New York, NY – September 23, 2010 – AMC announced today it has named Jason Fisher as the network’s Senior Vice President of Production. Fisher comes to AMC from ABC Studios where he served as Vice President of Production since 2007. He will report to Joel Stillerman, AMC’s Senior Vice President of Original Programming, Production and Digital Content. Fisher, who will join AMC later this month, will be based in New York.
In his new position, Fisher will oversee physical production for AMC original programming through every stage, from development to delivery. Among his responsibilities will be the AMC original series currently in production, The Walking Dead, as well as the upcoming drama series The Killing (working title). Fisher will oversee production for all AMC programming including scripted series, long form, unscripted, and short form.
"Jason’s experience across all genres, and as a producer and executive, will be a great fit for AMC and our programming. We are thrilled to add his talent at this incredibly exciting time for the network." said Stillerman.
In addition to his position at ABC Studios, Fisher has served as Vice President for production at Turner Television and has been on the production teams of many pilots, series and specials, including the pilots for Hope and Faith and The Bernie Mac Show.
AMC reigns as the only cable network in history to ever win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series three years in a row, as well as the Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series – Drama for three consecutive years. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade or creating acclaimed original programming, the AMC experience is an uncompromising celebration of great stories. AMC’s original stories include the Emmy® Award-winning dramas Mad Men and Breaking Bad, and entertaining non-scripted programming such as AMC News. AMC further demonstrates its commitment to the art of storytelling with curated movie franchises like AMC Hollywood Icon and AMC Complete Collection. Available in more than 96 million homes (Source: Nielsen Media Research), AMC is a subsidiary of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, which includes sister networks IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv and Wedding Central. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Story Matters HereTM.