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AMC Networks International to launch esports platform in Spain, Portugal

AMC Networks International-Iberia, the Iberian division of US entertainment company AMC Networks, has joined forces with US gaming and media streaming firm Machinima to launch a new channel in Spain and Portugal focused on esports and gaming.

The two parties said the new channel will be available on pay-television platforms, smart television and Android and iOS app stores in Spain and Portugal.

James Glasscock, Machinima’s senior vice-president of strategy and business development, said: “AMC Networks International is the number one network group throughout Spain and Portugal, and the combination of our brand and content with their reach is going to be a huge win for Millennials in those areas.”