AMC Networks announces AMC+ in Australia

AMC Networks announces AMC+ in Australia

Leading global media entertainment company AMC Networks announces the highly anticipated launch of the premium streaming bundle AMC+ in Australia, starting today on Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app and for Prime members via Prime Video Channels. With a monthly price of $8.99, AMC+ features original series, including the critically-acclaimed revenge thriller The Beast Must Die starring BAFTA Award winner Jared Harris (Chernobyl), hit stop-motion animated comedy Ultra City Smiths featuring all-star voice talent including Kristen Bell (Queenpins), Dax Shepard (Parenthood), John C. Reilly (Moonbase 8) and Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment), upcoming dystopian drama Anna based on the best-selling novel and forthcoming Australian vampire thriller Firebite with Yael Stone (Orange is the New Black), Rob Collins (Cleverman) and Callan Mulvey (Avengers: End Game), alongside a curated selection of films and series with additional content added every month.

AMC+ also offers full access to AMC Networks’ targeted streaming services, Acorn TV and Shudder, at no additional cost.

  • Acorn TV offers exclusive originals, addictive dramas, arresting mysteries and more from Britain and beyond, including fan favourites such as Midsomer Murders, Agatha Christie’s Marple and Poirot, Acorn TV Originals Agatha Raisin, London Kills, Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries, Queens of Mystery and My Life Is Murder, and new exclusive shows Dalgliesh and Whitstable Pearl, among others.
  • Shudder offers the best selection in genre entertainment, covering horror, thrillers and the supernatural, from Hollywood favorites and cult classics to original shows and critically-acclaimed new original movies. Popular series include Creepshow, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, Behind the Monsters and Slasher: Flesh and Blood, and exclusive films include Horror Noire, V/H/S/94, Seance and Jakob’s Wife, among many others.

Beginning today, eligible Prime members can sign up for a seven-day free trial via Prime Video Channels and will be able to watch AMC+ on all compatible Prime Video devices. Customers can sign up for a seven-day free trial starting today and subscribe directly to AMC+ on the Apple TV app for $8.99 per month. 

Courtney Thomasma, General Manager of AMC+, commented, “AMC+ offers viewers thousands of hours of acclaimed and award-winning series, including our signature dramas, wildly original comedies, and compelling true crime series, along with an exciting collection of new and independent films. With exclusive AMC+ Originals like The Beast Must Die, Ultra City Smiths, Firebite and Anna along with access to the incredible line-ups from Shudder and Acorn TV, the bundle brings thrilling, thought-provoking stories and iconic characters together through one subscription. We are excited to bring our slate of original programming directly to Australian audiences for the first time through Apple TV channels and Prime Video Channels.”

Subscribers through Apple TV channels can watch AMC+ online or enjoy offline downloads of their favourite shows and films on the Apple TV app. 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, horror, true crime and documentaries from AMC Studios and other leading producers and distributors.

Acorn TV and Shudder are also available as standalone streaming services at $6.99 per month each on Prime Video Channels and Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app in addition to being available at no extra cost as part of the AMC+ premium subscription bundle.

AccessReel is the Western Australian movie-lovers website.