Theater Operator AMC to Launch On-Demand Streaming Service


Because just what's needed now is yet another video streaming service, movie theater operator AMC Entertainment (NYSE: AMC) announced that it, too, is launching its own on-demand channel.

Called AMC Theaters On Demand, the video service lets viewers watch around 2,000 movies for prices ranging between $2 and $20 depending upon whether they're rented or bought, and no subscription is required. Although a parade of streaming services from other providers will be going live over the next few months -- including Disney's Disney+, which kicks off in less than a month -- AMC's version just might have a better chance of success than some of the others.

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