[4][5][6], American Movie Classics, as AMC was originally known, debuted on October 1, 1984, as a premium channel. – After a slow start, AMC's Film Preservation Festival has raised $1.3 million", Van Gelder, Lawrence, (June 30, 1996) "Restoring Films to a Former Glory", "Even 1970s Rock Fests Need Film Preservation", "Liberty eyes Cablevision's share of AMC", Katz, Richard. @ElleFanning is our #WCW! The service ceased operations on April 30, 2005, and instead several of Voom's HD channels were launched on Dish Network and Cablevision, now bannered as Voom HD Networks. [1][2], As of July 2015, AMC was received by approximately 94,832,000 households in the United States that subscribe to a pay television service (81.5% of U.S. households with at least one television set). The #SalisburyPoisonings, based on a true story. One popular AMC program was American Pop! [16] On February 2, 2014, the transaction was completed. AMC maintains movie licensing rights agreements with Warner Bros. Entertainment, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (including films from United Artists and library content from The Samuel Goldwyn Company, Orion Pictures, and Cannon Group), Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures (primarily film content from Touchstone Pictures and 20th Century Studios) and Sony Pictures Entertainment (including Columbia Pictures, TriStar Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics, Screen Gems, and Triumph Films). Originally, Sundance was devoted … September 23, 2020, Publish Date: During its fifth anniversary year in 1998, Scorsese credited the Festival for creating "not only a greater awareness, but [...] more of an expectation now to see restored films. Johnson. [36] AMC Media recently bought the European media giant Chello Media from Liberty Global. This marked the first time that AMC had four pilot orders picked up to series in the same cycle, the other two being The Divide and Low Winter Sun (the latter premiered on August 11, 2013, after the season premiere of the final season of Breaking Bad). Life reports AMC plans to reopen theaters this summer, but acknowledged that customers may be hesitant to return at first and complying with new health guidelines could add costs and cut into profits. Dish, Viacom vs. DirecTV: Brawling satellite providers and cable companies take different tactics", "Cablevision and AMC Networks Announce Settlement in VOOM HD Litigation With DISH Network", "AMC to buy most of Liberty Global's international content unit", "AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide Enter Partnership", "AMC Invests in Latino YouTube Network MiTu", "Latino YouTube Network MiTu Closes $15 Million in Financing, Hires Demand Media Execs", "AMC Networks Invests in Robert Johnson's Streaming TV and Film Company", "AMC Networks Takes Minority Stake in Funny or Die, Plans Integrations With IFC", "AMC Networks Buys Majority Stake in Comedy Venue Operator Levity Live", "AMC Networks Inc. To Acquire RLJ Entertainment, Inc", "AMC Networks Inc. Completes Acquisition Of RLJ Entertainment, Inc", "The newly deceased hunt the living in trailer for Shudder TV's The Dead Lands", "How The Dead Lands hopes to change New Zealand television", https://www.billboard.com/articles/business/9449676/msg-ceo-james-dolan-replacing-dad-as-chairman-of-amc-networks, "AMC Growth Could Be Stunted by Weak Ad Demand, Lowering Fair Value Estimate to $52", "AMC NETWORKS' STREAMING SERVICE ACORN TV SURPASSES MAJOR MILESTONE – ONE MILLION SUBSCRIBERS", "AMC Networks Completes Acquisition of Liberty Global's Chellomedia", "AMC Networks Completes Chellomedia Purchase for $1 Billion", "AMC Networks Pays $200M For 49.9% Of BBC America", "AMC Networks To Operate BBC America After $200M Investment", "AMC Networks, BBC America Deal Is About Premium Content, Executives Say", Defunct television networks in the United States, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=AMC_Networks&oldid=979937609, Cable network groups in the United States, Entertainment companies based in New York City, Companies based in Nassau County, New York, Entertainment companies established in 1980, Articles with unsourced statements from October 2017, Official website different in Wikidata and Wikipedia, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 September 2020, at 16:57.
"[9] In 1996, curator of the Museum of Modern Art Mary Lee Bandy called the Festival "the most important public event in support of film preservation. 2012 saw the premieres of two new unscripted series in the form of Get To Work and Push Girls, before the channel's second miniseries, Restless,[9] premiered in December. In addition, AMC presented "Fear Friday," a horror movie double feature on late Friday evenings. Sundance TV (formerly known as Sundance Channel) is an American pay television channel owned by AMC Networks that launched on February 1, 1996. When SportsChannel was merged into Fox Sports Net, all of these networks except SportsChannel NY (then Fox Sports New York) were gradually sold off.
Of particular interest to movie completists were the segments that AMC played to fill out the timeslot (Saturday nights from 10:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Eastern Time): classic movie trailers, drive-in movie ads and snipes (bits extolling viewers to visit the snack bar, etc. Restless went on to receive two Emmy Award nominations. [31], On October 23, 2014, AMC confirmed it had purchased a 49.9% stake in BBC America, with BBC Studios retaining the remaining share of the network.