ADAM STOTSKY PROMOTED TO PRESIDENT, E! ENTERTAINMENT
Stotsky Adds Unscripted Programming and Development in Elevated Role for E!, While Continuing as President, Esquire Network
Los Angeles, CA, February, 25, 2016 - Adam Stotsky has been named President, E!, Entertainment expanding his responsibilities to include all unscripted programming and development for the pop culture network. Stotsky who previously served as General Manager for E! will continue overseeing all day-to-day operations of the network, including news, digital, marketing, communications, research and acquisitions. He will also continue his role as President, Esquire Network. Stotsky reports to Frances Berwick, President, Lifestyle Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment.
"Adam is an exceptional senior executive who has been successful in leading the teams at E! and Esquire Network and setting their strategic direction for future growth," said Berwick. "I am excited to announce his well-deserved promotion and expand his responsibilities at E! as we continue to build on our success as a multiplatform powerhouse offering exclusive access to celebrity lifestyles and the world of entertainment."
Stotsky joined E! as General Manager in 2014 and has led the network's ongoing growth. In January 2016, E! delivered viewership increases of 35% among total viewers (632K) and 29% among A18-49 (356K) in primetime. E! ranks among the top 20 cable entertainment networks with A18-49.
In 2015, Stotsky oversaw the successful integration of E!'s news and digital divisions to enhance cross-platform content and create a more engaging social and interactive "E! News" experience. In January 2016, "E! News" continued its momentum, delivering year-over-year viewership growth of 14% among A18-49 (325K). E! has also continued its strong and growing social and digital presence, averaging 34M multiplatform monthly uniques and over 54M social followers.
Additionally, Stotsky has led Esquire Network's success since launching two and a half years ago. Esquire remains one of the fastest growing networks in cable, including gains of 18% among A18-49 and 15% among M18-49 for the year in 2015.
Prior to the launch of Esquire Network, Stotsky was General Manager of G4. He previously served as President of Marketing for NBC Entertainment where he led strategy, branding, creative, paid media, digital/social media and partnership marketing initiatives for NBC's daytime, primetime and late night day-parts.
From 2001 to 2008, Stotsky held senior marketing positions at Syfy, most recently as Executive Vice President, Global Brand Strategy and Market Development. Prior to Syfy, Stotsky served as Vice President of Marketing at Discovery Communications. He began his career at Fallon Worldwide as an Advertising Account Director.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. One of the fastest-growing, most influential digital properties, Eonline is a leader in online video and mobile and a leading entertainment brand across social. E! programming includes core franchises "E! News" and "Fashion Police," popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "#RichKids of Beverly Hills," "Botched," "I Am Cait" and "WAGS," as well as the network's first original scripted series "The Royals." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.