The move is one of many announced by the company during its upfront week. It also revealed more details about a new Walking Dead spinoff, the renewal of IFC cult favorite Documentary Now! as well as the expansion of holiday programming on AMC and the creation of a micro-net on BBC America dedicated to nature programming.
On Monday morning, the company is hosting the AMC Networks Summit, bringing together executives, talent and press at a Lower East Side hotel for a series of panels and conversations. Over the course of the week, the company will host a series of dinners with advertisers.
Sarah Barnett, who became president of entertainment networks last November told Deadline the simulcast