AMC Networks best way to play media space M&A theme, says Susquehanna Susquehanna expects M&A in the media space will get increased attention in 2013 and sees AMC Networks as the best way to play this theme. The firm believes the company makes sense as a possible target because an acquirer may believe it can accelerate advertising revenue growth and that AMC Networks channels would be able to negotiate higher affiliate fee increase if it were part of a larger bundle. Shares are Positive rated with a $61 price target.
AMC's 'The Walking Dead' premiere draws 17.3M viewers, WSJ says AMC Networks' “The Walking Dead” recorded 17.3M viewers Sunday night, setting a ratings record for the show, says the Wall Street Journal. Last seasons premiere had 16.1M viewers, added the Wall Street Journal. Reference Link