A week ago, we were sharing with you the news that Warner Bros had released the new Warner Archive Instant app, bringing 500 classic films to your iPad. Now, AMC Networks, the U.S. entertainment company that owns the cable channels AMC, IFC, WE tv, and Sundance Channel, has brought its Yeah! streaming service to iPad users.
AMC president Charlie Collier said the following in a statement:
AMC Networks has launched the Yeah! streaming service at SXSW 2013, but now the network is releasing a free application for iPad subscribers in the App Store. Inside the app, you will find exclusive content, such as filmmaker and star interviews, flick facts and additional info, with full-length feature films with Yeah! movies starting at $5 for a 48-hour rental.
Lisa Judson, GM of the service added the following:
Some filmmakers and stars who have recently been interviewed to create the exclusive versions of their films include: directors Richard Donner, Rob Reiner, Wes Craven, Catherine Hardwicke, Kevin Smith and Francis Lawrence as well as actors Michael Madsen, Peter Facinelli, Nikki Reed, Bruce Campbell, Miranda Cosgrove, Ellen Burstyn and Christopher Mintz-Plasse.