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David Levy Named President of Turner Broadcasting System Exec will retain oversight of sports, sales

Turner Sports boss and advertising/affiliate sales president David Levy on Monday was promoted to the role of president of the entire Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. operation. In his new role, Levy…

August 5, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT

Phil Kent to Step Down as Turner CEO John Martin to take the reins on Jan. 1

After a decade of running the ship at the country’s largest cable programming conglomerate, Phil Kent is stepping down as CEO of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. Kent will stay on until…

July 17, 2013, 1:11 PM EDT

Nearly 11 Million Viewers Turned to Cable for Zimmerman Verdict Fox News Channel, CNN rack up huge ratings as trial ends

Approximately 10.6 million viewers on Saturday night turned to the cable news networks as a Florida jury returned a “not guilty” verdict in the George Zimmerman trial. According to Nielsen, Fox…

July 15, 2013, 2:09 PM EDT

Zucker's Changes at CNN Are Already Bearing Fruit Walls between shows come down

The good ship CNN is riding a little higher on the waves. After months of plummeting ratings and a high-profile game of C-suite musical chairs, the original cable news network…

July 10, 2013, 8:38 AM EDT

Cable News Drops the Ball on Texas Abortion Protest Coverage Bueller? Bueller....?

If you wanted live coverage of the dramatic filibuster of anti-abortion legislation in Texas last night, the best thing you could do was turn off your television and jump online.…

June 26, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

Chris Cuomo Is About to Get Mad as Hell on CNN Watch out, politicians

Specs Age 42 New gig Co-host of CNN’s New Day Old gig Co-anchor of ABC’s 20/20 So, your father is Mario Cuomo, your brother is Andrew Cuomo—why go into news and not politics? The biggest…

June 16, 2013, 10:04 PM EDT

Jeff Zucker’s Quest for the Fountain of Youth CNN boss scrambles to scare up a younger audience

While CNN worldwide president Jeff Zucker is looking to draw a younger, more cosmopolitan audience, he acknowledges that reaching people who fit that description is a challenge in a cord-cutting…

June 3, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT

BuzzFeed, CNN Launch Co-Branded YouTube Channel Zeitgeisty site sees news as next step in media company evolution

BuzzFeed and CNN are launching an entertainment and news video channel for YouTube today, The Wall Street Journal reported. The channel, CNN BuzzFeed, will host videos designed to be shared…

May 28, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT

Chris Bosh Has a Media Plan Better than yours

Age 29 Accomplishments Power forward-center for the Miami Heat, currently the defending NBA champions (currently in the first round of the playoffs); eight-time NBA All-Star; gold medalist at the 2008 Summer…

April 25, 2013, 11:24 PM EDT

CNN Wants Newt for Crossfire Refresh Gingrich on Jeff Zucker’s wish list

CNN has begun casting its net for pundits to appear in the revival of its debate show Crossfire. According to Politico, the news network has approached former Speaker of the…

April 24, 2013, 1:42 PM EDT

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