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AMC restructures Studios operations, David Madden exits

The U.S. company is merging its Studios operation with its Entertainment Networks group.

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Baroness von Sketch picked up by IFC

The U.S. network will begin airing seasons one and two of the half-hour comedy this summer.

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Horror streamer Shudder launches in Canada

Just in time for Halloween, the new SVOD is hoping to give audiences chills, with content co-curated by TIFF’s Midnight Madness programmer Colin Geddes.

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eOne, Amazon ink output deal for AMC, SundanceTV content

The agreement will see Amazon Prime Instant Video subscribers in the U.K. and Germany get first-run access to the channels’ original scripted series. (Halt and Catch Fire pictured)

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U.S. networks threaten to go online to avoid pick-and-pay cable

“AETN may be forced to change our current practices, including blacking out programming…or possibly foregoing BDU distribution in Canada,” the U.S. network said in a Let’s Talk TV submission.

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Entertainment One, AMC ink distribution deal

The multi-year agreement follows eOne already handling international distribution on Hell on Wheels (pictured) and The Walking Dead.