/// AMC Networks Buys Chellomedia for $1.04 Billion

October 28, 2013  |  Media Week

AMC Networks has acquired Liberty Media’s Chellomedia, which operates channels distributed to some 390 million households in 138 countries, for $1.04 billion. In a statement released Monday, AMC Nets said the Chellomedia properties “span a range of genres” and ultimately offer “significant long-range opportunities” for the programmer to distribute its original series outside the U.S. The transfer in ownership creates some interesting business relationships: for one thing, among the channels distributed by Chellomedia are networks owned by A+E Networks, notably History, Bio and the Spanish cable net Crimen e Investigaci

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