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- AMC Plus is an ad-free streaming service with a variety of TV shows, movies, and originals.
- The service costs between $7 and $9 a month depending on how you subscribe.
- Members can unlock access to new episodes of “The Walking Dead” one week before they air on TV.
Wanting to capitalize on the growing popularity of entertainment streaming, more companies are releasing their own on-demand subscription services. AMC is one of the latest to join the trend with the launch of AMC Plus in 2020.
In order to help you decide whether or not AMC Plus is right for you, we broke down the core features, subscription costs, standout TV shows, and more.
What is AMC Plus?
AMC Plus is an ad-free streaming service from the entertainment company AMC. The on-demand catalog includes select programs from the AMC network, BBC America, IFC, and Sundance TV, as well as everything from Shudder, Sundance Now, and IFC Films Unlimited.
AMC Plus features a bevy of original titles in addition to popular series like “Mad Men” and crowd-pleasing movies like “Night at the Museum.”
How much is AMC Plus?
An AMC Plus subscription costs between $7 and $9 a month depending on how you sign up.
If you have a current subscription to select pay-TV providers with the AMC channel, like Sling TV, Dish Network, or Xfinity, you can get AMC Plus as an add-on for $7 a month.
If you sign up through the AMC website, the standalone service costs $9 a month. The AMC Plus site also offers an annual subscription that costs $60 a year. Compared to 12 months of the $9 plan, this limited-time deal can save you up to $48 a year.
AMC Plus is also available as an add-on channel to other streaming apps, like Amazon Prime Video or Apple TV. The service costs $9 a month as an add-on channel.
Is there an AMC Plus free trial?
New members can claim a seven-day free trial of AMC Plus if they sign up directly through the AMC Plus website. One-week trials are also available from Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime Video Channels, and YouTube TV.
That said, certain pay-TV providers, like Xfinity, do not offer a free trial of AMC Plus.
Where can I subscribe to AMC Plus?
To watch AMC Plus, you need to purchase a subscription through the AMC website or a third-party platform like Sling TV or Amazon Prime Video Channels. While AMC Plus offers a mobile app for streaming, you cannot purchase a new subscription using the app.
You can subscribe to AMC Plus as an add-on with these third-party services:
Where can I stream AMC Plus?
If you purchase a subscription directly from the AMC Plus website, you can stream content from the dedicated AMC Plus app on your smartphone, web browser, Roku, Apple TV, and
For those who get a subscription through a third-party service, like Amazon Prime Video Channels, you can only stream AMC Plus via that third-party app. You will not be able to stream AMC Plus on the standalone app or website if you subscribe through
, Apple TV Channels, or Amazon Prime Video Channels.
What TV shows and movies are on AMC Plus?
AMC Plus gives you access to thousands of hours of on-demand entertainment. You can stream every season of “Mad Men,” the current season of “The Walking Dead,” and exclusive series like “The North Water.” The movie selection isn’t as impressive, but you can watch popular films such as “Night at the Museum.”
A few popular TV shows you can stream with AMC Plus include:
- “The Walking Dead” (Season 11)
- “Mad Men”
- “Spy City”
- “The North Water”
- “Ultra City Smiths”
- “Gangs of London”
- “A Discovery of Witches”
- “Orphan Black”
Some popular movies you can stream with AMC Plus include:
- “Night at the Museum”
- “The Day the Earth Stood Still”
- “Frances Ha”
- “Pulp Fiction”
- “Die Hard”
Does AMC Plus include the live AMC channel?
You do not get access to the live AMC channel with a subscription to AMC Plus. To watch the AMC network, you need a cable, satellite, or live TV streaming provider with access to that station.
That said, AMC Plus members do get access to The Walking Dead Channel, a live streaming station featuring a continuous feed of “Walking Dead” episodes and behind-the-scenes content.
Can I get early access to new episodes of ‘The Walking Dead’ with AMC Plus?
Yes, AMC Plus subscribers can unlock access to new episodes from season 11 of “The Walking Dead” one week before the series is broadcast on AMC.
After airing for more than a decade, the current season of “The Walking Dead” is expected to be the series’ final season. Fans of the apocalyptic adventure can also stream multiple spin-offs on AMC Plus, such as “Fear the Walking Dead” and “The Walking Dead: World Beyond.”