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After a dozen years at the helm, Phil Kent will step down from his post as CEO of Turner Broadcasting in January and will be succeeded by Time Warner chief financial and administrative officer John…
Seth MacFarlane’s animated series “American Dad!” is heading from Fox to TBS late next year, as the Turner cable net picks up the comedy for its eleventh season. Cabler has ordered 15 episodes for…
Turner Broadcasting execs will talk up cable's gains over the broadcast nets and efforts to court viewers on multiple screens at its upfront presentation at the Hammerstein Ballroom.
TNT has ordered 10 episodes of spy drama "Legends," starring "Game of Thrones" vet Sean Bean, with an eye toward a 2014 premiere.
TNT has given a 10-episode order to "The Last Ship," a drama thriller starring Eric Dane and exec produced by Michael Bay.
TNT will be heading back to “Dallas” for a third season. Cabler has ordered 15 episodes of the rebooted drama and will bow the new season early next year. “‘Dallas’ has built a passionately loyal…
Turner Broadcasting hopes to shape the future of TNT not only with a slew of fresh series but also with a new approach to scheduling.
In its effort to branch out into serialized dramas, TNT has given a series greenlight to its Frank Darabont crime drama set in 1940s Los Angeles.
Turner is shuffling its execs, promoting Brett Weitz to senior VP of scripted development and shifting Lillah McCarthy and Kathy Busby to the TNT and TBS Original Prods. unit.
TNT has renewed drama reboot "Dallas" for a second season, while also re-upping drama "Rizzoli & Isles" for a fourth season.
Michael Wright, the network architect behind TNT's top-rated series "The Closer" and "Rizzoli and Isles," as well as the driving force behind TBS' acquisition of "The Big Bang Theory," has been…