WGN America has given Skydance TV and Lionsgate TV a 13-episode order for a 1940s period drama chronicling the development of the atomic bomb in Los Alamos, N.M. Dubbed “Manhattan,” the project is…
Longtime Fox marketing exec Brian Dollenmayer has reunited with Matt Cherniss and Peter Liguori in his new role as exec veep of marketing and promotions for Tribune Broadcasting. Dollenmayer will…
WGN America and Tribune Studios has named Tom Huffman senior vice prez of unscripted programming. He will be based in Los Angeles and officially steps into the post in October, reporting to prez and…
Tribune Co., doubling down on the broadcast television biz, announced an agreement to acquire Local TV Holdings's 19 TV stations in 16 key markets for $2.725 billion in cash — a deal that would make…
That was quick. Tribune Co.'s new topper Peter Liguori is making good on his vow to beef up the company's TV assets, particularly its WGN America cable channel.
When Peter Liguori took the reigns of Tribune in January, he made original programming on WGN America a priority. Now, that focus has bore fruit, as the cabler orders “Salem” straight to series from…
Call her Tribune's executive in charge of retransmission consent deals. Tribune Co. boss Peter Liguori has recruited NBCUniversal exec Dana Zimmer to serve as prexy of distribution for Tribune…
Matt Cherniss has been tapped as president and general manager of WGN America and the newly forged Tribune Studios. Cherniss joins Tribune Company from Warner Bros., where he served as senior veep of…
Peter Liguori has made his first exec appointment at Tribune Co., tapping NBC vet Larry Wert to oversee its local TV stations.
Tribune Co. has big plans in store for its sleepy cable superstation WGN America.