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Sundance Now launches in Canada

Media | 03/24/2017 3:25 pm EDT

AMC Networks Inc. is making its Sundance Now over-the-top (OTT) service available in Canada. “Sundance Now launches with hand-selected and award-winning documentary, art-house and independent films from around the globe,” the U.S. company said in a press release Thursday. The service costs $6.99 a month, or $4.99 a month with a year’s subscription, according to its website. “With its strong curatorial voice, Sundance Now’s library includes a growing and unparalleled selection of film, docs and TV series,” the release said. It follows the Canadian launch of AMC’s horror-focused streaming service, Shudder, last year....

Horror-focused OTT service launches in Canada

Media | 10/20/2016 10:01 pm EDT

Shudder, an over-the-top (OTT) service focusing on the horror genre, has launched in Canada, a year after it became available in the United States. According to a press release, the AMC Networks Inc.-owned Shudder is “the only streaming service in Canada dedicated to serving both casual and hardcore fans of high-quality horror and suspenseful entertainment.” It costs $4.99 a month or $49.99 a year and “offers new premieres and exclusives every month," with a library of "hard-to-find international and independent films to thrilling TV series, cult...

Blue Ant sells content to Eastern Europe

Media | 06/09/2015 3:08 pm EDT

Blue Ant Media Inc. announced Tuesday sales of more than 100 hours of nature and wildlife content from its factual, lifestyle, reality and documentary series catalogue for distribution in Eastern Europe and other international...

Rogers reaches deal with AMC

Media | 03/05/2013 2:05 am EST

Rogers Communications Inc. reached a new multi-year distribution agreement with AMC Networks Inc. and will continue offering the American broadcaster's flagship AMC station to its digital cable customers, the company said. The agreement, which Rogers announced in a release Friday, comes less than a week after AMC took its carriage dispute with...