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*
DOLAN KATHLEEN MARGARET

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

(Street)
WOODBURY NY 11797

(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)
Director 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) X Other (specify below)
Member of 13(d) Group
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
06/30/2011
4. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
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
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock 06/30/2011 J(1) 6,076(1) A (1) 7,326(1)(2) D(1)(2)
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock 1,600(3) I(3) By children(3)
AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock 271,228(4) I(4) By Trusts(4)
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
AMC Networks Inc. Class B Common Stock $0 (5) (5) AMC Networks Inc. Class A Common Stock 5,468,695 5,468,695(6) I(6) By Trusts(6)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Class A Common Stock received by Ms. Dolan in connection with the legal and structural separation of AMC Networks Inc. ("AMC") from Cablevision Systems Corporation ("Cablevision") (the "Spin-off") in an exempt transaction under Rule 16a-9 or 16b-6.
2. Reflects transfer of shares previously owned directly by Cablevision and its subsidiaries exempt under Rule 16a-13. Includes Class A Common Stock received by Ms. Dolan in connection with the Spin-off in an exempt transaction under Rule 16a-9. Includes Class A Common Stock held jointly by Ms. Dolan and her former spouse.
3. Reflects transfer of shares previously owned directly by Cablevision and its subsidiaries exempt under Rule 16a-13. Includes Class A Common Stock received by the Reporting Person as custodian for her children in connection with the Spin-off in an exempt transaction under Rule 16a-9. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of all shares of AMC beneficially owned or deemed to be beneficially owned by the Reporting Person as custodian for her children 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.
4. Reflects transfer of shares previously owned directly by Cablevision and its subsidiaries exempt under Rule 16a-13. Includes Class A Common Stock received by trusts for which the Reporting Person serves as co-trustee in connection with the Spin-off in an exempt transaction pursuant to Rule 16a-9. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of all shares of AMC beneficially owned or deemed to be beneficially owned by the trusts 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. Class B Common Stock of the Issuer is convertible at the option of the holder one for one into Class A Common Stock of the Issuer.
6. Reflects transfer of shares previously owned directly by Cablevision and its subsidiaries exempt under Rule 16a-13. Includes Class B Common Stock received by trusts for which the Reporting Person serves as co-trustee in connection with the Spin-off in an exempt transaction under Rule 16a-9. The Reporting Person disclaims beneficial ownership of all shares of AMC beneficially owned or deemed to be beneficially owned by the trusts 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.
By: /s/ Brian G. Sweeney, Attorney-in-fact for Kathleen M. Dolan 07/05/2011
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