Entertainment One Inks International Output Deal With AMC6 Sep, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey
Independent distributor Entertainment One (eOne) has inked a multi-year distribution agreement that will see it handle international distribution for all original scripted series from AMC Networks’ AMC and Sundance Channel.
The deal will also see Sundance Channel Global, the international arm of AMC Networks, carry select series from eOne.
“AMC and Sundance Channel have evolved into some of the world’s most successfully branded cable networks, each with an exceptional slate of high-quality programming,” said John Morayniss, CEO of eOne Television. “We’re thrilled to be expanding our relationship with AMC Networks and are honored to have been chosen as their major international distributor.”
“Halt & Catch Fire,” “Turn,” “The Red Road,” Discovery Channel’s “Klondike,” “Rookie Blue,” “Shaw,” “Rogue,” “Call Me Fitz” and “Peppa Pig” are among the TV series covered in the deal.
“AMC Networks has enjoyed a successful partnership with eOne on our series ‘Hell on Wheels,’ and as one of the distributors on ‘The Walking Dead,’” said Ed Carroll, AMC Networks COO. “We look forward to expanding the relationship and feel confident eOne is the right company to distribute our high quality content.”