A&E Networks


A+E Networks taps You.i.TV for new History TV Everywhere app

A+E Networks has tapped You.i.TV to provide technology to extend its History TV Everywhere app. You.i TV’s video experience platform, You.i Engine One, will power a new History TV Everywhere app, based on its React Native development platform. Using rthe open-source Javascript applciatoin framework-based Reach Native, You.i TV has integrated its cross platform SDK to […]

Netflix & A+E partner for Sky Vision true crime series

Netflix has partnered with A+E Networks UK and Sky Vision Productions on a new true crime series for A+E’s Crime + Investigation (CI) channel. The 10×60 minute I Am a Killer, profiles ten prisoners convicted of capital murder and sentenced to death. With access to prisons across America, each convicted prisoner recounts events that led up […]

Vice boss hails new ‘Bonnie and Clyde’ as Dubuc takes CEO role

Vice Media’s CEO Shane Smith has confirmed A+E Networks’ Nancy Dubuc will succeed him at youth-skewed media brand, calling them a “modern day Bonnie and Clyde” partnership. Smith is to transition to executive chairman when Dubuc (below left) takes up her new role as CEO after leaving cable channels group A+E in April. News emerged […]

Nancy Dubuc to replace Shane Smith at Vice Media

Nancy Dubuc is leaving her post as president and CEO of A+E Networks and is set to replace Shane Smith as chief executive of Vice Media. A+E’s chairman emeritus and former CEO, Abbe Raven, will return as acting chair while a replacement is found, with Dubuc (pictured right) leaving her post on April 16. It […]

Leading US networks join SVOD streamer

A+E Networks, Discovery, AMC Networks and Viacom are among the major US broadcast groups confirming they will put channels on a new, factual- and entertainment-focused live TV streaming service. The new service, Philo, will be priced at US$16 a month, and will offer live TV streaming, DVR services and on-demandprogramming. It will have more than […]

A+E launches Kriminal OTT TV service with Amazon

A+E Networks has launched a new true crime-related on-demand service on Amazon Channels in the UK. The new service, Kriminal, will be available for Prime members in the UK via their existing Amazon Video app on smart TVs, iOS and Android mobile devices, Amazon Fire TV, Fire TV Stick, Fire tablets and games consoles and on the […]

A+E Networks eyes ‘meaningful presence’ in South Korea

A+E Networks is looking to grow its presence in South Korea, launching History and Lifetime in the region as well as setting out further production and distribution goals. A+E execs announced that the launch of A+E channels History and Lifetime in South Korea today and described intentions to invest further in the region through local […]

A+E Networks names Latin America and Canada chief

A+E Networks has named Francisco Guijon as SVP, Americas, responsible for managing the profitability and expansion of A+E’s channels and media assets in Latin America and Canada. Guijon was previously programming, content and ad sales director at Liberty Global-owned Chilean cable operator VTR. At the cable outfit he headed the company’s content strategy, which included […]

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 content chief joins Nat Geo

A+E Networks’ Christian Drobnyk has joined National Geographic Global Networks as executive VP of programming strategy and acquisitions. Drobnyk will focus on National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild and Nat Geo Mundo, reporting to Nat Geo Global Networks CEO Courteney Monroe. He joins from Disney-backed channels group A+E, where he was senior VP of programming strategy, […]

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