AMC Networks International (AMCNI) is set to kick off five channels with Middle East and North Africa (MENA) based- pay TV platform beIN. The channels will launch in 21 countries starting on August 1. The partnership will see entertainment channel AMC become exclusively available to beIN subscribers in the region in HD.  Four other, newly localized premium AMCNI channels will also debut on the platform including CBS Reality, Extreme Sports Channel, Outdoor Channel and pre-school channel JimJam. AMCNI also announced the acquisition of AMC Studios’ upcoming anthology drama series The Terror has been extended to include the MENA region. The series is an adaption of Dan Simmons’ novel, slated to premiere on AMC Global in territories worldwide in 2017.

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