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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Charles Dolan

90 2011 Executive Chairman of the Board

Joshua Sapan

66 2011 President, Chief Executive Officer

Sean Sullivan

50 2011 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President

Edward Carroll

53 2011 Chief Operating Officer

Christian Wymbs

47 2016 Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

James Gallagher

58 2011 Executive Vice President, General Counsel

William Bell

77 2011 Director

James Dolan

61 2011 Director

Kristin Dolan

50 2011 Director

Patrick Dolan

65 2011 Director

Thomas Dolan

64 2011 Director

Brian Sweeney

52 2011 Director

Vincent Tese

74 2016 Director

Marianne Weber

59 2011 Director

Jonathan Miller

60 2013 Independent Director

Leonard Tow

88 2011 Independent Director

David Van Zandt

64 2015 Independent Director

Carl Vogel

59 2013 Independent Director

Robert Wright

74 2011 Independent Director

Seth Zaslow

Investor Relations

Biographies

Name Description

Charles Dolan

Mr. Charles F. Dolan is Executive Chairman of the Board of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Charles F. Dolan is Executive Chairman of the Company since June 2011. Mr. Dolan served as the Chairman of Cablevision from 1985 until its sale in June 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision from 1985 to October 1995. Mr. Dolan founded and acted as the General Partner of Cablevision’s predecessor from 1973 to 1985 and established Manhattan Cable Television in 1961 and Home Box Office in 1971. He serves as a director of MSG Networks and MSG, and previously served as a director of Cablevision. Mr. Dolan is the father of James L. Dolan, Patrick F. Dolan, Thomas C. Dolan and Marianne Dolan Weber and the father-in-law of Kristin A. Dolan and Brian G. Sweeney. In light of Mr. Dolan’s experience as founder of Cablevision, his previous service as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision and its predecessors, as well as the knowledge and experience he has gained and contributions he has made during his tenure as a director of the Company, MSG Networks, MSG and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Joshua Sapan

Mr. Joshua W. Sapan is President, Chief Executive Officer of AMC Networks Inc. He was Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC since 1995. Chief Operating Officer of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC from 1991 to 1995. President of AMC and Bravo from 1987 to 1991. Serves on the boards of The Cable Center, the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) Educational Foundation, the International Radio and Television Society (IRTS) Foundation, the Museum of the Moving Image, the Hebrew Home for the Aged, People for the American Way, WNYC Radio, American Film Institute and The Paley Center.

Sean Sullivan

Mr. Sean S. Sullivan is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of AMC Networks Inc. He was Chief Corporate Officer of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC from September 2010 to June 6, 2011. Chief Financial Officer of HiT Entertainment from 2009 to 2010. Chief Financial Officer and President of Commercial Print and Packaging division of Cenveo, Inc. from 2005 to 2008. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Spencer Press, Inc. from 2004 to 2005. Serves on the board of Acushnet Holdings Corp. and is the Chair of its Audit Committee.

Edward Carroll

Mr. Edward A. Carroll is Chief Operating Officer of AMC Networks Inc., since June 6, 2011. He held Various positions at Rainbow Media Holdings LLC since 1987, including as Chief Operating Officer of Rainbow Entertainment Services since January 2009; President of Rainbow Entertainment Services from 2004 to 2009; and General Manager of IFC and/or Bravo from 1997 to 2004.

Christian Wymbs

Mr. Christian B. Wymbs has been appointed Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer of the Company. He was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Global Commercial Services Business, American Express Company from October 2014 to July 2016. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Enterprise Growth Group, American Express Company, from January 2012 to October 2014. Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of World Service Group, American Express Company, from January 2010 to January 2012 and held various positions at American Express Company from December 2006 to January 2010. Held various positions in finance and audit at General Electric Company from May 2002 to December 2006.

James Gallagher

Mr. James G. Gallagher is Executive Vice President, General Counsel of AMC Networks Inc. He was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Rainbow Media Holdings LLC since February 2008. Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Tommy Hilfiger Corporation from 2005 to 2006. Executive Vice President and General Counsel of HSN (Home Shopping Network) from 1996 to 2002.

