Bucharest, July 18, 2022 – AMC Networks International Central & Northern Europe (AMCNI CNE) and Orange Romania Group (Orange Romania, Orange Romania Communications and NextGen Communications) announce the multi-year renewal of the distribution agreement, guaranteeing subscribers long-term access to the diversified portfolio of AMCNI Entertainment. Following this agreement, Orange Romania, Orange Romania Communications and NextGen Communications will broadcast six AMCNI channels to its subscribers: AMC, Filmcafe, JimJam, Minimax, TV Paprika and CBS Reality.
Moreover, with this agreement, AMC, Filmcafe, TV Paprika and Minimax will be distributed in the basic packages of all the main Romanian platforms, expanding the distribution of the portfolio and reaching the vast majority of pay TV subscribers.
AMC viewers will get access to the latest episodes of the global hit series Fear the living dead along with the world premiere, as well as the final episodes of one of the world’s most popular dramas, You better call Saul. The newly rebranded channel, Filmcafe, offers a wide range of films to Romanian viewers, such as The Lost City of Z, Desperado and Eyes wide closed. TV Paprika fans are entitled to new local productions, Urban stories with Robert Petrescu and the next fall show with Radu Dumitrescu. Minimax also features a variety of premieres, including the latest season of The Boss Baby: back in businessthe new series Barbie: It takes two, and new episodes of Jurassic World: Cretaceous Camp.
“This renewal of our long-term partnership with Orange Romania Group, which includes expanded access to our programming, highlights the strong demand for our award-winning content and our diverse mix of global and local brands. We have steadily increased our investment in Romania over the past few years to ensure subscribers receive the most captivating and exclusive content and we are particularly pleased that many of AMCNI’s channels are now available in the widest package, enabling more Romanian viewers to enjoy our popular programming,” said Levente Málnay, EVP/MD of AMCNI CNE.
“Orange is the No. 1 network in Romania, offering connectivity at the highest standards. While we focus on the quality of services for mobile, fixed and TV networks, we attach great importance to the diversity of content for our TV subscribers. The renewal of the agreement with AMC Networks International is proof of our commitment to providing quality content to our customers. We are delighted that Orange Romania Communications and NextGen Communications subscribers can now enjoy quality programming from AMC and Filmcafe alongside Orange Romania customers. This is a further step towards a single offer model for all Orange Romania group customers,” said Pierre-Etienne Cizeron, Marketing Director of Orange Romania.
About AMC Networks International
AMC Networks International (AMCNI), the global division of AMC Networks, delivers entertaining and acclaimed programming that reaches subscribers in more than 130 countries and territories. AMCNI consists of global brands as well as locally recognized popular channels in various genres of programming. For more information visit: www.amcnetworksinternational.com