Charlie Collier
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United States

FOX Broadcasting Company


CEO, Entertainment

Recently named Fox entertainment CEO, Collier joins the broadcaster on the strength of his track record as a cable executive. In his 12 years at AMC — first as GM, later as president — he led the network through a period of historic growth powered by original series “Mad Men,” “Breaking Bad,” and “The Walking Dead,” all cultural and critical hits, with the latter being the highest-rated basic-cable program in the history of television. Among the series he developed are “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Better Call Saul,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “Humans,” “Into the Badlands,” “Loaded,” “The Night Manager,” “The Son,” and “Preacher.” He joined AMC in 2006 as general manager of AMC, having previously worked at Court TV, Oxygen Media, A&E Networks and TeleRep.


  • AMC Networks
  • Oxygen Media
  • SundanceTV


  • Bucknell University (PA, USA)
  • Columbia University (NY, USA)

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Charlie Collier Named Fox Entertainment CEO; Gary Newman Exits

Charlie Collier Named Fox Entertainment CEO; Gary Newman Exits

Gary Newman will exit his role at Fox Television Group as longtime AMC exec Charlie Collier prepares to take over as head of entertainment for Fox Broadcasting.Collier has been named CEO of entertainment for Fox, Fox chief executive Lachlan Murdoch announced Friday in a company-wide memo. The surprise move puts an abrupt cap on Newman's decades-long career at Fox, where he worked with counterpart Dana Walden to turn 20th Century Fox Television into arguably the most successful studio in television...


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