Nancy Dubuc is President and Chief Executive Officer of A+E Networks, encompassing A&E®, Lifetime®, HISTORY®, LMN®, bio.®, FYI™, H2™, HISTORY en Español™, Crime & Investigation Network®, Military HISTORY®, LRW™ channels, as well as A+E Networks’ Studios, A&E IndieFilms®, A+E Networks International®, A+E Networks Digital® and A+E Networks Consumer Products®. She became A+E Networks’ third CEO in the company’s nearly 30-year history in June 2013.
Dubuc was formerly President, Entertainment and Media, A+E Networks, a role she assumed in 2012. In this position she was responsible for all content creation, brand development and marketing for the entire A+E Networks’ portfolio including A&E Network, Lifetime, HISTORY and their affiliated brands. In addition, she oversaw A+E Networks’ international and digital divisions. She was previously President and General Manager of HISTORY and Lifetime Networks.
Under Nancy’s stewardship, the A+E Networks’ portfolio has among the top entertainment brands reaching men, women and adults. The company is now in over 330 million households in more than 160 countries and across a multitude of platforms.
Today, A+E Networks has the most hits in all of cable, with 14 series averaging over one million in key demos – including the top three new nonfiction series on cable this year. On the digital front, in 2013 A+E Networks reached nearly ONE BILLION video views of its content on digital platforms. And the company continues to deliver over 70 million highly engaged fans in the social space.
Nancy has led the charge in the TV Everywhere landscape, now available across Android, iOS, Roku, Xbox, Kindle Fire and as of last month, on AppleTV. To date the company has surpassed 18 million downloads of its watch apps.
Among her many honors, The Hollywood Reporter annually names Ms. Dubuc to their Power 100: Top Women in Entertainment, and Variety featured her in their annual Women’s Impact Report. As well, Ms. Dubuc was named by Multichannel News and WICT as a Wonder Woman; in 2007, she received the Preserve America Presidential Award, the highest national award for historic preservation achievement, for HISTORY’s Save Our History®initiative.
Prior to her tenure at HISTORY, Ms. Dubuc was Senior Vice President, Programming for A&E Network. Ms. Dubuc began her career at A+E Networks as Director, Historical Programming for HISTORY.