AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates cable televisionís brands delivering content to audiences and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The companyís National Networks segment owns nationally distributed entertainment programming networks comprising AMC, WE tv, IFC, and Sundance Channel. The AMC is a television network that is focused on storytelling and feature films, as well as featuring original programming that includes dramatic series; the WE tv is a womenís network that showcases stories from a womanís perspective; the IFC is a network dedicated to presenting an independent film and original alternative comedy series; and the Sundance Channel is the television destination that features independent films and original programming, including the fashion series. Its International and Other segment operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business that principally consists of 7 distinct channels in 10 languages across 18 countries focusing primarily on AMC in Canada and global versions of the Sundance Channel and WE tv brands. This segment also operates IFC Films, an independent film distribution business that distributes films across various media platforms, including theaters, cable/satellite video-on-demand DVDs and cable network television, and streaming/downloading to computers and other electronic devices. In addition, this segment operates MC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a network programming feed origination and distribution company, which services the network programming industry. The company distributes its National Networks in the United States through cable and other multichannel distribution platforms, including DBS and platforms operated by telecommunications providers. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, New York.