NEW YORK, NY, September 23, 2020 – AMC Networks today announced that longtime development executives Carrie Gillogly and Emma Miller have been elevated to the new positions of co-heads of AMC scripted series. Gillogly is also senior vice president of scripted programming and Miller is senior vice president of scripted development. Based in Los Angeles, both Gillogly and Miller report to Dan McDermott, president of original programming for AMC Networks Entertainment Group and co-president of AMC Studios.
“Carrie and Emma have made tremendous contributions to AMC programming and have been central to many of our acclaimed shows,” said McDermott “They are each exceptional creative talents and we look forward to their continued success in bringing powerful storytellers to our networks and developing fresh, impactful programs that resonate with audiences around the world.”
Since joining the company in 2012, Gillogly has notably overseen such AMC series as Into The Badlands, The Terror, The Son, and the recent Dispatches From Elsewhere from Jason Segel, and currently oversees the production of AMC’s forthcoming animated drama Pantheon, as well as upcoming series Kevin Can F**k Himself starring Emmy Award winner Annie Murphy. Miller, who joined AMC in 2014, has been a key architect of such high-profile series including Fear the Walking Dead, Hell on Wheels, The Son, NOS4A2, AMC’s upcoming episodic anthology Soulmates, and the highly anticipated The Walking Dead: World Beyond.
AMC Networks’ Entertainment Group original programming is led by Dan McDermott, who oversees content creation for AMC Studios and the Entertainment networks – AMC, BBC America, IFC, and SundanceTV. McDermott manages a dynamic programming team of executives based in Los Angeles, including Ben Davis, veteran AMC programming executive and executive vice president of scripted programming for AMC Studios and the Entertainment Group, who has overseen a wide range of AMC’s most popular and acclaimed shows, including Mad Men, Breaking Bad, The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, The Terror, Preacher, Halt and Catch Fire, Better Call Saul, and NOS4A2; Allie Moore, vice president of scripted programming for AMC Studios and the Entertainment Group (reporting to Davis); Kristin Jones, executive vice president of international programming and programming innovation, who has been responsible for critically acclaimed AMC and SundanceTV co-productions including The Night Manager, McMafia, Humans, State of the Union, Little Drummer Girl, The Split, Liar and, most recently, the forthcoming Gangs of London and The Salisbury Poisonings. Also reporting to McDermott is New York-based programming executive Marco Bresaz, senior vice president of non-fiction and alternative programming, who has been behind notable series including Ride with Norman Reedus, Making of the Mob, Comic Book Men, Hip Hop: Songs that Shook America, and The Preppy Murder: Death in Central Park.
Upcoming premieres include the season 10 finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead on Sunday, October 4, immediately followed by the series premiere of The Walking Dead: World Beyond. Fear The Walking Dead returns for its sixth season on Sunday, October 11. AMC’s new anthology series Soulmates on Monday, October 5 and the second season of Eli Roth’s History of Horror returns Saturday, October 10. Gangs of London and The Salisbury Poisonings exclusively premiere on AMC+ on October 1.
About AMC Networks
Known for its groundbreaking and celebrated original content, AMC Networks is the company behind the award-winning brands AMC, BBC AMERICA, IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, and IFC Films. Its diverse line-up of popular and critically-acclaimed series and independent films include Killing Eve, Better Call Saul and The Walking Dead, which has been the #1 show on ad-supported cable television for ten consecutive years, as well as Portlandia, Brockmire, Love After Lockup, and the films Boyhood, Death of Stalin, and many more. Its original series Mad Men and Breaking Bad are widely recognized as being among the most influential and acclaimed shows in the history of TV. The Company also operates AMC Studios, its production business; AMC Networks International, its international programming business; the subscription streaming services Shudder, Sundance Now, Acorn TV and UMC (Urban Movie Channel); and Levity Entertainment Group, the Company’s production services and comedy venues business. For more information, visit http://www.amcnetworks.com.