Adam Levine is executive vice president of business affairs for MSG Networks Inc., where he oversees business affairs, content distribution, and legal affairs for two award-winning regional sports networks, MSG Network (MSG) and MSG+. He is responsible for the networks’ distribution strategy, as well as for structuring and negotiating the networks’ major agreements with affiliates, advertisers and rights holders and operational legal matters relating to MSG Networks. In addition, Mr. Levine works with the company’s senior leadership to identify and assess strategic growth opportunities.
Mr. Levine last served as executive vice president, business affairs of MSG Media at The Madison Square Garden Company (predecessor to MSG Networks Inc.) until September 2015, when the sports and entertainment businesses of The Madison Square Garden Company became a standalone, public company. Mr. Levine joined Madison Square Garden in 2007 as senior vice president of legal and business affairs of MSG Media, when the business was part of Cablevision Systems Corporation. Madison Square Garden was spun-off from Cablevision as The Madison Square Garden Company in 2010. Levine first began his career with Cablevision in 2001 as counsel at Rainbow Media (now AMC Networks Inc.) and, over the next six years, held roles of increasing responsibility in the legal departments at Cablevision and Rainbow. Levine is a graduate of Fordham University School of Law and the State University of New York at Binghamton.
MSG Networks Inc., a pioneer in sports media, owns and operates two award-winning regional sports and entertainment networks and a companion streaming service that serve the nation’s number one media market, the New York DMA, as well as other portions of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The networks feature a wide range of compelling sports content, including exclusive live local games and other programming of the New York Knicks, New York Rangers, New York Islanders, New Jersey Devils and Buffalo Sabres, as well as significant coverage of the New York Giants and Buffalo Bills. This content, in addition to a diverse array of other sporting events and critically acclaimed original programming, has established MSG Networks as the gold standard in regional sports.