AMC/Sundance Channel Global Names Ed Palluth Executive Vice President, Global Distribution

New York, NY – 7 March 2012 – AMC/Sundance Channel Global announced today the promotion of Ed Palluth to executive vice president, global distribution. He was formerly senior vice president, global distribution for AMC/Sundance Channel Global. Palluth will continue to handle distribution for AMC Networks’ international properties including Sundance Channel and WE tv and will continue to report to Bruce Tuchman, President, AMC/Sundance Channel Global.

Palluth has over 25 years of experience in securing distribution for various media ventures and has been working within the AMC Networks family for the last 18 years. In the past three years, he has focused on the company’s international business development and global distribution and has helped launch Sundance Channel and WE tv in countries throughout Europe and Asia.

Tuchman commented, “Ed helped launch our international business and in a very short time has demonstrated strong results by securing carriage deals all over the globe and growing this critical area of our business.” He continued, “With the strengthening of our sales and distribution team, I am excited to work with Ed on driving our business into new areas of growth.”

About Sundance Channel
Dedicated to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity, Sundance Channel is the television destination for independent-minded viewers seeking something different. Bold, imaginative and uncompromising, Sundance Channel offers audiences a diverse and engaging selection of high-quality independent films, documentaries and original programs. In addition to being widely distributed throughout North America, Sundance Channel is available throughout Europe and Asia. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., Sundance Channel is a highly recognizable and magnetic brand that is available in HD and across multiple platforms.

About WE tv Asia
WE tv is the women’s network devoted to the wild ride of relationships in life’s defining moments. Available in countries throughout Asia, the network’s programming includes viewer favorites such as Braxton Family Values, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? and Tori & Dean: Home Sweet Hollywood as well as a robust line-up of wedding series, including the hit shows Bridezillas, Amazing Wedding Cakes and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., WE tv is available in HD and across multiple platforms.

About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: AMCX) owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming origination and distribution company.