A&E Networks

Ozzy Osbourne and Epstein docs on A+E Networks’ new slate

US-based A+E Networks has today launched 380 hours of new programming, across a wide variety of genres, for worldwide distribution, in its June 2020 Global Content Sales catalog. Among them are proven ratings hits from US channels A&E, History and Lifetime, as well as content from the company’s international channels. “We have a lot of […]

China’s iQiyi goes global with A+E Network’s first Korean drama

A+E Networks has unveiled its first foray into Korean drama with an adaptation of a hit webtoon, with a local broadcaster and streamers picking up rights to the series. Backstreet Rookie will debut simultaneously later this month on Korean network SBS and SVOD U-Next in Japan, while China-based streamer iQiyi will offer the show globally […]

A&E pulls hit cop show ‘Live PD’ in wake of George Floyd killing

US cabler A&E has cancelled its hit unscripted police series Live PD, a week after pulling the show from its schedule in the wake of George Floyd’s death while in police custody. Producer Big Fish Entertainment had recently been handed a commission for another 160 episodes of the prominent US reality cop show but the […]

A+E picks up crime series from ‘Live PD’ host

A+E Networks has pre-bought a new crime series from Live PD host Dan Abrams’ US-based outfit Law & Crime Productions and the Justice Network to air on its Crime + Investigation channels across its EMEA territories. The 10 x 60-minute series Killer Cases will air on the channel in countries including the UK, Italy, Iberia, […]

Roku unveils new ‘live TV guide’ and slew of channels from A+E, ABC

Ad-supported streamer Roku is moving further to replicate live TV by launching an on-screen channel guide and expanding its roster of curated networks in the US. Roku, which launched AVOD service the Roku Channel in the UK last month, has rolled out channels covering an array of genres including lifestyle, kids, news and sports. Offerings […]

Former A+E chief Edward Sabin launches new LA prodco; offers low-cost content

Edward Sabin, the former head of international at A+E Networks has launched Cypher Content, a new production and development outfit aimed primarily at the US market. Also being launched under the Cypher banner is Embarcadero Pictures, which was created in partnership with Argentinian producer Gerardo Brandy, and his LatAm-based prodco Nippur Media. Embarcadero is already […]

A+E alum Sean Cohan departs Wheelhouse Entertainment after just over a year in role

Former A+E Networks veteran Sean Cohan has emerged in a new role at data measurement firm Nielsen, just over a year since joining Brent Montgomery’s Wheelhouse Entertainment. Cohan becomes chief growth officer and international president at Nielsen, having spent 15 years at A+E Networks, latterly as president of international and digital media. During his time […]

All3Media International appoints A+E alum to oversee unscripted

All3Media International has appointed A+E Networks UK alum Rachel Job to oversee its unscripted content. Job takes the newly created position of SVP, non-scripted content and will head the distribution company’s content team for the genre, reporting to Maartje Horchner, EVP of content. She will be based in London, with her appointment coming after the […]

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