Paul Buccieri is President and Chairman of A+E Networks Group. A+E Networks is a global media and entertainment brand portfolio that finds, cultivates, illuminates and markets entertainment content to worldwide audiences. As one of the most recognized leaders in the industry, Paul holds extensive experience in worldwide production and multi-genre content distribution.
Paul oversees a portfolio that includes the following networks: A&E®, Lifetime®, The HISTORY® Channel, LMN™, FYI™, and Vice TV. Today, the company reaches more than 335 million households in more than 200 territories on a variety of platforms.
After more than two decades of working in scripted and non-scripted programming, Paul joined A+E Networks as president of A&E and The HISTORY Channel in 2015. Paul also served as president of A+E Networks Portfolio Group and A+E Studios before becoming president of A+E Networks Group in 2018. Paul has also held leadership positions at Fox Twentieth Television, ITV Studios US Group, ITV Studios Global Entertainment, and Endemol USA.
Collaborating with top executives and producers, Paul has extensive experience turning great ideas into hit TV shows, including American Pickers, Curse of Oak Island, Forged in Fire, Vikings, 60 Days In, and others. For his work and leadership, he has been included on The Cablefax 100 list for five straight years. The Cablefax 100 salutes the most influential executives whose leadership continues to take the industry to new heights.
Building upon his leadership success in the entertainment industry, Paul continues to dedicate himself to the arts and media by serving on several directorial boards. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for the International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, a nonprofit organization that recognizes exceptional television programming that is produced outside of the US. He also sits on the Leadership Committee at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts.