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About A&E Television Networks, LLC

This company offers both art and entertainment in spades. A&E Television Networks (AETN) owns and operates a portfolio of about ten cable TV channels, the most well-known of which are A&E, Lifetime, and HISTORY. Its A&E network offers a mix of reality-based programming and documentaries, and the HISTORY channel airs original programs on historical topics. Other channels include VICE TV and BIOGRAPHY. The company reaches some 335 million TV viewers worldwide and more than 500 million digital users. It has operations in New York and other cities throughout the US as well as in London, Singapore, Seoul, and Tokyo. AETN was founded in 1983 and is a joint venture between Hearst Corporation and Walt Disney Company.


A+E Networks is a collection of culture brands that includes A&E, Blaze, Crime+Investigation, History, History2, Lifetime, LMN, FYI, Vice TV and Biography.

A&E?leads the cultural conversation through high quality, thought-provoking original programming with a unique point of view. It offers disruptive reality or ground-breaking documentary. Blaze is a new entertainment channel which celebrates real people who boldly follow their own path to achieve the extraordinary with determination, courage and a hint of the maverick spirit. Biography feature stories that have yet to be told and stories that need to be heard about the people and moments that shape the world today. FYI, inspires the 'enthusiast' by highlighting those who live life to the fullest and pursue their passions and interests.

Crime+Investigation is the ultimate destination for crime, investigation and mystery programming. It opens the door to crime labs, police archives and the justice system, providing viewers with a behind-the-scenes look at criminal investigations, as well as in-depth explorations into the lives of infamous criminals.

History, a division of A+E Networks, is the premier destination for historical storytelling. History2 is an extension of the History brand, where information is entertainment, experienced in unexpected and exciting ways.

Lifetime is a premier entertainment destination for women dedicated to offering the highest quality original programming spanning scripted series, nonfiction series and movies. LMN is a top entertainment destination for women that features a diverse mix of original movies and themed programming inspired by sister network Lifetime's iconic movie heritage.

VICE TV is an international television network from VICE Media Group. It produces hundreds of hours of original content for over 160 million homes worldwide.

Geographic Reach

New York-based, the company has locations in the US (Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, and New York, Stamford), London, Seoul, Singapore, and Tokyo.

Company Background

A+E Networks was founded in 1983.

A&E Television Networks, LLC

235 E 45th St FL 9
New York, NY 10017-3340
Phone: 1 (212) 210-1400

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
President and CEO: Nancy Dubuc
EVP, Finance, and CFO: Gerard Gruosso
Chairman: Abbe Raven
Employees (This Location): 415
Employees (All Locations): 1,047

Major Office Locations

New York, NY

Other Locations

Los Angeles, CA
Stamford, CT
Atlanta, GA
Chicago, IL