DIRECTV Latin America to Carry AMC


NEW YORK: AMC Networks International has inked a deal with DIRECTV Latin America to launch AMC in the region this month.

As part of the deal, the network will be available on DIRECTV in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. The channel will feature AMC Studios original dramas such as Halt and Catch Fire, along with films from the world’s biggest film libraries, including MGM, Paramount and Sony.

Ed Palluth, ‎the executive VP of global distribution at AMC Networks International, commented, “AMC has become synonymous with bold, dramatic storytelling of the highest quality. This new agreement will allow us to build upon this success, growing the AMC brand internationally and creating a far-reaching platform for our original content. DIRECTV has made remarkable strides in Latin America and we are thrilled to partner with them in bringing AMC’s outstanding programming to audiences throughout the region.”