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Don Draper Buys a Round for Everyone Giant highball drains as Mad Men Season 7 approaches

The seventh and final season of AMC’s Mad Men premieres this Sunday. What’ll Don Draper do about his wrecked marriage? What’ll fans do when this skirt-chasing, smoke-filled show is finally…

April 11, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT

Geico's Talking Pig Runs for Mayor of 'Portlandia' #Maxwell4Mayor debuts over the weekend

Last year, Geico and Portlandia had fun with the insurer's pig character, Maxwell, in an IFC spot that referenced the comedy's farm-to-table skit. Now they want to take the talking…

March 3, 2014, 5:38 PM EST

Walking Dead Breathes Life Into AMC Networks Zombie drama helps fuel 31% lift in Q4 ad sales

Powered by the voracious and indefatigable phenomenon that is The Walking Dead, AMC Networks enjoyed a strong fourth quarter, boosting ad sales revenue 31 percent to $205 million. Advertiser demand for…

February 27, 2014, 3:39 PM EST

Sundance Channel Rebrands to SundanceTV New look will roll out alongside The Red Road

Sundance is getting a makeover in time for the premiere of its new crime drama The Red Road. The network will have a new logo as of Feb. 3 and…

January 27, 2014, 10:03 AM EST

AMC Gives Low Winter Sun Writer Another Pilot Order—Knifeman Rolin Jones' story and sci-fi show Galyntine are okayed

Despite disappointing ratings and rumors of impending cancelation for AMC's Low Winter Sun, writer Rolin Jones is getting another pilot order from the network, this one a little less dour,…

November 25, 2013, 3:32 PM EST

Did Preacher Finally Find a Home at AMC? Reports indicate development deal for troubled DC Comics property

It's been a long way for Preacher from the comic book page to the small screen, but an adaptation of the salty DC Comics horror/Western book (formerly with DC's corporate…

November 18, 2013, 3:54 PM EST

AMCX Says Its Own VOD Strategy Is 'Heretical,' but That's Cool Execs defend Chellomedia purchase after downgrade

AMC Networks delivered lower-than-expected earnings on Thursday, announcing that it wouldn't be discussing the Chellomedia purchase in much detail on the call (the company agreed to buy the international TV…

November 7, 2013, 3:22 PM EST

Has Halloween Become the Start of Fall Cable? Some big horror shows have completely changed the landscape

Since AMC first unleashed The Walking Dead in 2010, Halloween has served as a launch pad for horror-themed cable series. The obvious synergies aside, Oct. 31 is a great night…

October 28, 2013, 10:01 PM EDT

AMC Networks Buys Chellomedia for $1.04 Billion Purchase gives programmer a foothold in Europe, South America

AMC Networks has acquired Liberty Media’s Chellomedia, which operates channels distributed to some 390 million households in 138 countries, for $1.04 billion. In a statement released Monday, AMC Nets said the…

October 28, 2013, 5:11 PM EDT

Former TruTV Exec Marc Juris Joins WEtv AMC Networks vet returns to the fold

Marc Juris unceremoniously left TruTV after nearly ten years back in May, but he's been swift to rebound: the exec is back at his old stomping grounds over at AMC…

October 10, 2013, 2:33 PM EDT

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