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AMC hires former Fox Entertainment executive David Madden

AMC hires former Fox Entertainment executive David Madden

Just two weeks following his announced departure from Fox Broadcasting Co. where he served as the head of entertainment, David Madden has landed at AMC Networks, where he will take the role of president of original programming for AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios.

Madden is set to begin his new job later this month and will fill the post vacated by Joel Stillerman, who left AMC to join Hulu in May. He will take on a large existing portfolio of original series, including “The Walking Dead,” whose eighth season begins next month on AMC, and “Top of the Lake: China Girl,” which recently debuted on SundanceTV.

“I’m proud to immediately inherit a roster of some of the most acclaimed...

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