Anchor Bay Entertainment in home video distribution deal with AMC Networks

MUMBAI: After a partnership distributing US media company AMC‘s series, ‘The Walking Dead‘, Anchor Bay Entertainment has announced a new deal with AMC‘s parent company, AMC Networks, for home entertainment distribution across the company‘s networks including AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel. The home entertainment distribution output agreement includes future scripted series to be produced in-house by AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel.

This includes the Sundance Channel scripted series, ‘Rectify‘ and AMC‘s recently greenlit original drama series ‘Low Winter Sun‘. The deal covers all US and Canadian distribution on DVD, Blu-ray and certain transactional digital distribution rights.

Anchor Bay Entertainment president Bill Clark said, "AMC‘s ‘The Walking Dead‘ has quickly become our best-selling TV-on-DVD title to-date. AMC has been an exceptional partner over the last few years and we look forward to expanding our relationship to distribute future scripted drama series from AMC, IFC and Sundance Channel."

AMC Networks COO Ed Carroll said, "Anchor Bay has been a terrific partner on ‘The Walking Dead‘ and we look forward to continuing to work with them to extend the life of the series from AMC Networks‘ into the DVD and transactional digital marketplace".

AMC‘s ‘Low Winter Sun‘ and Sundance Channel‘s ‘Rectify‘ will be the first two releases under the new deal. ‘Low Winter Sun‘ is a co-production between Endemol Studios and AMC Studios. This is a story of murder, deception, revenge and corruption in a world where the line between cops and criminals is blurred.

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