A&E Networks

A+E appoints international content chief

A+E Networks has appointed Marielle Zuccarelli as managing director, international content distribution.  Zuccarelli will manage the distribution of A+E Networks’ library of over 10,000 hours of content. Working with A+E Networks’ regional managing directors in London and Singapore, she will oversee a sales staff based in New York, the UK, and Singapore, as well as […]

A+E Networks UK strikes deal with Cyfrowy Polsat

Polish pay TV provider Cyfrowy Polsat is adding channels from A+E Networks UK to its line-up as part of a wide-ranging deal. Cyfrowy Polsat will add History, History HD and Crime & Investigation Network to its line-up. The broadcaster is airing History and Crime & Investigation immediately, with History HD scheduled for launch early next […]

History launches on Hungarian DTT

A+E Networks’ has inked a carriage deal for its History channel with Antenna Hungaria, which will see it made available to Antenna subs on its MinDig TV Extra digital terrestrial service. The pay DTT service now comprises 31 channels, 13 of which have been added recently. 
 Sándor Jurásek, head of retail sales at Antenna […]

Crime & Investigation makes Middle East debut

A+E Networks’ Crime & Investigation channel has launched in the Middle East on OSN’s platform. The channel is programmed and operated in the Middle East by A+E Networks UK, a joint venture between A+E Networks and BSkyB. It is available in OSN’s Platinum Extra HD and Premier Plus HD packages, airing series including The FBI […]

A+E promotes sales execs

Channel operator and programme seller A+E Networks has upped two sales executives. Jonathan South has been promoted to vice-president, content sales, EMEA and Ling Sze Gan to senior director, content sales, Asia.
South runs the EMEA programme sales team from London and Gan oversees distribution throughout Asia. Sean Cohan, senior vice-president, international, said: “Jonathan has been […]

Contract wrangle holds up A+E’s Ian Jones S4C appointment

Ian Jones has reportedly been chosen as the new chief executive of Welsh-language broadcaster S4C, but cannot be officially installed in the position because of a contract wrangle with current employer A+E Networks.
 A+E declined to comment, but it is known that Jones is still under the terms of a long term deal with A+E […]

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