SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 13, 2018 (June 12, 2018)
AMC Networks Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
11 Penn Plaza,
New York, NY
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
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Item 8.01 Other Events
On June 12, 2018, the Board of Directors of AMC Networks Inc. (the "Company") approved an increase of $500 million in the amount authorized under the previously announced stock repurchase program, subject to the terms and conditions announced in a press release dated June 13, 2018, which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
(d) Exhibits. The following Exhibit is furnished as part of this Report on Form 8-K:
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
AMC Networks Inc.
June 13, 2018
/s/ Sean S. Sullivan
Sean S. Sullivan
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer