August 01, 2014 1:36 PM ET


Company Overview of AMC Networks Inc.

Company Overview

AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates various cable television’s brands delivering content to audiences, and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, National Networks, and International and Other. The National Networks segment owns four nationally distributed entertainment programming networks comprising AMC, a television network that focuses primarily on story-telling under Something More brand name, which comprises films that are licensed from various studios; WE tv, which showcases original and programming series, and feature films; IFC, a network that creates original comedies under Always On. Slightly Off b...

11 Penn Plaza

New York, NY 10001

United States

Founded in 1980

2,123 Employees



Key Executives for AMC Networks Inc.

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 63
Total Annual Compensation: $1.3M
Executive Chairman
Age: 87
Total Annual Compensation: $400.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Total Annual Compensation: $655.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Age: 50
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 56
Total Annual Compensation: $520.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

AMC Networks Inc. Key Developments

AMC Reportedly In Talks To Acquie BBC America

AMC Networks Inc. (NasdaqGS:AMCX) is in talks to buy a stake in BBC America, BBC Worldwide Limited's U.S. channel, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters. BBC Worldwide would retain a small majority of BBC America if a deal with AMC goes through, the source said. Bloomberg reported that AMC will take a stake of about 50% in BBC America. BBC Worldwide is interested in a partnership to use AMC's advertising sales and distribution network, said Bloomberg, citing people with knowledge of the matter. According to Reuters, the two companies, which have a joint production coming out this week, declined to comment.

AMC Networks Promotes Elana Mandelup to Vice President, Corporate Communications

AMC Networks has promoted Elana Mandelup to vice president, corporate communications. Based in New York, Mandelup will report to corporate communications senior VP Georgia Juvelis. Mandelup, who joined the company in 2011 as a director, oversees day-to-day business and trade media relations for SundanceTV in the US, in addition to all trade, business and consumer PR for AMC/Sundance Channel Global's networks across Europe, Asia and Latin America. In this role she partners with the company's executive teams on media coverage of their brand strategy, programming, marketing and sales initiatives.

AMC Networks Inc. Presents at The MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, May-15-2014 02:00 PM

AMC Networks Inc. Presents at The MoffettNathanson Media & Communications Summit, May-15-2014 02:00 PM. Venue: Le Parker Meridien, 119 West 56th Street, New York, NY 10019, United States. Speakers: Joshua W. Sapan, Chief Executive Officer and President.

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