Rogers Communications and AMC Sign Multi-year HD Content Deal

Digital cable customers to access full AMC original series line up including 
hits - Mad Men, Breaking Bad and The Walking Dead; coming soon in HD format 
AMC original series to be available to Rogers cable customers across multiple 
TORONTO and NEW YORK, March 1, 2013 /CNW/ - Rogers Communications, Canada's 
leading diversified communications company, today announced that it has signed 
a multi-year agreement with AMC to continue to offer Rogers digital cable 
customers new seasons of hit original series including Breaking Bad, Mad Men 
and The Walking Dead. In the coming weeks, customers will be able to view 
their favourite AMC programs in HD format - in time for the season finale of 
The Walking Dead this month. 
"We are pleased to have renewed an agreement with AMC that ensures our 
customers can continue to enjoy all the premium programing in the AMC line-up. 
We're always focused on delivering the best content across all screens while 
keeping prices down," said David Purdy, Senior Vice President, Content, Rogers 
Communications. "As a result, starting this March our customers can watch 
their favourite zombies, meth cooks and sixties-era ad executives in HD, and 
on demand across multiple platforms - something we know our customers want." 
"We are very pleased to have reached a new long-term agreement with Rogers 
Communications for AMC that recognizes the value and popularity of AMC and its 
award-winning shows like "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," and "The Walking Dead," 
the #1 drama series on cable television," said Bob Broussard, President of 
Distribution for AMC. "We look forward to continuing our partnership with 
Rogers and continuing to serve their customers with AMC's high-quality 
The agreement means customers can view new seasons of AMC original series 
across multiple screens including television, Rogers on Demand - Ch.100 (HD), 
and on Rogers Anyplace TV On Demand, soon after the television broadcast. 
Rogers customers can also look forward to new and returning original series 
debuting this year from AMC including "The Killing," "Hell on Wheels" and "Low 
Winter Sun." 
AMC programing is available to Rogers digital cable customers that subscribe 
to VIP packages. The HD version of AMC will come with the SD version. Rogers 
Anyplace TV is a multi-platform entertainment experience that delivers live 
and on demand content including, primetime shows, film rentals, live sports, 
news, and kids programming, to Canadians across computers, smartphones, 
tablets and Xbox 360 gaming systems. Rogers was the first cable company in 
Canada to offer web-based entertainment content streaming with, tied to customers' cable subscriptions. 
About Rogers Communications
Rogers Communications is a diversified Canadian communications and media 
company. We are Canada's largest provider of wireless voice and data 
communications services and one of Canada's leading providers of cable 
television, high speed Internet and telephony services. Through Rogers Media 
we are engaged in radio and television broadcasting, televised shopping, 
magazines and trade publications, sports entertainment, and digital media. We 
are publicly traded on theTorontoStock Exchange (TSX: RCI.A and RCI.B) and 
on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: RCI). For further information about the 
Rogers group of companies, please 
About AMC 
AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy(®) Award 
for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row. Whether commemorating 
favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original 
programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great 
stories. AMC's original stories include: "Mad Men," "Breaking Bad," "The 
Walking Dead," "The Killing" and "Hell on Wheels." AMC further demonstrates 
its commitment to the art of storytelling with its slate of unscripted 
original series, as well as curated movie franchises like AMC's Can't Get 
Enough and AMC's Crazy About. AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. 
and its sister networks include IFC, Sundance Channel and WE tv. AMC is 
available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and 
mobile. AMC: Story Matters Here(SM). 
Michelle Kelly Rogers Communications 
Georgia Juvelis AMC Networks (917)542-6390 
SOURCE: Rogers Communications Inc. 
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