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AMC’s Beckerman heads to Syfy

US cable channel Syfy has poached AMC Networks’ executive Andie Beckerman to become its VP, alternative development and production. Beckerman’s exit from AMC comes after the company decided to pull back from unscripted programming. She was AMC’s director of development, unscripted original programming. At Syfy, she will be based at the firm’s LA office and […]

Entertainment One to sell AMC scripted shows

Producer and distributor Entertainment One has agreed a distribution deal with AMC Networks and will sell content from the AMC and Sundance Channel internationally. The deal covers upcoming titles only. Distribution of AMC’s current roster of scripted series is tied up with, for example, Lionsgate selling Mad Men, Sony Pictures Television Breaking Bad and Endemol […]

AMC poaches CMT unscripted exec

AMC has poached US cable rival CMT’s senior VP of original programming to run its unscripted efforts. Elliot Golding has become AMC’s senior VP, unscripted programming and will oversee The Walking Dead network’s original unscripted development, as well as its current unscripted portfolio. He’ll report to AMC’s executive VP, original programming, production and development Joel […]

AMC brings on Endemol to distribute unscripted series

AMC has inked a deal with Endemol, which will sell several of its unscripted shows internationally. The US cable network is best known as the home of Mad Men and The Walking Dead, but has recently been making strides in unscripted programming too. It has signed a deal with Endemol Worldwide Distribution, which will represent […]

AMC ramps up reality with new series and programming block

US cable network AMC is ramping up its move into reality programming with the launch of a new series produced by The Kennedys‘ producer Asylum and a new Thursday night reality block. The broadcaster, which hosts scripted series including Mad Men and Breaking Bad, is opening up a new programming night to house its raft […]