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Christina Spade Will Take Over as AMC Networks’ CEO

Christina Spade, a veteran media executive who was previously chief financial officer of the former ViacomCBS, has been named the new chief executive of AMC Networks, tasked with…

The End of Ownership: Why the Battle Over Paying TV Creatives Is Only Getting Crazier

There’s a storm brewing in Hollywood’s creative community, just as the largest unions and employers are preparing to wrestle anew at the contract bargaining table. The industry is…

ITV Studios Finland’s ‘Helsinki Crimes’ Sells to English-Speaking Territories, Spain (EXCLUSIVE)

“Helsinki Crimes,” ITV Studios Finland’s contemporary Finnish detective series, has been sold to Australia’s SBS On Demand, AMC Networks International’s SundanceTV channel in Spain and Walter Presents in…

Peter Chernin Pacts With Providence Equity and Apollo to Launch North Road Co.

Peter Chernin is going all-in on building an independent content studio with global reach backed with up to $800 million in financing from private equity giants Providence Equity…

RLJE Films, Shudder Buy Nyla Innuksuk’s Alien Invasion Story ‘Slash/Back’ (EXCLUSIVE)

RLJE Films and Shudder have acquired Nyla Innuksuk’s “Slash/Back,” an alien invasion thriller that premiered to raves at this year’s SXSW. The two companies are business units of…

Horizon Media Plans to Test Comscore to Measure Local TV Audiences

Independent media-buying operation Horizon Media plans to test a local-TV audience measurement technology from Comscore, the latest big advertising or media entity to enlist a Nielsen rival for…

Welcome to the AMC+ Era: Anne Rice Universe, Keeping Bob Odenkirk and ‘Walking Dead’ — and Maybe More ‘Breaking Bad’

AMC has been through multiple phases, from its origins as American Movie Classics to its iconic anti-hero years of “Breaking Bad” and “Mad Men.” Now, the flagship property…

‘Asian Persuasion’ Wraps, ‘Supernatural Academy’ Sells – Global Bulletin

PRODUCTION Production has wrapped on “Asian Persuasion,” a New York Asian tale of a down-on-his-luck chef who cooks up a scheme to marry off his ex-wife in an…

‘Better Call Saul’ Season 6 Part 1 Finale Jumps 87% With Delayed Viewing, AMC+ Audience Up 61% From Premiere

The midseason finale of the sixth and final season of “Better Call Saul” grew 87% with three days of delayed viewership, according to Nielsen’s Live + 3 data.…

How the Market Crash Is Forcing Hollywood Giants to Reassess Digital Strategies

By the end of a brutal trading day on May 18, Wall Street had delivered a wallop to Hollywood that will change the course of business as surely…

AMC Networks Names Len Fogge Marketing President; Miquel Penella to Oversee AMC International

10Len Fogge has been named president of marketing at AMC Networks. Additionally, streaming services president Miquel Penella is taking on an expanded role and will now oversee the…

AMC Networks Ends Q1 With 9.5 Million Streaming Subscribers

AMC Networks ended its first quarter of 2022 with 9.5 million streaming subscribers. The new figure, revealed along with the rest of the company’s Q1 financial results on…