Title: President & GM, AMC and SundanceTV
Years in Cable: Going on 21 years – so this year I’ll be of age to legally drink at work.
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Begin as you intend to proceed.
Collier has been a major force in making AMC a ratings powerhouse with groundbreaking, critically acclaimed original series that have proved worthy ratings rivals to first-run broadcast programming. His recent promotion puts him at the helm of SundanceTV as well, where he inherits a promising stable of critical darlings like “Rectify” and “The Red Road.” We can only imagine where Collier will take both nets in the years ahead. And if his track record is any indication, his future will include more hits and even bigger ratings.
I watch most programming on this device: I have a two-hour commute every day, so I spend most of it watching screeners on the train. So the answer: my iPad with an anti-spoiler NFL-referee-under-the-hood-for-review-like shield.
Favorite screen: Sun
If Disney hired me to reboot “Star Wars” I would… cast Jonathan Banks as Yoda.
The day we get multiplatform measurement is the day I… drive my Chevy to the levy.
My favorite business/motivational book: Adventures in the Screen Trade
If I ever found myself saying “Better Call Saul,” I’d seek his advice on… the merits of balancing the love and reverence for an iconic series and the desire to take a great character and actor and tell new stories with writers you adore.
My favorite newfound hobby: Self-loathing due to missed email.
Desert island album: Photo