Exec tops current programming for TNT, TBS

Turner Entertainment Networks has upped Sam Linsky to senior VP of current programming for TNT and TBS.

The Los Angeles-based Linsky will continue to oversee established series including “The Closer,” “Saving Grace” and “Raising the Bar.”

Prior to joining Turner in 1997, Linsky was an assistant to the VP of production at Castle rock Entertainment.

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