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.
Mixed ecology of traditional and new players fuels record investment in UK drama Increases in both co-commissions between traditional broadcasters and SVoDs, and in sole commissions, drove investment in British TV drama to a record £2.6 billion last year, according to a new report commissioned by COBA (the Association for Commercial Broadcasters and On-Demand Services). […]
Broadcasters and SVoDs are increasingly collaborating on co-commissions to create ambitious and exciting content for UK audiences, helping drive investment in UK TV drama production to record levels. The findings are revealed in new independent analysis commissioned from independent analyst Ben Keen by the Commercial Broadcasters Association (COBA) as part of its evidence to the […]