Marco Bresaz has joined AMC as vice president of unscripted programming, the network announced today.
Bresaz arrives at AMC from sibling cabler Sundance Channel, where he was senior veep of original programming and development, shepherding series including “Push Girls” and “The Writers’ Room” to the net.
As vice prez of AMC’s reality programming, Bresaz is tasked with developing the net’s unscripted lineup and will report to Eliot Goldberg, senior veep of the department.
“Marco is a talented executive with a great creative eye and a record of developing distinctive original content across a variety of networks,” Goldberg said. “He is a terrific addition to our growing unscripted team at AMC and will play a major role in driving our efforts to find and develop quality unscripted programming that connects with viewers and lives comfortably alongside our award-winning and critically-acclaimed scripted series and some of the most celebrated films ever made.”
News follows Ari Mark’s departure from AMC to run unscripted programming at Xbox. Mark served as director of unscripted develop at AMC.
AMC’s unscripted lineup includes “Talking Dead,” “Comic Book Men” and “Small Town Security.”