Sundance Channel Rolls Out on Orange TV in France


NEW YORK/PARIS: AMC Networks International has reached a carriage deal with Orange to make Sundance Channel Global available in France as part of the operator's Cinema and Series TV package.

The 24/7 linear channel is available on Orange TV through its ADSL fibre and satellite platforms in France. The service brings French viewers such acclaimed original dramas as Rectify, The Red Road, The Walking Dead and Mad Men.

Bruce Tuchman, the president of AMC and Sundance Channel Global, said: “This exciting launch will significantly extend the reach of Sundance Channel in France. AMC Networks International has experienced record-breaking growth with new distribution agreements on television platforms around the world and we're looking forward to working closely with Orange to deliver original dramatic series as well as the best in independent cinema.”