New York, NY / Paris, France – 13 October 2015: AMC Networks International (AMCNI) announced today an agreement with Orange S.A. to launch Sundance Channel Global on Orange TV through its ADSL fibre and satellite platforms in France. Sundance Channel, which broadcasts exclusive independent feature films and documentaries as well as outstanding original drama series, launched on 8 October as part of Orange’s Cinema and Series TV package as a 24/7 linear channel.
Bruce Tuchman, President of AMC and Sundance Channel Global, said: “This exciting launch will significantly extend the reach of Sundance Channel in France. AMC Networks International has experienced record-breaking growth with new distribution agreements on television platforms around the world and we’re looking forward to working closely with Orange to deliver original dramatic series as well as the best in independent cinema.”
Launched in 1996, Sundance Channel showcases today’s creative icons and the emerging talent of tomorrow, celebrating the unique spirit of creativity and independent storytelling established by the world-renowned annual Sundance Film Festival. The network showcases award-winning films from the Festival, many of which are seen exclusively and for the first time on Sundance Channel. In France, the channel also broadcasts internationally acclaimed original drama series such as “Rectify”, “The Red Road”, “The Walking Dead” and “Mad Men”, among others.
For more information:
Website – www.sundancechannel.fr
Twitter – www.twitter.com/SundanceFr
Facebook – www.facebook.com/SundanceFrancophone
YouTube – www.youtube.com/SundanceChannelFra
Instagram – www.instagram.com/sundancefrancophone
About Sundance Channel
Dedicated to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, imaginative and uncompromising, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of high-quality independent films, documentaries and original programs. In addition to being widely distributed throughout North America, Sundance Channel is available throughout Europe, Asia, Latin America, North Africa and the Middle East. Owned and operated by AMC Networks International (the global division of AMC Networks), Sundance Channel is a highly recognizable and magnetic brand that is available in HD and across multiple platforms.
About AMC Networks International:
AMC Networks International (AMCNI), the global division of AMC Networks, delivers entertaining and acclaimed programming that reaches subscribers in more than 140 countries and territories, including Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. AMCNI consists of global brands, Sundance Channel and AMC, as well as popular, locally recognized channels in various programming genres. For more information, visit: www.www.amcnetworks.com/amcni.
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