Destination America Ups Marc Etkind to GM

Marc Etkind has been promoted to General Manager of the network effective immediately and will report to Henry Schleiff, Group President, Investigation Discover, Destination America and Military Channel. In his newly expanded role, Etkind will lead all business strategy, programming, development, production and cross-platform promotion for the network. Year to date, Destination America ranks among the top five fastest-growing networks in all of cable for P25-54, M25-54 and M18-49 in total day and is the #1 network for M25-54 out of all cable networks with 60M or less subscribers. Previously, Etkind was SVP, Content Strategy, Destination America, where he spearheaded the development, production and launch of such shows as BBQ Pitmasters, Hillbilly Blood, EPIC, Buying Alaska, A Haunting, Monsters & Mysteries in America, United States Of Bacon and the upcoming King Of Thrones.

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