AMC Networks is a leading international broadcaster and creator of television channels across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. AMC’s portfolio spans entertainment, factual, sports, movies, children’s and lifestyle television, and its UK presence expanded significantly in 2014 with the acquisition of Chellomedia. It now manages thirteen channel brands, including AMC, Sundance TV, Extreme Sports Channel, Extreme Sports Channel HD, MGM and preschool channel Jim Jam, as well as a number of joint venture, partnership and managed channel services in the EMEA region, including Outdoor Channel and Polsat Jim Jam, plus seven entertainment channels with CBS Studios, including CBS Drama, CBS Action, CBS Reality, CBS Europa and Horror Channel.
COBA, the industry body for commercial broadcasters and on-demand services, has strongly welcomed Ofcom’s decision not to change rules governing the amount of advertising public service channels can show. COBA and others raised concerned that the proposed changes to allow more advertising on ITV and Channel 4 would result in 27.5 minutes of public service […]
Broadcasters have slammed Ofcom’s proposed changes to advertising rules which they say will result in the loss of nearly half an hour of news coverage a day. A new report published today from leading broadcasting association COBA suggests that plans to allow more advertising on ITV and Channel 4 would result in 27.5 minutes of […]