Leading global media entertainment company AMC Networks announces the highly anticipated launch of the premium streaming bundle AMC+ in India, starting today on Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app. AMC+ features exclusive original series, including the high-octane vampire thriller Firebite with Yael Stone (Orange is the New Black) and Rob Collins (Cleverman), hit stop-motion animated comedy Ultra City Smithsfeaturing all-star voice talent including Kristen Bell (The Good Place), Dax Shepard (Parenthood), John C. Reilly (Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty) and Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment) and upcoming exclusive original productions such as epic western That Dirty Black Bag starring Dominic Cooper (Preacher) and gritty crime drama 61st Street starring Emmy®-winner Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), among many others. AMC+ will also premiere the eight-time Australian Academy Award winning film from director Justin Kurzel, Nitram, on 30 March 2022 at the same time the film makes its U.S. debut.
Later this year AMC+ will debut a wide range of original series exclusively for audiences in India, including new content from The Walking Dead Universe, premium original dramas from top U.S. producers, and the launch of a new franchise based on Anne Rice’s best-selling novels. Key titles include the eagerly awaited new anthology series Tales of the Walking Dead with Anthony Edwards (Inventing Anna) and Parker Posey (Lost in Space) as well as The Walking Dead: Origins starring fan favourites Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Lauren Cohan and Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire and Anne Rice’s Mayfair Witches based on the iconic global best-sellers, western noir Dark Winds executive produced by Emmy®-winner George R.R. Martin (Game of Thrones) and Oscar®-winner Robert Redford (Ordinary People), and suspense thriller Moonhaven from creator Peter Ocko (Lodge 49), among others.
AMC+ also offers full access to AMC Networks’ targeted streaming service Acorn TV at no additional cost. Acorn TV offers ad free addictive dramas, arresting mysteries, compelling crime thrillers and more from Britain and beyond, including exclusive original productions such as Queens of Mystery, Under the Vines and The Madame Blanc Mysteries, fan favourites such as Line of Duty and Doc Martin, and acclaimed series 19-2 and East West 101, among others.
Courtney Thomasma, General Manager of AMC+, said, “AMC+ offers viewers a premium line-up of celebrated and award winning series including our signature dramas, wildly original comedies, and compelling true crime series, along with a curated collection of new and independent films. With our pipeline of highly anticipated new series from the U.S. and the beloved international mysteries and dramas from Acorn TV, the AMC+ bundle brings epic, thrilling stories and iconic characterstogether with one subscription. We are excited to offer our slate of original programming directly to audiences in India for the first time through Apple TV channels.”
Customers can sign up for a seven-day free trial starting today on the Apple TV app. Subscribers through Apple TV channels can watch AMC+ online or enjoy offline downloads of their favourite shows and films on the Apple TV app for Rs 199 per month. Through Family Sharing, up to six family members can share subscriptions to Apple TV channels using just their Apple ID and password.
AMC+ features a wide range of dramas, comedies, mysteries, thrillers, true crime, and documentaries from AMC Studios and other leading producers and distributors, all commercial-free, with new content premiering monthly. Select programming is available subtitled in Hindi, Tamil and Telegu. The following programming is available to audiences in India for the first time exclusively through the premium subscription bundle.