AMC Adds Months-Early Access to New Shows on Expanded Ad-Free Streaming Service

Network hopes its cable subscribers will upgrade to AMC+ for $5 a month

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Gangs of London is one of two new AMC dramas that will debut Oct. 1 on AMC+ but won't air on the linear network until 2021. AMC/Sky

Three years after AMC first offered cable subscribers ad-free access to its shows for an additional monthly fee, the network has now created an upgraded platform. And it’s giving users the opportunity to watch two of its upcoming original dramas several months before they will debut on the linear network.

@jasonlynch Jason Lynch is TV Editor at Adweek, overseeing trends, technology, personalities and programming across broadcast, cable and streaming video.