SUMMIT SERIES: Sarah Barnett, AMC Entertainment Networks

Monday, June 10, 2019
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

One of America’s leading television executives, Sarah Barnett oversees AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and AMC Premiere as President of AMC’s Entertainment Networks. Previously, she  was president and GM of BBC AMERICA and under her watch, the brand rose to prominence as a programming powerhouse, with award-winning and critically-acclaimed hits like Orphan Black, Planet Earth and Killing Eve. A specialist in entertainment marketing and branding, Barnett also led a rebirth of SundanceTV starting in 2009, when she launched the network’s scripted strategy with critical hits like Top of the Lake, Rectify and The Honorable Woman. Join us to get the scoop on Barnett’s bold vision for the portfolio of networks that is home to some of TV’s biggest shows. 


Alison Brower
Deputy Editorial Director
The Hollywood Reporter


Sarah Barnett
President, Entertainment Networks
AMC Network Entertainment LLC

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