Abacus Media Rights, a member of the Amcomri Media Group, announced the appointment of Charlie Charalambous as Head of Acquisitions, based in London. An experienced TV professional with knowledge of both the UK and international entertainment markets, Charalambous joins the team from UKTV, where he was responsible for acquiring and investing in programming for the network’s seven channels as well as working across BBC Studios’ global channels and VOD services.
At UKTV, Charalambous helped shape the content acquisition strategies across the network including Alibi, Dave, Yesterday and W. Prior to this, he worked in Programming and Acquisitions at Sky securing content for Sky Atlantic, Sky 1, Sky Arts and Sky Living, and at Turner Broadcasting and Showtime.
“We are extremely pleased to have an executive with Charlie’s extensive contacts and experience joining our growing business. He has a very wide remit with us at Abacus Media Rights as we continue to build our award-winning portfolio across premium scripted and unscripted content,” commented Jonathan Ford, Managing Director at Abacus Media Rights.
"I’m delighted to be joining the brilliant team at Abacus and continuing to develop their impressive slate of new shows. With some exciting projects already lined up for 2022, I’m looking forward to this new challenge and growing our network of talented programme makers," Charlie Charalambous added.