A+E Networks Touts Deep Content Pipeline, Bill Clinton Docuseries, Ahead of Upfront Talks

Company said it has 1,000 hours of programming ready to air amid pandemic uncertainty

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Bill Clinton, who participated in February's HistoryTalks alongside fellow former President George W. Bush, will executive produce a new docuseries for History. Getty Images

Two months ago, when A+E Networks became one of the first media companies to cancel its upfront event, which had been planned for late March, it shifted its initial upfront messaging from content to Covid-19 social initiatives, putting its new content announcements on the backburner.

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