its advisory clients, and consequently to authorize the disposition of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql the Issuer's shares. SCM's clients have the right to receive dividends and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql proceeds from sales from the securities which it manages, however, no such \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql client has an interest relating to more than five percent of the class to \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql which this Schedule 13G applies. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 7. Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql Security Being Reported on by the Parent Holding Company \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql N/A \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 8. Identification and Classification of Members of the Group: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql N/A \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 9. Notice of Dissolution of Group: \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql N/A \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql 10. Certification: \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql securities referred to above were acquired in the ordinary course of \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql business and were not acquired for the purpose of and do not have the effect \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of such securities and \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql were not acquired in connection with or as a participant in any transaction \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql having such purpose or effect. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql SIGNATURE \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql and correct. \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql BY: Shapiro Capital Management LLC \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql DATE: October 31, 2018 \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql NAME: Samuel R. Shapiro \par\pard\plain\fs16\pard\plain\cf1\f50\fs16\ql TITLE: Chairman \par\pard\plain\fs16 \par\pard\plain\fs16}