NATPE Spotlight: A+E Networks

MIAMI: A key priority for A+E Networks at NATPE is to bolster the company’s presence in the international format market.

“We represent an enviable catalogue of premium format programming across multiple genres,” says Ellen Lovejoy, the VP of formats for A+E Networks International. “By taking full advantage of our powerful brands and premium content, we plan to give more attention and focus to our format catalogue than ever before because it is a terrific area of growth potential for us.”

Among the company’s format highlights are Pawn Stars, American Pickers and Dance Moms. A+E Networks is also promoting Fit to Fat to Fit, a new docuseries that looks on as professional fitness trainers gain weight in order to shed pounds alongside their clients, and Alone, a wilderness survival show.

“Our extensive experience in local-language television production combined with our high-caliber catalogue of titles gives us a unique place in the [format] market,” says Lovejoy.