A&E Networks

Ex-Eleven and Liverpool FC exec to become A+E Networks EMEA CFO

Philip Nash has been appointed as A+E Networks EMEA’s new chief financial officer. Nash succeeds Mark Neil, who, after seven years at the company, will take on the role of CFO at Sky Showtime, as announced last September. Nash will take up his new position on January 15. Nash was most recently CFO and director at […]

A+E Networks streamers launch on Prime Video Channels in Sweden and Portugal

A+E Networks EMEA’s streaming channels History Play and Crime+Investigation Play have launched on Prime Video Channels in Sweden and Poland. The Swedish launch was on Tuesday, while the streamers debuted on Prime Video Channels in Poland yesterday. History Play, previously available in Sweden on Telia, is now also available on Prime Video Channels. Customers in these regions will have […]

A+E Networks expands reach of channels in Poland with T-Mobile deal

A+E Networks has expanded the reach of its factual entertainment channels History Channel, Crime+Investigation and History 2 in Poland through a distribution deal with T-Mobile. From today History Channel will be available at channel 516, History 2 at 517 and Crime+Investigation at 518 on the T-Mobile TV service. History Channel is available on T-Mobile’s basic M package, while Crime+Investigation […]

A+E unveils brand refresh for History

A+E Networks EMEA has unveiled a refresh of The History Channel logo and brand identity across EMEA. The channel’s new look and identity are part of a global refresh that started with A+E Networks in the US and then rolled out internationally, reaching EMEA this March. In the UK, the brand known as Sky History will continue […]

A+E Networks appoints Bradley to oversee content sales and FAST

A+E Networks has announced that experienced media exec Deborah Bradley is joining the company in the newly-formed role of EVP of global content sales. In this post, Bradley will oversee the team responsible for licensing original and existing content to A+EN’s global streaming partners and all US platforms. She will also be charged with expanding distribution […]

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 […]

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