SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 2, 2020 (July 1, 2020)
AMC NETWORKS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of|
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
11 Penn Plaza,
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (212) 324-8500
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share||AMCX||The || ||NASDAQ||Stock Market LLC || |
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
Emerging Growth Company ☐
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
Item 5.02 Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors;
Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
On July 1, 2020, Jonathan Miller notified AMC Networks Inc. (“AMC Networks” or "the Company") of his intention to resign as a director of AMC Networks effective as of July 6, 2020. Mr. Miller’s resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company or the Company’s Board of Directors on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices of the Company.
On July 1, 2020, Robert Wright notified AMC Networks of his intention to resign as a director of AMC Networks effective as of July 6, 2020. Mr. Wright’s resignation was not the result of any dispute or disagreement with the Company or the Company’s Board of Directors on any matter relating to the operations, policies or practices of the Company.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
| ||AMC NETWORKS INC.|
| ||By:||/s/ Anne G. Kelly|
| ||Name: Anne G. Kelly|
|Date:||July 2, 2020||Title: Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary|