From the start, from its very name, TNT was designed to make a statement.
David Levy, the long-serving supervisor of ad sales, affilate relations and sports programming at Time Warner's Turner cable-network unit, is being upped to president in a move that brings an…
Chris Linn is taking the reins of TruTV as president and head of programming, the Turner cabler confirmed Tuesday. "Chris brings to truTV a remarkable track record of success highlighted by some of…
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.
Sidestepping the usual eco-docu strategy (i.e., set up a desperate, end-of-the-world scenario and then yank the viewer in off the ledge), the global-energy movie "Switch" takes a far less hysterical…
While cablers' upfront venues may not be as lavish as the digs from which broadcasters are wooing advertisers during TV's traditional look-at-me week, the upstarts do have something that seemed…
It's a mega-merger of outre comedy brands.
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…
When Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein joined forces to create Debmar-Mercury in 2005, the indie syndie distributor would have seemed on the surface an unlikely candidate to forge an innovative…
TBS' cancellation Wednesday of latenight series "Lopez Tonight" has also put the spotlight on the ratings performance of its lead-in, "Conan."
Domestic Film WEEKEND OF
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Frozen1Weekend: $31.6M Disney
Out of the Furnace
Out of the Furnace3Weekend: $5.3M Relativity Media