Topic: Jana Bennett

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

Jana Bennett replaces Dirk Hoogstra

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. His replacement is FYI…

Bio to Rebrand as FYI, a 'Contemporary Lifestyle' Network

New channel will launch summer 2014

A+E Networks this summer is rebranding its Bio channel as FYI, a network “defined by the world we live in today,” according to incoming president Jana Bennett. Presumably this is distinct…

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

Networks to be run by evps under honcho Nancy Dubuc

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…