Kevin Reilly

Why Conan O’Brien Isn’t Afraid of Becoming a Digital Brand

From writing episodes of The Simpsons to The Tonight Show fallout with NBC, Conan O'Brien's comedy career has taken various shapes and forms over the past 24 years.

Turner Will Continue Reduced Ad Loads on TNT Next Year, and Could Expand to TBS in 2018

Turner's experiment with reduced ad loads of up to 50 percent on TNT's new drama Animal Kingdom this summer has been so successful that the company is already planning on expanding its scope over the next two years.

How TV Networks Battled Back This Week Against Bold Claims by Digital Companies

"Is television dead?"During Turner's upfront presentation on Wednesday, truTV host Billy Eichner called that a silly question, adding, "It's so stupid. That's more stupid than not giving Samantha Bee The Daily Show."

Turner Is Opening a Branded Content Studio With Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco

Turner's upfront presentation will kick off later this morning at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, but the media company, which like NBC, holds one showcase for all of its brands, gave a peek at what it will tell ad buyers.

Turner Isn’t Expanding Its Plans to Reduce Ad Load Beyond TruTV and TNT—for Now

In Adweek's cover story this week, Turner president David Levy and his team detailed their ambitious plans to innovate at the company heading into this year's upfront—and perhaps significantly alter the future of linear advertising

Turner Hopes Investment in Mashable Makes Them Ideal Partners for the Future of TV

For years, the relationship between old and new media resembled that of awkward 13-year-olds at a middle school dance, standing on opposite sides of the gymnasium.

From Reducing Ad Time to Battling Netflix, Here’s How the TV Industry Is Gearing Up for 2016

The broadcast and cable networks, along with streaming services like Netflix, Hulu and Amazon, have spent the past two weeks at the Television Critics Association's winter press tour, sharing their plans for midseason and beyond.

In Dramatic Overhaul, TNT to Cut Ad Load by 50%

Kevin Reilly rarely spoke publicly during his first year as president of TNT and TBS and as chief creative officer of Turner Entertainment. "I didn't have much to say," he said.

Facetime: Carolyn Everson, Soledad O’Brien and Steve Martin Step Out for Spring

Media parties are heating up as spring turns into summer. The Effies and Tony Awards brought out big stars, while agency anniversaries and tributes celebrated success.

Turner Ad Sales Chief: ‘Dayparts Are Dead’

For the first time, Turner brought all of its networks together under one roof for its 2015-2016 upfront. That roof? The Theater at Madison Square Garden."When they planned this, they had to assume the Knicks were gonna suck," Charles Barkley chimed in early, and often.