Amazon Prime Video inks exclusive international output agreement with AMC Studios | Deals | News | Rapid TV News
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In a further ramping up of its current momentum that has bolstered its bouquet, Amazon Prime Video is to become the exclusive home to select AMC Studios series to customers in Germany, Italy, Japan, India, Australia, New Zealand and 22 other territories.

walking dead season 7The deal will see Amazon Prime Video gain first window rights to shows from the network that brought viewers critically acclaimed hit series such as Breaking Bad, Mad Men, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead and Preacher before they will be available on any other channel.

The first new AMC show coming to Amazon Prime Video worldwide in 2018 will be anthology series The Terror, executive produced by Ridley Scott, David W Zucker (The Man in the High Castle) and Guymon Cassady (Game of Thrones), and based on the true story of the Arctic expedition of Captain John Franklin that inspired the novel by acclaimed sci-fi author Dan Simmons. Set in 1847, it follows a Royal Navy expedition crew on a search for the Northwest Passage. The ship is attacked by a mysterious, stalking predator and the crew plunges into a game of survival.

Commenting on the deal Brad Beale, vice president worldwide television acquisition, Amazon Prime Video, said: “This is another step in our efforts to extend the selection of premium TV shows available to Prime Video members worldwide. We are thrilled to bring new shows from AMC, starting with The Terror, to our Prime members around the world.”

Added Rick Olshansky, president of business operations, AMC Studios: “AMC Studios and Amazon already enjoy a successful programming partnership. This agreement underscores the high global demand for AMC’s must-have content and franchises and enables us to bring our popular shows to a wide global audience.”