William Bell

Mr. William J. Bell is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Bell was a Consultant to Cablevision from 2005 to 2014 and held various positions at Cablevision and its predecessor from 1979 to 2004, including serving as its Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer until 2004. He serves as a director of MSG Networks. Mr. Bell also serves as a director of the Lustgarten Foundation. In light of Mr. Bell’s experience in various positions with Cablevision since 1979, including as its former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

James Dolan

Mr. James L. Dolan is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. James L. Dolan is Executive Chairman of MSG since October 2015 and MSG Networks since July 2009. He also assumed the responsibilities of the President and Chief Executive Officer of MSG Networks from March 15, 2015 to July 15, 2015. Mr. James L. Dolan was Chief Executive Officer of Cablevision from October 1995 until its sale in June 2016. He was President of Cablevision from June 1998 to April 2014, Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. from September 1992 to October 1995, and Vice President of Cablevision from 1987 to September 1992. He serves as a director of MSG Networks and MSG. Mr. Dolan previously was a director of Cablevision and Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Mr. Dolan is the son of Charles F. Dolan, the spouse of Kristin A. Dolan, the brother of Patrick F. Dolan, Thomas C. Dolan and Marianne Dolan Weber and the brother-in-law of Brian G. Sweeney. In light of Mr. Dolan’s experience in various positions with Cablevision since 1979, including as its Chief Executive Officer from 1995 until its sale in June 2016 and his experience as the Executive Chairman of MSG Networks, Inc. since 2009 and MSG since 2015, as well as the knowledge and experience he has gained and contributions he has made during his tenure as a director of the Company, MSG Networks, MSG and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Kristin Dolan

Ms. Kristin A. Dolan is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Ms. Kristin A. Dolan is the Chief Executive Officer of 605, LLC (f/k/a DataCo Ventures LLC). She previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision from April 2014 until its sale in June 2016. She was President of Optimum Services for Cablevision from April 2013 to April 2014, Senior Executive Vice President of Product Management and Marketing of Cablevision from November 2011 to April 2013 and Senior Vice President of Cablevision from 2003 to 2011. She serves as a director of MSG and previously served as a director of Cablevision and MSG Networks. Ms. Dolan is the daughter-in-law of Charles F. Dolan, the spouse of James L. Dolan and the sister-in-law of Patrick F. Dolan, Thomas C. Dolan, Brian G. Sweeney and Marianne Dolan Weber. In light of Ms. Dolan’s experience in various positions with Cablevision since 1990, as well as the knowledge and experience she has gained and contributions she has made during her tenure as a director of the Company, MSG Networks, MSG and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that she should be reelected to the Board.

Patrick Dolan

Mr. Patrick F. Dolan is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Patrick F. Dolan is President of News 12 Networks since February 2002. News 12 Networks is a subsidiary of Altice N.V. He was Vice President of News 12 Networks from September 1995 to February 2002. He is a majority owner of Newsday Media Group since July 2016. Mr. Dolan previously served as a director of Cablevision. Mr. Dolan is the son of Charles F. Dolan, the brother of James L. Dolan, Thomas C. Dolan and Marianne Dolan Weber and the brother-in-law of Kristin A. Dolan and Brian G. Sweeney. In light of Mr. Dolan’s experience as a member of Cablevision’s founding family and in various positions with News 12 Networks, a former subsidiary of Cablevision, since 1989, as well as the knowledge and experience he has gained and contributions he has made during his tenure as a director of the Company and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Thomas Dolan

Mr. Thomas C. Dolan is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Thomas C. Dolan was Executive Vice President-Strategy and Development, Office of the Chairman of Cablevision from September 2008 until its sale in June 2016. He was Chief Executive Officer of Rainbow Media Corp. from April 2004 to April 2005. Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Cablevision from October 2001 until April 2005. He serves as a director of MSG Networks and MSG and previously served as a director of Cablevision. Mr. Dolan is the son of Charles F. Dolan, the brother of James L. Dolan, Patrick F. Dolan and Marianne Dolan Weber and the brother-in-law of Kristin A. Dolan and Brian G. Sweeney. In light of Mr. Dolan’s experience as a member of Cablevision’s founding family and in various positions with Cablevision since 1987, as well as the knowledge and experience he has gained and contributions he has made during his tenure as a director of the Company, MSG Networks, MSG and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Brian Sweeney

