Sundance Channel Increases Distribution in Belgium on Telenet

Mechelen, Belgium/New York, NY – 1 March 2012 – AMC/Sundance Channel Global announced today an expanded distribution agreement in Belgium with Telenet, a leading provider of broadband cable services. The agreement will enable Sundance Channel to be seen in 1.4 million homes, in both Flemish and French languages. Today’s news follows the announcement from the Sundance Film Festival of a wide array of new European and Asian carriage deals for Sundance Channel.

Sundance Channel was established by Robert Redford and offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of independent films, documentaries and original programs.

“As our first European launch market just over two years ago, Belgium continues to be a key territory integral to building the Sundance Channel brand,” commented Bruce Tuchman, President, AMC/Sundance Channel Global. “We’re excited to extend our partnership with Telenet to deliver high quality entertainment on Sundance Channel to Belgian audiences across Flanders.”

“Sundance Channel offers our subscribers a terrific combination of independent films, TV series and documentaries that cannot be seen elsewhere,” said Ann Caluwaerts, Senior Vice President Media and Public Affairs of Telenet. “We know that our audiences across Flanders will enjoy this great, new addition to our basic cable channel line–up.”

Sundance Channel is available as a 24/7 linear television service in standard and high definition on Telenet on channel 25 in Flemish and on channel 159 in French. Previously, the network was seen on Telenet in Brussels.

About Sundance Channel Global
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. Sundance Channel Global is available in countries throughout Europe and Asia. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel is a highly recognizable and magnetic brand that is available in HD and across multiple platforms.

About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCX) owns and operates several of the most popular and award–winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full–service network programming origination and distribution company.

About Telenet
Telenet is a leading provider of broadband cable services in Belgium. Telenet provides cable television, high speed internet and telecom services, primarily to residential customers in Flanders and Brussels. Telenet also provides services for companies in Belgium and Luxembourg. Telenet is listed on the Euronext Brussels stock exchange under the ticker symbol TNET. For more information, please visit:

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Bruce Tuchman, President of AMC/Sundance Channel Global, is available for telephone interviews to discuss the company’s partnership with Telenet and the international expansion of Sundance Channel. Requests can be directed to the contact below.

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