Sarah Barnett

Title: President & GM, BBC America

Years In Cable: 15

Education: University of Warwick, U.K.

One Word that Best Describes Me: Polygraphic

 

Jennifer Caserta

Title: President & GM, IFC

Years in Cable: 18

Education: BA,
Hunter College

One Word that Best Describes Me: Hungry

 

Marc Juris

Title: President & GM, WE tv

Years In Cable: 23

Education: BS, Syracuse University

One Word that Best Describes Me: Inventive

 

IFC, BBC America and WE tv all have distinctive programming voices, but the execs in charge at each network have one element in common: continued growth. Last year, Barnett oversaw the development and production of multiple projects, and in January she greenlit new original series “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency.” Under Caserta’s leadership, IFC continues to be the home of smart, alternative original comedies. Last year the network grew its core programming with fresh-voiced entries including “Documentary Now!” Meanwhile, WE tv, under Juris, continues to flourish as well. In 2015, the network achieved its fourth consecutive best year ever in prime for both adults and W25-54.

 

Sarah Barnett

Last show I watched not on my network(s): “Younger” and “Happy Valley”

My first job: Paper girl

Favorite charity event I work with: Planned Parenthood

New favorite binge: “Bojack Horseman”

Favorite Podcast: “Duncan Trussel’s Family Hour”

 

Jennifer Caserta

Last show I watched not on my network(s): “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee”

Favorite charity event: Autism Speaks

Best way to spend a Saturday night: At home with my family watching SNL

New favorite binge: “American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson.” I’m obsessed—just don’t tell me how it ends.

Favorite podcast: “WTF” with Marc Maron

My favorite newfound hobby: Transcendental Meditation

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