NEW YORK, NY, December 9, 2020 – AMC Networks today announced the launch of two free ad-supported streaming (FAST) channels on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung’s Smart TV video service that delivers instant access to 160 free channels and growing, pre-installed on all 2016-2020 Samsung Smart TVs, and available for download on select Samsung Galaxy devices.
AMC Presents allows audiences to dive into the bold and inventive award-winning AMC shows they’ve come to love, including: The Walking Dead, Turn, Halt and Catch Fire, Rectify, Making of the Mob, Into the Badlands, movies, unscripted originals, and more. This channel offers access to fan favorites and lets viewers discover new gems they may have missed.
Absolute Reality by WE tv brings viewers the most outrageous, addictive, must-see reality TV shows all in one place. Including Bridezillas, Kendra on Top, Joan & Melissa, LA Hair, Mary Mary, Platinum Weddings and more. Real moments. Real stories. Real drama.
Both new channels are available today, with additional channels planned for Samsung TV Plus in 2021. The arrival of AMC Networks’ high-quality content on Samsung Smart TVs and select Samsung Galaxy devices, follows previous launches of FAST and ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) channels on the Pluto TV, IMDb TV and Dish/Sling platforms.
“We are pleased to bring our high-quality and popular original content to millions of Samsung customers through these channel launches on Samsung TV Plus,” said Evan Adlman, senior vice president of advanced advertising and digital ad sales for AMC Networks. “The arrival of our programming on the Samsung platform is the continuation of a strategy we embarked upon earlier this year to make our shows available to viewers and our advertising partners wherever they want to access them. Samsung is a potent and meaningful addition to AMCN Digital, our free, ad-supported programming strategy.”
About AMC Networks
Known for its groundbreaking and celebrated original content, AMC Networks is the company behind the award-winning brands AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films. Its diverse line-up of popular and critically acclaimed series and independent films include Killing Eve, Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead, which has been the #1 show on ad-supported cable television for ten consecutive years, as well as Portlandia, Brockmire, Love After Lockup, and the Oscar-winning Boyhood. Its original series Mad Men and Breaking Bad are widely recognized as being among the most influential and acclaimed shows in the history of TV. The company also operates AMC+, its premium subscription bundle; the subscription streaming services Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now, and UMC; AMC Studios, its production business; AMC Networks International, its international programming business; and Levity Entertainment Group, its production services and comedy venues business. For more information, visit http://www.amcnetworks.com.