AMC Networks International’s Sundance Channel Global has launched on Orange TV through its ADSL fibre and satellite platforms in France.

The service, which offers exclusive independent feature films and documentaries, as well as original drama series, made its debut on October 8 as part of Orange’s Cinema and Series TV package as a 24/7 linear channel.

Commenting on the launch, 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.”