Lenexa, KS and New York, NY (January 4, 2016) – The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) and AMC Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AMCX) announced today they have reached a new carriage agreement to continue to make AMC Networks’ channels, AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv and BBC World News, available to NCTC members and their customers. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
“We are pleased to have reached a new distribution agreement with NCTC,” said Bob Broussard, AMC Networks President of Network Sales. “We have enjoyed a long and successful partnership with NCTC and we look forward to continuing to provide our popular and acclaimed programming to NCTC members and their customers.”
“We appreciate AMC Networks’ willingness to take the time to understand our members’ unique challenges and concerns, and their creativity to construct an agreement that addresses the concerns of many of our members,” said Judy Meyka, NCTC Executive Vice President of Programming. “AMC Networks has made a significant investment in the programming on their networks and we are pleased that our members have the option to continue offering this programming to their customers.”
About the National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC)
The National Cable Television Cooperative, Inc. (NCTC) is a Kansas not-for-profit corporation that operates as a programming and hardware purchasing organization for its member companies who own and operate cable systems throughout the U.S. and its territories. NCTC seeks to maximize current and future opportunities to ensure the profitability, competitive stature and long term sustainability of its member companies. For more information, visit www.nctconline.org.
About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates BBC America through a joint venture with BBC Worldwide, and handles U.S. advertising and distribution for BBC World News. In addition, the company operates AMC Networks International, its global division.
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