SEC FORM 4 SEC Form 4
FORM 4 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sweeney Brian

(Last) (First) (Middle)
20 AUDREY AVENUE

(Street)
OYSTER BAY NY 11771

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
AMC Networks Inc. [ AMCX ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Trustee of Member of 13D Group
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
12/06/2018
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 3) 2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed Of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 3 and 4) 6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock 04/20/2018 G V 57,031 A $0.00(1) 109,274 I(2)(3) By trusts
Class A Common Stock 27,794 D(4)
Class A Common Stock 7,675 I(3)(5) By trusts
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 3) 2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code (Instr. 8) 5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D) (Instr. 3, 4 and 5) 6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 3 and 4) 8. Price of Derivative Security (Instr. 5) 9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Class B Common Stock (6) 12/06/2018 J(7) 401,833 (6) (6) Class A Common Stock 401,833 $57.5 763,807 I(2)(3) By trusts
Class B Common Stock (6) (6) (6) Class A Common Stock 5,643 5,643 I(8) By spouse
Class B Common Stock (6) (6) (6) Class A Common Stock 197,645 197,645 I(3)(9) By trust
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Sweeney Brian

(Last) (First) (Middle)
20 AUDREY AVENUE

(Street)
OYSTER BAY NY 11771

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
DOLAN-SWEENEY DEBORAH A

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O DOLAN FAMILY OFFICE
340 CROSSWAYS PARK DRIVE

(Street)
WOODBURY NY 11797

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Gift.
2. Reflects securities held by trusts for which Brian G. Sweeney serves as co-trustee.
3. The reporting persons disclaim beneficial ownership of these securities and this report shall not be deemed to be an admission that they are, for the purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose, the beneficial owners of such securities.
4. Securities held directly by Brian G. Sweeney, Deborah A. Dolan-Sweeney's spouse. Ms. Dolan-Sweeney disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities beneficially owned or deemed to be beneficially owned by Mr. Sweeney and this report shall not be deemed to be an admission that she is, for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose, the beneficial owner of such securities.
5. Reflects securities held in trusts for which Brian G. Sweeney serves as co-trustee.
6. AMC Networks Inc. Class B Common Stock (the "Class B Common Stock") of the Issuer is convertible at the option of the holder on a share for share basis into AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock (the "Class A Common Stock") of the Issuer.
7. Receipt of shares upon withdrawal of shares pursuant to substitution of assets provision of trust of which Mr. Sweeney is not a trustee.
8. Securities held directly by Deborah A. Dolan-Sweeney, Brian G. Sweeney's spouse. Mr. Sweeney disclaims beneficial ownership of these securities beneficially owned or deemed to be beneficially owned by his spouse and this report shall not be deemed to be an admission that he is, for purposes of Section 16 or for any other purpose, the beneficial owner of such securities.
9. Brian G. Sweeney is the trustee of the Deborah A. Dolan-Sweeney 2012 Descendants Trust.
Remarks:
/s/ Brian G. Sweeney 12/10/2018
/s/ Brian G. Sweeney, as Attorney-in-Fact for Deborah A. Dolan-Sweeney 12/10/2018
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