DirecTV to carry Romance Classics

Satcaster DirecTV is expected to ink an agreement this week to carry the new love-story film cable net Romance Classics, a spinoff of American Movie Classics that launched Jan. 1 to slightly more than 2 million subscribers, according to sources. It would be the channel’s first deal with a DBS entity.

The satellite programmer has already committed to carrying shopping channel QVC beginning sometime in the first quarter.

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