FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Carroll Edward A 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol AMC Networks Inc. [ AMCX ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Chief Operating Officer
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
11 PENN PLAZA
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
3/9/2021
(Street)
NEW YORK, NY 10001
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  A    33043  A $0 (1) 70762  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  F(2)    14076  D $71.28  56686  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  M    10846  A $0 (3) 67532  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  F(4)    5311  D $71.28  62221  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  M    8958  A $0 (5) 71179  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  F(6)    4386  D $71.28  66793  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  M    20613  A $0 (7) 87406  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  3/9/2021  3/9/2021  F(8)    10094  D $71.28  77312  D   
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock                 1337  I  By 401(k) 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units   (3) 3/9/2021  3/9/2021  M        10846    (3) 3/9/2021  AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  10846   (3) 0  D   
Restricted Stock Units   (5) 3/9/2021  3/9/2021  M        8958    (5) 3/9/2022  AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  8958   (5) 8958  D   
Restricted Stock Units   (7) 3/9/2021  3/9/2021  M        20613    (7) 3/9/2023  AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock  20613   (7) 41228  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  Each share of Class A common stock was issued on March 9, 2021 upon the vesting of performance restricted stock units ("PRSUs"). The PRSUs were initially granted on March 9, 2017 under the AMC Networks Inc. 2016 Employee Stock Plan, and the number of shares of Class A common stock issued on March 9, 2021 was determined based on the achievement of performance criteria established at the time of grant.
(2)  Represents PRSUs of AMC Networks Inc. withheld to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of PRSUs described in footnote 1 above, exempt under Rule 16b-3.
(3)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") was granted on March 9, 2018 under the AMC Networks Inc. 2016 Employee Stock Plan and represents a right to receive one share of Class A Common Stock or the cash equivalent thereof. One-third of the RSUs vested and were settled on March 9, 2020 and one-third of the RSUs vested and were settled on March 9, 2019. The remaining one-third of the "RSUs" vested and were settled on March 9, 2021.
(4)  Represents PRSUs of AMC Networks Inc. withheld to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of PRSUs described in footnote 3 above, exempt under Rule 16b-3.
(5)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") was granted on March 9, 2019 under the AMC Networks Inc. 2016 Employee Stock Plan and represents a right to receive one share of Class A Common Stock or the cash equivalent thereof. One-third of the RSUs vested and were settled on March 9, 2021 and one-third of the RSUs vested and were settled on March 9, 2020. The remaining one-third of the RSUs will vest on March 9, 2022 subject to the achievement of certain performance measures.
(6)  Represents RSUs of AMC Networks Inc. withheld to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of RSUs described in footnote 5 above, exempt under Rule 16b-3.
(7)  Each restricted stock unit ("RSU") was granted on March 8, 2020 under the AMC Networks Inc. 2016 Employee Stock Plan and represents a right to receive one share of Class A Common Stock or the cash equivalent thereof. One-third of the RSUs vested and were settled on March 9, 2021. The remaining two-thirds of the RSUs vest as follows: one-third on March 9, 2022 and one-third on March 9, 2023.
(8)  Represents RSUs of AMC Networks Inc. withheld to satisfy tax withholding obligations in connection with the vesting of RSUs described in footnote 7 above, exempt under Rule 16b-3.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Carroll Edward A
11 PENN PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10001


Chief Operating Officer

Signatures
/s/ Anne G. Kelly, Attorney-in-fact for Edward A. Carroll 3/10/2021
**Signature of Reporting Person Date