Sundance Channel launches on Orange TV in France



| 13 October 2015

AMC Networks International (AMCNI) has inked a deal with Orange to launch its Sundance Channel Global on the telco's fibre and satellite TV platforms in France.

Sundance Channel broadcasts exclusive independent feature films and documentaries as well as original drama series. In France, the channel also broadcasts internationally acclaimed original drama series such as Rectify, The Red Road, The Walking Dead and Mad Men, among others. It launched on 8 October as part of Orange's Cinema and Series TV package as a 24/7 linear channel.

Bruce Tuchman, president of AMC and Sundance Channel Global, said: "This exciting launch will significantly extend the reach of Sundance Channel in France. AMC Networks International has experienced record-breaking growth with new distribution agreements on television platforms around the world and we're looking forward to working closely with Orange to deliver original dramatic series as well as the best in independent cinema."