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Hulu hires Joel Stillerman from AMC Networks as it expands original shows

Hulu hires Joel Stillerman from AMC Networks as it expands original shows

In a move intended to expand its portfolio of original shows, Hulu has announced it is hiring Joel Stillerman from AMC Networks, where he has headed original programming and development for the AMC channel and SundanceTV and has overseen such popular series as “The Walking Dead” and “Better Call Saul.”

The streaming company said Wednesday that Stillerman will join Hulu in the new position of chief content officer. He will manage the overall content strategy for the company, including acquisitions and original programming. Stillerman will report to Hulu Chief Executive Mike Hopkins.

“Over the past several years, we’ve grown our audience and our content offering exponentially,...

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