Nena Rodrigue

Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Acquisitions and Production


Nena Rodrigue was appointed executive vice president of original programming, acquisitions and production of BBC AMERICA in February 2015. Currently senior vice president programming and production of AMC Networks’ SundanceTV, Rodrigue is continuing in this role until a new successor at SundanceTV is named. BBC AMERICA is operated as a joint venture between AMC Networks and BBC Worldwide.

At SundanceTV, Rodrigue has overseen the development and production of the network’s critically-acclaimed, award-winning series and mini-series, including: two seasons of original and acquired series, including: Rectify; the Golden Globe-winning miniseries The Honorable Woman; the Peabody Award-winning drama The Returned; The Red Road; and Babylon in addition to new series, Hap and Leonard, which is currently in production.

Before joining SundanceTV, Rodrigue served as executive vice president and executive producer of Wolf Films, where she grew the Law and Order franchise and oversaw development of new projects including Conviction, Trial by Jury, Lost and Found and Law and Order: Los Angeles. Prior to Wolf Films, she had an overall deal with ABC Television where she established her own production company and sold projects to major networks such as ABC, NBC and CBS.  

Previously, Ms. Rodrigue was the executive vice president of Imagine Television where she supervised the development and production of numerous series including JJ Abrams’ Felicity, Aaron Sorkin’s Sports Night, Eddie Murphy’s PJs, and David Lynch’s Mulholland Drive. Prior to Imagine Television, she served as the vice president of development at Witt-Thomas Productions.

Ms. Rodrigue began her career at Fox Broadcasting Company, where she worked in alternative programming on series such as The Ben Stiller Show, John Leguizamo’s House of Buggin and Errol Morris’ documentary series, First Person.

Rodrigue has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and International Relations from the University of San Diego.