AMC Network programming chief Craig Erwich announced Wednesday that Hulu has secured exclusive SVOD rights to the spinoff to The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead. According to The Hollywood Reporter this is a multi-year deal with AMC Networks.
“We believe in the combination of compelling content and technology to engage audiences and deliver viewers back to the linear television experience,” said AMC Networks COO Ed Carroll. “We are excited about this new partnership with Hulu, a growing company that has created a network-branded environment for content in a highly competitive space.”
The deal also gives Hulu exclusive SVOD rights to new and upcoming scripted programming from AMC, IFC, BBC America, Sundance TV and WEtv.