Mr. Brian G. Sweeney is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Brian G. Sweeney served as the President of Cablevision from April 2014 and Chief Financial Officer of Cablevision from March 2015 until its sale in June 2016. Previously, Mr. Sweeney served as the Senior Executive Vice President, Strategy and Chief of Staff of Cablevision from January 2013 to April 2014, Senior Vice President – Strategic Software Solutions of Cablevision from June 2012 to January 2013 and Senior Vice President — eMedia of Cablevision from January 2000 to December 2012. He serves as a director of MSG Networks and MSG and previously served as a director of Cablevision. Mr. Sweeney is the son-in-law of Charles F. Dolan and the brother-in-law of James L. Dolan, Kristin A. Dolan, Patrick F. Dolan, Thomas C. Dolan and Marianne Dolan Weber. In light of Mr. Sweeney’s experience in various positions with Cablevision since 1993, as well as the knowledge and experience he has gained and contributions he has made during his tenure as a director of the Company, MSG Networks, MSG and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Vincent Tese

Mr. Vincent Tese is Director of the Company. Mr. Tese served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the New York State Urban Development Corporation from 1985 to 1987 and as Director of Economic Development for New York State from 1987 to December 1994. Mr. Tese is Chairman of Bond Street Holdings, LLC and ICE Clear Credit LLC. He is Executive Chairman of Florida Community Bank. Mr. Tese is a director of MSG and Mack-Cali Realty Corporation. He is a director and the Chairman of the Compensation Committee of Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. He also serves as a trustee of New York Presbyterian Hospital and New York University School of Law. Mr. Tese previously was a director of Gabelli Asset Management, National Wireless Holdings, Inc., The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc., Cablevision and MSG Networks.

Marianne Weber

Ms. Marianne Dolan Weber is Director of AMC Networks Inc. Ms. Marianne Dolan Weber is President of Heartfelt Wings Foundation and a Member of the Board of Green Mountain Foundation Inc. Ms. Dolan Weber served as Chairman of The Dolan Family Foundation and The Dolan Children’s Foundation from September 1999 through December 2011, President of The Dolan Family Foundation from 1986 to September 1999, President of The Dolan Children’s Foundation from 1997 to September 1999, and Vice Chairman and Director of Dolan Family Office, LLC from 1997 through December 2011. She serves as a director of MSG and previously served as a director of Cablevision and MSG Networks. Ms. Dolan Weber is the daughter of Charles F. Dolan, the sister of James L. Dolan, Patrick F. Dolan and Thomas C. Dolan and the sister-in-law of Kristin A. Dolan and Brian G. Sweeney. In light of Ms. Dolan Weber’s experience as a member of Cablevision’s founding family and as Chairman of the Dolan Family Foundation and the Dolan Children’s Foundation, as well as the knowledge and experience she has gained and contributions she has made during her tenure as a director of the Company, MSG Networks, MSG and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class B stockholders, has concluded that she should be reelected to the Board.

Jonathan Miller

Mr. Jonathan F. Miller is Independent Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Miller is a partner in Advancit Capital, a private investment firm. He was the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of News Corporation’s Digital Media Group and News Corporation’s Chief Digital Officer from April 2009 until September 2012. Mr. Miller had previously been a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group, an investment firm focusing on digital media and the consumer Internet, from its inception in February 2007 until April 2009. Prior to founding Velocity Interactive Group, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer of AOL LLC (“AOL”) from August 2002 to November 2006. Prior to joining AOL, Mr. Miller served as Chief Executive Officer and President of USA Information and Services, of USA Interactive, a predecessor to IAC/ InterActiveCorp. During the prior five years, Mr. Miller was a director of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Live Nation Entertainment, Inc., RTL Group SA, Shutterstock, Inc. and TripAdvisor, Inc. Mr. Miller is currently a member of the board of directors of Akamai Technologies, Inc., Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., and J2 Global, Inc. Mr. Miller also serves as a director of The Paley Center for the Media and American Film Institute. In light of Mr. Miller’s extensive knowledge of the media industry acquired through his high level executive roles at News Corporation, AOL and USA Networks Information and Services as well as other management experience, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class A stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Leonard Tow

Dr. Leonard Tow is Independent Director of AMC Networks Inc. Dr. Tow is Chief Executive Officer of New Century Holdings LLC, an outdoor advertising company, since January 2005. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Citizens Communications Company from 1990 to September 2004. Dr. Tow previously served as a director of Cablevision Systems Corporation (“Cablevision”) until its sale in June 2016 and Citizens Communications Company. Dr. Tow also serves as Chairman of the Tow Foundation, a trustee of the Brooklyn College Foundation, a trustee of Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, and a member of the board of Lincoln Center Theater. In light of Dr. Tow’s experience as a founder and chief executive officer of a major cable television company, his experience as the chief executive officer of a private company, as well as the knowledge and experience he has gained and contributions he has made during his tenure as a director of the Company and Cablevision, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class A stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

