Sorcher joins from AMC, where he had been executive vice president, programming and production, overseeing program development and scheduling for the network since 2002.
He will head up original-series development, acquisitions, long-form and special events, based in Los Angeles, starting in January. He reports to Stuart Snyder, executive VP and chief operating officer for the animation, young-adult and kids’-media group for Turner Broadcasting System.
Sorcher's resume includes posts at Fox Family Channel, USA Network and ad agencies Grey Advertising and Benton & Bowles. He also served an earlier stint at Cartoon as executive VP.