Ahead of Mipcom Cannes, AMC Networks announced the global rollout of its premium subscription video on-demand service, AMC+, which has gained momentum in recent months with new launches in Spain, Korea, India, New Zealand, and Australia. The platform’s newest franchise, “Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire,” is the number one new series launch ever for AMC+, and currently has a 98% rating on Rotten Tomatoes with strong critical acclaim.
AMC+ has recently launched across key markets in Europe and the Asia-Pacific region, with additional countries to be announced in the coming months. In Spain, the service is now available on Orange TV, Vodafone TV, Jazztel TV, and as a channel on Prime Video and Apple TV. In India, AMC+ is available via Prime Video and Apple TV, and the service just launched for the first time in Korea on KT’s Olleh TV. In New Zealand, AMC+ is now available through a suite of direct-to-consumer apps via web, Apple and Android devices. In Australia, the service is available via web, Apple, Android and Amazon Fire devices as well as Prime Video and Apple TV.
“These recent international launches highlight the growing demand for AMC+ across major affiliates and distribution partners as we bring our slate of groundbreaking dramas and epic fan-driven franchises to new audiences. We are looking forward to working with key operators and platforms as we continue the global rollout of AMC+ in the months ahead,” commented Miquel Penella, President of Streaming Services for AMC Networks.
AMC+ just debuted its newest franchise, “Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire,” which has set a new record by becoming the number new series launch ever on the service, in both viewership and subscriber acquisition. Starring Jacob Anderson, Sam Reid, Bailey Bass, and Eric Bogosian, AMC Networks has already renewed the series for a second season, which will be set in Europe.
AMC+ includes a wide array of original series which will debut new seasons in 2023, including western noir thriller “Dark Winds”; gritty crime drama “61st Street”; animated spy tech thriller “Pantheon”; and sci-fi thriller “Moonhaven.” Meanwhile, new AMC+ series to debut will include psychological thriller “Invitation to a Bonfire”; drama “Parish”; and the character-driven series “Demascus.”