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AMC Networks Inc. (AMCX)

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AMC Networks Inc.
11 Penn Plaza
New York, NY 10001
United States - Map
Phone: 212-324-8500

Index Membership:N/A
Industry:Entertainment - Diversified
Full Time Employees:2,123

Business Summary 

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 brand name and offers films from various film distributors; and Sundance Channel, which showcases original scripted and unscripted programming series. This segment distributes its networks in the United States through cable and other multichannel video programming distribution platforms, including direct broadcast satellite and platforms operated by telecommunications providers. The International and Other segment operates a network of 9 channels in 16 languages across 24 countries focusing primarily on AMC in Canada, and global versions of the Sundance Channel and WE tv brands. This segment also operates in independent film distribution business that distributes films across various media platforms, including theaters, cable/satellite video-on-demand, DVDs and cable network television, and streaming/downloading to computers and other electronic devices. In addition, it provides origination and transmission services comprising networks programming feeds; sells programming through program license agreements; and offers a range of programming genres, such as movies and entertainment networks that are distributed to approximately 390 million subscribers in 130 countries. AMC Networks Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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Corporate Governance 
AMC Networks Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jul 1, 2014 is 10. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 10; Shareholder Rights: 7; Compensation: 9.
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Key Executives 
Mr. Charles F. Dolan , 87
Exec. Chairman
Mr. Joshua W. Sapan , 63
Chief Exec. Officer and Pres
Mr. Sean S. Sullivan , 47
Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
Mr. Edward A. Carroll , 50
Chief Operating Officer
Mr. James G. Gallagher , 56
Exec. VP and Gen. Counsel
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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