Mike Moriarty


AMC Networks International’s Moriarty to depart

Mike Moriarty, AMC Networks International (AMCNI) president Central & Northern Europe, is leaving the company. Moriarity, who has been in the business for 30-plus years, took up his current role when AMC Networks acquired Liberty Global’s Chellomedia in 2014. While at Chellomedia, Moriarty spearheaded the company’s expansion into Central Europe, transforming a small group of […]

AMC poaches Dickie, rejigs international

Kevin Dickie is joining the international arm of AMC, and two other execs have been given new responsibilities in a rejig at the channel operator. Dickie (left) joins AMC Networks International this month and will take the newly-created role of senior VP, channels group, UK, Middle East and Africa, and Poland. In the UK the […]

AMC expands Balkans footprint

AMC Networks International – Central Europe is expanding its Balkans footprint after agreeing a new deal with service provider United Group. AMCNI claims that the AMC channel that it broadcasts in central and eastern Europe will now reach nearly one million new homes in the Balkans region, with the affiliate arrangement covering both cable and […]

Moriarty takes over from Shortt at AMC

Mike Moriarty has been appointed managing director of AMC’s international channels business, replacing Dermot Shortt, who has stepped down. Moriarty has been running the Chellomedia channels and DMC playout operations. Following AMC’s acquisition of Chello, creating AMC Networks International – Zone, the group runs a 13-strong bouquet of channels that includes Extreme Sports Channel and […]

AMC rebrands Chellomedia

AMC is rebranding Chellomedia to AMC Networks International, after completing its buyout of the global channels operator and content company in February. Breaking Bad firm AMC, which agreed last year to pay Liberty Global US$1billion (€750 million) to buy Chellomedia, said that the new AMC Networks International division will also include AMC/Sundance Channel Global, which […]

Chellomedia expands management team

Chellomedia has announced a management shake-up that includes two new appointments. The Liberty Global-owned channel operator has appointed Simon Freer as chief commercial officer. In addition to overseeing revenue growth in the existing portfolio of 66 channels, the former global head of TMT at private equity firm 3i Group will lead Chellomedia’s corporate development team […]