AMC Networks

AMC Networks Inc. is an American entertainment company headquartered in 11 Penn Plaza, New York.[3]

AMC Networks Inc.
FormerlyRainbow Media Holdings (1980–2011)
TypePublic
ISINUS00164V1035
Industry
FoundedFebruary 29, 1980; 42 years ago (1980-02-29)
HeadquartersNew York City, U.S.
Key people
  • James L. Dolan
    (Executive chairman)
  • Matthew Blank
    (Interim President, CEO)
Brands
Revenue US$2.971 billion (2018)[1]
US$726 million (2018)[1]
US$446 million (2018)[1]
OwnerDolan family (67% voting power)[2]
Number of employees
2,197 (Feb 2014)[1]
DivisionsAMC Networks International
SubsidiariesIFC Films
RLJE Films
Sentai Filmworks
Websiteamcnetworks.com

AMC Networks owns and operates the eponymous cable channel and its siblings, IFC, We TV and SundanceTV; the art house movie theater IFC Center in New York City; the independent film companies IFC Films and RLJE Films; the anime licensor Sentai Filmworks; and the premium subscription streaming services AMC+, IFC Films Unlimited, Acorn TV, Allblk, Shudder, Sundance Now and HIDIVE.

The company operates in Europe & Latin America through its international division, AMC Networks International. Through joint ventures with BBC Studios, the company manages BBC America and BBC World News cable channels in the US. Due to this relationship, AMC Networks additionally maintains a minority share in the US operations of the British-TV streaming service BritBox, a joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc.

The company was originally launched in 1980 and formerly known as Rainbow Media Holdings, LLC (or alternately Rainbow Programming Holdings), a subsidiary of Cablevision, but was spun off as a publicly traded company in July 2011. The company is majority-owned and controlled by the Dolan family.[2]


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