A&E Networks

American media company
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A&E Networks (stylized as A+E NETWORKS) is an American multinational broadcasting company. It is owned by the Hearst Communications and The Walt Disney Company.

A&E Television Networks, LLC
Company typeJoint venture
Limited liability company
IndustryMass media
Founded1984; 40 years ago (1984)
Key people
  • Paul Buccieri
  • (president)
  • David Granville-Smith (COO, CFO)
ProductsHome video
ServicesBroadcasting & Cable TV
Total equityest. $20 billion (2013)
OwnersEach of 50% owned by[a]:
  • Consumer Enterprises
  • A+E Networks International
  • Digital Media
  • A+E Network
  • History Network
Footnotes / references

The company owns many non-fiction and entertainment-based television brands, including A&E, History, Lifetime and FYI.

  1. With the key exception of European Economic Area, where Hearst is the sole owner.


  1. Holloway, Daniel (December 14, 2016). "A+E Networks Promotes Digger Granville-Smith to COO and CFO". Variety. Retrieved January 29, 2020.
  2. "Vice's Shane Smith Asks, "You Think I Could Hoodwink Bob Iger, Jeff Bewkes, and Rupert Murdoch?"". Hollywood Reporter. February 3, 2016. Retrieved March 26, 2017.