David Van Zandt

Mr. David E. Van Zandt is Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Van Zandt is the President of The New School. Mr. Van Zandt is also the special general counsel and an adviser for Artal Group S.A., a European-based family controlled and funded private equity firm, and The Invus Group, LLC, a U.S.-based worldwide family controlled and funded private equity firm. From 1995 through 2010, he served as the Dean of Northwestern University School of Law. Mr. Van Zandt joined the faculty of Northwestern University School of Law in 1985. After graduating from law school, Mr. Van Zandt clerked for Judge Pierre N. Leval, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (now on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit) and for Harry Blackmun, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and then joined the law firm, Davis Polk and Wardwell. Mr. Van Zandt is a trustee for the Citizens Budget Commission. He is also a member of the steering committee of the Association for a Better New York and is on the education advisory board for The Vistria Group. In light of Mr. Van Zandt’s significant and valuable leadership and management experience as the President of The New School and as the Dean of Northwestern University School of Law and the extensive experience he has gained in strategic planning, risk management and governance by serving in those roles, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class A stockholders, has concluded that he should be elected to the Board.

Carl Vogel

Mr. Carl E. Vogel, CPA., is Independent Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Vogel is a private investor. He serves as an industry advisor for Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P. and a Senior Advisor of DISH Network Corporation. Mr. Vogel is also the President and sole stockholder of Bulldog Capital, Inc., a private investment firm. From November 2011 to October 2014, Mr. Vogel served as a Senior Adviser of The Gores Group, a private equity firm. From June 2005 until March 2009, Mr. Vogel served as Vice Chairman of DISH Network Corporation (formerly Echostar Communications Corporation, a satellite-delivered digital television services provider) and President from September 2006 until February 2008 of Echostar Communications Corporation. From October 2007 to March 2009, Mr. Vogel was Vice Chairman and Senior Advisor at Echostar Corp. Prior to that, Mr. Vogel was President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Charter Communications, a broadband service provider. He is director of Ascent Capital Group, Inc., DISH Network Corporation, Sirius/XM Holdings Inc., Shaw Communications, Inc. and Universal Electronics Inc. Mr. Vogel previously served on the board of directors of NextWave Wireless Inc., ICG Communications and Liberty Satellite. In light of Mr. Vogel’s extensive knowledge of the media industry acquired through his high level executive roles at DISH Network Corporation and Charter Communications Inc. as well as his accounting experience acquired through his work as a certified public accountant and his role as a chief executive and senior finance executive of public companies, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class A stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Robert Wright

Mr. Robert C. Wright is Independent Director of AMC Networks Inc. Mr. Wright is Senior Adviser of Lee Equity Partners LLC (formerly known as Thomas H. Lee Capital), an investment firm, since 2008. He served as Vice Chairman of General Electric Company and President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of NBC and NBC Universal from 1986 to 2007. Mr. Wright has served on the boards of General Electric Company, NBC Universal and EMI Group Global Inc. Mr. Wright is a director of Ralph Lauren Corporation. He is a trustee of the New York Presbyterian Hospital, co-founder of Autism Speaks and the founder of The Suzanne Wright Foundation. In light of Mr. Wright’s extensive business leadership and management experience at a major television network and leading media and entertainment company and his service as a director of other public companies, our Board of Directors, acting on the unanimous recommendation of the directors elected by the Class A stockholders, has concluded that he should be reelected to the Board.

Seth Zaslow

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Charles Dolan

2,968,320

Joshua Sapan

30,485,600

Sean Sullivan

5,491,370

Edward Carroll

22,232,300

Christian Wymbs

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James Gallagher

3,260,450

William Bell

208,439

James Dolan

208,439

Kristin Dolan

208,439

Patrick Dolan

208,439

Thomas Dolan

206,439

Brian Sweeney

208,439

Vincent Tese

173,862

Marianne Weber

208,439

Jonathan Miller

227,939

Leonard Tow

263,439

David Van Zandt

223,939

Carl Vogel

263,439

Robert Wright

208,439

Seth Zaslow

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As Of  30 Dec 2016