Dirk Hoogstra

A+E Networks Shake-up Leads to a New History Chief

Dirk Hoogstra is history at History. The evp and gm of History and H2, who has been overseeing the networks since June 2013, is out, effective immediately.

A&E Head Robert DeBitetto to Change Gears, Will Run New Unit A+E Studios

The org chart at A+E Networks will finally start making sense: Robert DeBitetto, president and gm of A&E for the past decade, will leave his position as head of the network to run an internal production company called A+E studios that will create company-owned content for the company's cable networks and digital platforms.