Charlie Collier has served as Chief Executive Officer of FOX Entertainment since October 2018. In this role, he is responsible for driving FOX’s entertainment strategy, supervising all content development, creating new strategies for growth and overseeing related business operations. As an integral member of its senior leadership team, Mr. Collier will help steer Fox Corporation’s growth and continued evolution.
Prior to joining FOX, Mr. Collier was President and General Manager of AMC, SundanceTV and AMC Studios, overseeing the creative and business operations of all three divisions. He joined AMC as General Manager in 2006 and was promoted to President in 2008; he added the SundanceTV post to his responsibilities in April 2015. During his 12-year tenure, Mr. Collier transformed AMC into one of the most relevant and heralded original programming brands and businesses in television. Under Mr. Collier’s leadership, AMC became a global entertainment powerhouse, introducing cultural and critical hits, including the Emmy Award-winning Mad Men and Breaking Bad; The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable program in the history of television; and Fear the Walking Dead and Better Call Saul, which stand as the #1 and #2 top cable series premieres of all time in Live + Same Day viewing.
Mr. Collier joined AMC in 2006 from Court TV (now truTV) with a track record of driving brand, revenue and business growth. At Court TV, he served as executive vice president and general manager of advertising sales, where he more than quintupled its revenue from national ad sales, dramatically improved its positioning within the industry and played a key role in broadening the network’s appeal beyond courtroom programming and into entertainment programming in the investigation genre.
Prior to Court TV, Mr. Collier held senior roles at Oxygen Media, A+E Networks and TeleRep.
Mr. Collier earned his Master in Business Administration degree from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bucknell University. Among other accolades, he recently was inducted into the Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame in 2018, honored with the 2009 Vanguard Award for Young Leadership, named to Crain’s 40 Under 40 class of 2009 and selected as one of the 2010 top 10 television executives of the year by The Wrap.
Mr. Collier also is involved in civic activities, among them serving on the board of CancerCare, an organization devoted to helping not just cancer patients, but also those around them touched by the disease. He is married and has four children.