Cabler AMC has tapped Joel Stillerman as senior veep of original programming, production and digital content.
Stillerman succeeds Rob Sorcher, who resigned in November to become chief content officer of Cartoon Network.
Charlie Collier, AMC’s exec VP and general manager, praised Stillerman’s “creativity, energy and broad management skills.”
Stillerman was previously founder and chairman of Yolo Films, an indie film and TV banner that produced product for HBO Films, MTV and VH1. Before Yolo, he was exec VP of development and production for Walden Media, supervising the acquisition of “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch & the Wardrobe.”
AMC reaches 94 million homes for its lineup of theatrical movies and original series including “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad.”