DirecTV’s Audience Network Makes AT&T U-Verse Debut

Channel is home to “Kingdom,” starring Nick Jonas, and previously “Friday Night Lights” and “Damages”

Nick Jonas stars in Kingdom with Jonathan Tucker and Frank Grillo

DirecTV’s Audience Network has been added to the AT&T U-Verse lineup, the telecom announced Wednesday.

The network is home to original series including “Kingdom” starring Frank Grillo, Jonathan Tucker and Nick Jonas and “Rogue” starring Thandie Newton, Sarah Jeffery and Cole Hauser.

“We’re always looking for new ways to give our customers the most value for their programming dollar. Adding Audience Network is a perfect way to do that,” said Dan York, AT&T’s chief content officer in a statement. “There is no better time to experience Audience Network’s compelling programming. Whether you’re a movie buff, a sports fan or a music enthusiast, Audience Network’s fall lineup has something for you.”

Audience previously acquired the rights to new seasons of “Damages” when the series was canceled by FX, and struck a deal to co-produce two final seasons of “Friday Night Lights” with NBC.