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AMC Networks Adds Acorn TV & UMC to YouTube


AMC Networks is launching two of its proprietary subscription streaming services, Acorn TV and UMC (Urban Movie Channel), on YouTube TV.

Acorn TV is North America’s largest streaming service for British and international television. Program highlights for the YouTube launch include Manhunt, Line of Duty, Agatha Raisin, Doc Martin and Keeping Faith.

UMC is a streaming service for Black TV and film. Programming now available on UMC’s YouTube TV channel includes A House Divided, Beyond the Pole and Monogamy, as well as OWN’s Black Love and WEtv’s Growing Up Hip Hop.

Acorn TV’s add-on channel is now available via YouTube TV for $6 a month, and UMC’s add-on channel is $5 a month.

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