AMC Networks CEO Josh Sapan is stepping down from his role after 26 years leading the company, a move that is sure to raise questions if the company might be in play as an M&A target. Longtime media executive Matt Blank, who ran Showtime for years, will be replacing Sapan, who is 70 years-old, in the interim. AMC Networks, which has shepherded such shows as “Mad Men” and “The Walking...
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