NEW YORK, NY, March 3, 2008 – Rainbow Media Holdings LLC, a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation, announced today the appointment of James G. Gallagher as Executive Vice President and General Counsel. In this role, Gallagher will oversee all legal affairs for Rainbow Media Holdings and each of its businesses. He will report to Joshua Sapan, Rainbow's President and Chief Executive Officer and to Jonathan Schwartz, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Cablevision Systems Corporation.
Prior to joining Rainbow, Gallagher was Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the Tommy Hilfiger Corporation. Gallagher has held General Counsel positions at Intellirisk Management Corporation and the Home Shopping Network. He was Group Counsel for American Express Travel Related Services and began his career as an Associate for Kelley Drye & Warren in New York.
"We are delighted to have someone with Jamie's diverse legal background and wealth of expertise join Rainbow Media, and we look forward to his wise counsel and collaboration as we work together to grow our business," stated Mr. Sapan.
Added Mr. Schwartz, "Jamie brings more than 25 years of significant legal experience to his new position and we're very excited to have him join the team," said Mr. Schwartz.
Gallagher received his law degree from Columbia Law School and earned his bachelor's degree from Columbia College. He resides with his family in Brooklyn, New York.
About Rainbow Media Holdings LLC
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC is a subsidiary of Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC). Rainbow Media is a leading producer of targeted, multi-platform content for global distribution, creating and managing some of the world's most compelling and dynamic entertainment brands, including AMC, IFC, WE tv, LIFESKOOL, SPORTSKOOL, and VOOM HD Networks. Through its IFC Entertainment division, Rainbow Media also owns and manages the following: IFC Films, a theatrical feature film distribution company; IFC First Take/IFC in Theaters, a day and date theatrical feature film/VOD initiative; the IFC Center in New York City; IFC Productions, a feature film production company; and IFC Entertainment, which owns and operates a film library. Rainbow Media also operates Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, its advertising sales company, and Rainbow Network Communications, its full service network programming origination and distribution company.