AMC (European TV channel)

AMC is a European TV channel launched by AMC Networks International. AMC replaced the MGM Channel on 5 November 2014, but in Poland on 6 May 2016. AMC-produced dramas Halt & Catch Fire and The Divide are among the first original series that premiered on the channel. The channel also airs films from MGM, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment.[1] The channel launched in the United Kingdom on 28 August 2015, in partnership with BT TV and branded AMC from BT.[2] Until 2019, Sky customers in the UK had access to the channel if they subscribed to BT Sport, but was subsequently removed from the platform on 2 October 2019, making the channel exclusive to BT TV subscribers.

AMC
Broadcast areaBalkans
Central and Eastern Europe
Iberia
Israel
United Kingdom & Ireland
NetworkAMC Networks International UK
AMC Networks International Central Europe
AMC Networks International Iberia
Programming
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerAMC Networks International
Sister channelsCBS Action
CBS Europa
CBS Reality
RealityXtra
Legend
HorrorXtra
Extreme Sports Channel
BT Sport (UK only)
JimJam
History
Launched5 November 2014; 7 years ago (2014-11-05)
ReplacedMGM Channel
Closed2018 (2018) (Netherlands and Flanders Only)
January 1, 2019; 3 years ago (2019-01-01) (Russia Only)
Replaced byHollywood (Russia only)
Links
WebsiteAMC Poland
AMC Portugal
AMC Spain
AMC UK

AMC closed in the Netherlands and Flanders on 31 December 2018 and in Russia on 1 January 2019, where it was replaced by Hollywood channel.[3][4]


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