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MULTI | IFC & Sundance Channel Chart Leadership

By Indiewire | Indiewire June 19, 2008 at 2:03AM

Scooping news that insiders are expected to officially reveal on Thursday, cable TV trade Multichannel News reported today that former Sundance Channel head Larry Aidem will become the president of Cablevision‘s Rainbow Ventures, a strategy post at the company, while Laura Michalchyshyn will become General Manager of Sundance Channel and Jennifer Caserta will serve as the new GM at IFC. Both will report to former IFC GM Evan Shapiro, who will oversee the likeminded IFC and Sundance Channel as separate networks. The move comes in the wake of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings closing a nearly $500 million deal for Sundance Channel, buying the network from NBC Universal, Showtime Networks and Robert Redford.
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Scooping news that insiders are expected to officially reveal on Thursday, cable TV trade Multichannel News reported today that former Sundance Channel head Larry Aidem will become the president of Cablevision‘s Rainbow Ventures, a strategy post at the company, while Laura Michalchyshyn will become General Manager of Sundance Channel and Jennifer Caserta will serve as the new GM at IFC. Both will report to former IFC GM Evan Shapiro, who will oversee the likeminded IFC and Sundance Channel as separate networks. The move comes in the wake of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings closing a nearly $500 million deal for Sundance Channel, buying the network from NBC Universal, Showtime Networks and Robert Redford.





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