A&E Networks

A+E Networks targets international and FAST with digital sales appointment

A+E Networks Global Content Sales has named Carlos Sanchez as SVP of digital distribution for global content sales. Sanchez, who will report to  Mark Garner, EVP of content sales and business development, will be charged with driving growth of the company’s digital content business, securing licensing agreements for A+E Networks’ library of scripted and non-scripted […]

A+E Networks hires Sony exec to oversee EMEA sales

A+E Networks has appointed Dr Kerstin Gühne as VP of global content sales for EMEA. Reporting to Patrick Vien, group MD of global content sales, London-based Gühne will oversee distribution of A+E’s content library across all platforms including linear, AVOD, and SVOD throughout German-speaking Europe and Turkey. Gühne joins A+E Networks following a 15-year tenure […]

Foxtel and A+E Networks expand partnership

Australia’s Foxtel Group has expanded its partnership with US multinational A+E Networks, inking a multi-year deal to bring documentary and reality programming and films to its platforms. The agreement includes exclusive premieres of content from Crime & Investigation, The History Channel, A&E and Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) for Foxtel, Foxtel Now and streaming service Binge, […]

A+E Networks takes stake in Reel One Entertainment

A+E Networks has taken a 35% stake in Reel One Entertainment, the Canadian producer-distributor majority owned by TF1-owned French group Newen. The deal, which will see Newen remain the majority owner of the firm, is designed to help Reel One to expand production and distribution in North America, as well as increasing more TV content. Reel One, […]

A+E promotes Soriano to international programming chief

A+E Networks has promoted Liz Soriano to SVP, international programming, overseeing all of A+E’s global programming services to its linear and digital channel brands and content sales clients in more than 250 territories around the world.  Soriano’s remit includes activities related to product knowledge advice, programming and scheduling strategies, and content models and packaging. She […]

A+E Networks streaming services launch on Apple TV channels in Europe

A+E Networks EMEA’s recently launched History Play and Crime+Investigation Play streaming services are now available in the UK, Ireland, Germany and Austria through Apple TV channels on the Apple TV app. The app is available on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, iPod touch, Mac, select Samsung and LG smart TVs, and Roku and Amazon Fire TV devices. […]

Sky to launch factual channel trio at end of May

Pay TV operator Sky is to launch its new factual channels, Sky Documentaries and Sky Nature on May 27. The broadcaster will also launch the rebranded Sky History, the co-branded venture between Sky and A+E Networks formerly known as History, on the same date. The new channels will include on demand libraries and will be available to Sky […]

A+E’s History channel to be rebranded Sky History

A+E Networks and Sky have announced a new joint venture channel Sky History. The new channel will replace A+E Networks’ UK channel History in Spring 2020, a statement from the broadcaster said. Sky History will continue to be operated by A+E Networks, and serves as its flagship brand alongside Crime+Investigation, Sky History2 (formerly History2), Lifetime […]

Industry vet Sean Cohan headlines trio of Nielsen appointments

Data measurement firm Nielsen has announced a triumvirate of new appointments, with the most noteworthy being industry veteran Sean Cohan as its new chief growth officer and international president. Cohan is a well-established figure in the industry with decades’ of experience. He spent 15 years at A+E Networks, with his highest-profile role being president of […]

A+E Networks UK expands History and C+I distribution in Serbia

A+E Networks UK has expanded the distribution of its History and Crime+Investigation channels in Serbia by launching on Telekom Srbija’s mts service. The move will enable Mts subscribers to watch Serbian premieres of factual and docu-scripted entertainment including Battle of the 80s Supercars, Epic Guide to Military Vehicles, and Forged in Fire. Crime+Investigation content highlights include 60 Days In: […]

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