New York, NY – August 23, 2010 – AMC announced today that it has named Nancy Kane Leidersdorff to the position of Vice President of Media Planning. She reports to Tom Halleen, Senior Vice President, Programming & Scheduling. Leidersdorff joins AMC from Nickelodeon Networks where she was Vice President of Media Planning in the Programming Department. Leidersdorff is based in New York.
Leidersdorff leads AMC Programming’s Media Planning division across the four AMC networks: AMC, AMC HD, AMC Canada, and AMC Canada HD networks. She is responsible for executing the schedule through the creation of daily program logs, while setting priorities for promotion and on-air campaigns in support of the networks’ programming.
"Nancy’s a welcome addition to our Programming and Scheduling Department. She has an impressive track record and background, having worked for the last ten years planning and executing promotional campaigns at a diverse set of top-tier networks," said Halleen. "Nancy’s a unique executive with both analytical and creative strengths. We’re thrilled to have her at part of the AMC team."
Leidersdorff is the 2003 recipient of the Scripps Networks President’s Award and a graduate of Monmouth University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication.
AMC reigns as the only network to ever win the Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series – Drama three years in a row and the only basic cable network to win back-to-back Primetime Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Drama Series. Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade from the most comprehensive library or creating acclaimed original productions, 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 insightful 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 95 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 HereSM.