Gaming-centric multi-platform production company Machinima announced this morning that it is teaming with AMC Networks International Iberia to launch an SVOD channel in Spain and Portugal dedicated to gaming, esports and fandom. It will be available across pay TV operators, smart TVs and on iOS/Android apps. It will debut in the fall.
The Machinima channel’s programming lineup will feature original Machinima productions including “Street Fighter: Resurrection,” the eports reality show “Training Camp,” JeromeASF’s “The Bacca Chronicles” and the upcoming “Transformers: The Combiner Wars.”
AMC Networks International Iberia operates a portfolio of 22 channels in Spain and Portugal, including AMC, Canal Hollywood, Sundance Channel, Historia, A&E, Crimen + Investigación and Canal Panda.
“This partnership [with Machinima] enables us to offer our clients the opportunity to reach millennials, a community passionate about video games, animation, movies, TV and other forms of pop culture, who will find in this channel their main entertainment source. Machinima is a worldwide gaming authority and we are delighted to add this exciting channel to our portfolio.” said Eduardo Zulueta, president of AMC Networks International Iberia and Latin America, in a statement.