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Entertainment One Inks Output Deal With AMC

Exclusive three-year output deal will see eOne handle international distribution for shows such as "Halt and Catch Fire" and "Turn

Entertainment One has inked an exclusive three-year television output deal with AMC Networks.

Under the agreement, eOne Television will handle international distribution (including digital and home entertainment rights) for all original scripted series from AMC’s channels AMC and the Sundance Channel.

The first three series that fall under the deal are “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Turn” and “The Red Road.”

The agreement reps the first exclusive international output partnership for AMC and the Sundance Channel for scripted content.

eOne is the producer and international distrib of AMC’s “Hell on Wheels” and international distrib of “The Walking Dead.”

eOne’s current scripted series include suspense-drama “Rogue,” toplining Thandie Newton, “Rookie Blue,” “Call Me Fitz” and Discovery Channel’s upcoming “Klondike.”

eOne Television has sold original and third-party content to more than 500 broadcasters in 150 countries.

“AMC has evolved into one of the world’s most successful cable networks, with an exceptional slate of high-quality programming,” said eOne CEO Darren Throop. “Our relationship with the U.S. network has gone from strength to strength and clearly demonstrates our expertise in international distribution. We look forward to continuing our work with AMC now and in the future.”

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