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Sony Movie Channel Expands Its Affiliate Reach, Signing A New Multi-Year Distribution Deal With Suddenlink
CULVER CITY, Calif., October 21, 2014 - Sony Movie Channel (SMC), the premier HD TV movie destination for Hollywood film fans, has signed a new multi-year distribution agreement with Suddenlink, the seventh largest cable distributor in the U.S. Suddenlink customers can now experience SMC's engaging programming, ranging from modern favorites to iconic classics. All films on SMC are broadcast in HD, uncut and uncensored, providing viewers with the highest quality viewing experience on television.
"Suddenlink is one of the most respected cable operators in the industry today and our partnership brings increased value to their significant cable footprint by providing the highest quality viewing experience for films on TV," said Superna Kalle, SMC's general manager and SVP, Sony Pictures Television Networks. "Sony Movie Channel's carefully curated programming schedule features highly-rated commercial films as well as award-winning indies, and this agreement with Suddenlink gives more people the opportunity to enjoy the robust collection of movies offered by the network."
"Sony Movie Channel brings a whole host of great movie choices to our customers," said Kathy Payne, Suddenlink senior vice president and chief programming officer. "This channel adds great value to Suddenlink's lineup, particularly for avid movie fans looking for more great entertainment."
Along with Suddenlink's distribution, Sony Movie Channel is also carried by satellite providers DIRECTV and DISH Network, as well as Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse, and CenturyLink.
About Sony Movie Channel
Sony Movie Channel is the first U.S. multi-platform television network from Sony Pictures Television created specifically for the Hollywood movie fan. Offering uncut, uncensored theatrical releases in stunning high definition, Sony Movie Channel showcases titles including award-winning features, cult favorites, family comedies and gripping dramas. Sony Movie Channel is available on Suddenlink, DISH Network, DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, CenturyLink and AT&T U-Verse. For more information, visit SonyMovieChannel.com, Facebook and/or Twitter @SonyMovieCh.
Suddenlink is the seventh largest cable operator in the United States, supporting the information, communication and entertainment demands of approximately 1.4 million residential and commercial customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, West Virginia and elsewhere. Suddenlink simplifies its customers' lives through one call for support, one connection, and one bill for TV, Internet, phone and other services.