Having slowly edged out the incumbent broadcast networks over the last decade for TV programming's most coveted "Good Housekeeping" symbol, cable networks absolutely dominated the nominations for the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards.
With the top four pay-TV services seeking regulatory approvals to combine into just two companies, the major media conglomerates are seriously pondering their own unions to offset what could be an advantage in bargaining power.
More than half a decade and several programming executive regimes ago, AMC found instant brand-building in a bottle--twice--with original series hits Breaking Bad and Mad Men. Now AMC is looking to produce its content in-house.
AMC Networks may pull AMC, WE tv, IFC and Sundance Channel from two smaller cable operators if they don't agree to a rate increase, CEO Josh Sapan warned Thursday.
Cablevision veteran Jim Maiella joined AMC Networks as SVP of corporate communications, the company said Wednesday.
Shares in AMC Networks dropped more than 12 percent Tuesday morning after it posted $15 million in net income for the fourth quarter, down $14 million compared to this time last year.
Most of us have been trained to think of the period between Thanksgiving and New Year's Eve as the "holiday season." This is the politically correct way of describing secular and religious holidays and an ongoing crush of retailer-driven activities that used to commence on Black Friday but now seem to run in a cycle more endless than showings of A Christmas Story on cable.
Verizon FiOS could be the next multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) to lose the rights to AMC Networks' programming.
Dish Network blamed the $158 million net loss it reported for the third quarter Tuesday on the deal it signed with Cablevision and AMC Networks last month, noting that the settlement of the Voom breach-of-contract suit reduced its net income by $453 million.
Dish Network is better positioned to one day launch a fixed wireless broadband Internet service that could compete with cable operators and other high-speed providers, following an agreement it announced Sunday with Cablevision.