A+E Networks UK


A+E Networks UK promotes Liu to ad sales director

A+E Networks UK has promoted Berry Liu to director of ad sales, leading the ad sales operations in the UK and international markets. In her new role, Liu will be responsible for shaping the company’s strategy for ad sales growth across TV, digital and brand partnerships. She will also focus on deepening A+E Networks’ relationship with Sky Media as […]

ProSiebenSat.1 names international chief

ProSiebenSat.1 has named former A+E Networks UK executive Nicolas Eglau to the new position of executive vice-president, international. Eglau, who was chief operating officer EMEA and general manager for Benelux the Nordics, CEE, the Middle East and Africa at A+E Networks, will take charge of ProSiebenSat.1’s international activities, including the European Media Alliance, the network […]

CI launches in Greece on Cosmote TV

A+E Networks UK is launching crime channel Crime +Investigation (CI) in Greece after striking a deal with OTE-owned pay TV service Cosmote TV. The channel, which launches this week, will be available in all Cosmote TV packages as well as the Cosmote TV Go TV everywhere services and Cosmote Replay TV, the operator’s catch-up offering. The […]

A+E Networks launches Blaze on Virgin TV

A+E Networks UK has today launched entertainment channel, Blaze, on Virgin TV in the UK and Ireland on EPG number 216. Free-to-air factual channel Blaze launched in September 2016 and is available via the Freeview and Freesat platforms in the UK and Ireland and through operators like Sky. “We are very pleased to have secured distribution with Virgin […]

A+E Networks UK appoints scheduling boss

A+E Networks UK has appointed former UKTV executive Dom Wilkins as head of scheduling, History UK and H2.   Wilkins is due to take up his new role on July 17 and will report to Dan Korn, VP of programming at A+E Networks UK. He joins from UKTV, where he was programming manager for digital TV […]

History staffs up for Dutch launch

A+E Networks UK has hired new programming and marketing staff ahead of the launch of History channel in the Netherlands. Marit Huiskamp and Eva Schouwenaar have joined A+E’s Amsterdam-based Benelux office as programme scheduler and marketing manager respectively. Huiskamp will join later this summer from RTL, where she has spent the past several years working […]

A+E announces UK management rejig

A trio of execs have been upped at A+E and Sky’s A+E Networks UK joint venture. Adrian Pilkington, Izabella Wiley and Mark Neil have all landed promotions in the restructure, which comes days after company COO Nicolaus Eglau said he was exiting the channels business. Pilkington has been upped to senior VP commercial strategy and […]

A+E’s European COO exiting

Nicolas Eglau is stepping down as COO of A+E and Sky’s joint venture operation. Eglau has been COO and general manager of A+E Networks UK since late 2015, joining from RTL’s business in the Netherlands. His role at the channels business spanned the Nordics, Benelux and CEEMA regions and A+E said today he will be […]

History launches on Magyar Telekom

A+E Networks UK has agreed a distribution deal with Hungarian telco Magyar Telekom for its factual channel History. History is now available to subscribers of Magyar Telekom’s extended basic package, and as part of Magyar Telekom’s TV GO online service. The deal also covers distribution to hotels across Hungary. “We are very pleased to agree […]

A+E hires BBC Worldwide exec for VOD post

A+E Networks UK has poached BBC Worldwide’s Riccardo Donato. Donato will take on a new role as director of distribution and digital partnerships at the UK arm of A+E Networks, which leads company operations in 90 territories in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He was previously head of VOD for BBCWW’s emerging markets arm […]

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