- AMC Networks-owned service debuts today in Oz and New Zealand
- Latest in international expansion following US launch
- Offers mix of original and library horror, thriller and suspense films and TV
AMC Networks’ horror, thriller and suspense SVOD service Shudder has expanded into Australia and New Zealand.
Shudder originally launched in the US, before rolling out in Canada, the U.K. and Germany.
It is available in Australia and New Zealand on the web, iOS, Apple TV, Android and Android TV, and also FireTV in Australia. Subscription plans start at A$5.83 and NZ$6.67.
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Recent Shudder Originals include Zoom-based chiller Host, eco-horror The Beach House, Blood Machines, Blood Quantum, Impetigore, Lake of Death, Random Acts of Violence, Scare Package, The Room, Yummy and Z.
Shudder Original Series include Creepshow from showrunner/executive producer Greg Nicotero, supernatural action series The Dead Lands (in Australia only) and Shudder exclusive Missions.
The service also offers classics such as Hellraiser and Donnie Darko. Its content spans films, TV, podcasts and live streaming events.
“We’re thrilled to share our unrivalled collection of curated horror and supernatural movies and series with Australian and New Zealand audiences just in time for Halloween season, where we feature our biggest and best programming of the year,” said Craig Engler, Shudder’s General Manager. “These new launches continue our growing international expansion and our commitment to offer premium genre entertainment to a global audience.”
Shudder recently ordered a full set of season three scripts for the series Creepshow, based on George A. Romero’s iconic 1982 movie. Season two of Creepshow was due to have started shooting in March, but was delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.