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A&E Names Savitsky Senior VP of Programming

Amy Savitsky has been named senior VP, development and programming, for A&E Network. 

Based in New York, Savitsky will manage the network’s non-fiction development, reporting to Elaine Frontain Bryant, A&E executive VP and head of programming.

“Amy joins A&E with a proven track record of developing long-running franchises that engage viewers,” Frontain Bryant said. “With her experience developing buzzy factual content, Amy is the perfect fit for the A&E brand.”

Savitsky spent more than a decade at Discovery Communications. Most recently she was senior VP of development at TLC, where she managed the network’s development team.


Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.