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Broadcast area Balkans
Central and Eastern Europe

United Kingdom
Network AMC Networks International UK
AMC Networks International Central Europe
AMC Networks International Iberia
Picture format 1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Owner AMC Networks International
Sister channels CBS Europa
CBS Reality
Extreme Sports Channel
Outdoor Channel
Sundance TV
Launched5 November 2014; 8 years ago (2014-11-05)
Replaced MGM Channel
ClosedDecember 31, 2018; 4 years ago (2018-12-31) (Netherlands and Flanders only)
January 1, 2019; 4 years ago (2019-01-01) (Russia only)
Replaced byHollywood (Russia only)
Website AMC Poland
AMC Portugal
AMC Spain

AMC is a European TV channel launched by AMC Networks International. AMC replaced the MGM Channel on 5 November 2014, but in Poland on 6 May 2016. AMC-produced dramas Halt & Catch Fire and The Divide are among the first original series that premiered on the channel. The channel also airs films from MGM, Universal Studios, Paramount Pictures, 20th Century Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment. [1] The channel launched in the United Kingdom on 28 August 2015, in partnership with BT TV and branded AMC from BT. [2] Until 2019, Sky customers in the UK had access to the channel if they subscribed to BT Sport, but was subsequently removed from the platform on 2 October 2019, making the channel exclusive to BT TV subscribers.

The channel launched in the Republic of Ireland in February 2023 on Virgin Media Ireland.

AMC closed in the Netherlands and Flanders on 31 December 2018 and in Russia on 1 January 2019, where it was replaced by Hollywood channel. [3] [4]



  1. ^ Robert Briel (20 September 2014). "AMC set for November launch in Europe". Broadband TV News.
  2. ^ "AMC to launch for the first time in the UK exclusively to BT customers on 28th August". BT Group. 4 August 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  3. ^ "AMC" (in Dutch). Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  4. ^ Jarco Kriek (16 November 2018). "Weer tv-zender minder: AMC stopt in Nederland en België" (in Dutch).

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