Topic: Phil Kent

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…

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…

CNN Head Jim Walton Out at Year's End

Low ratings precede 30-year news network vet's exit

CNN announced today that Jim Walton, president of CNN Worldwide, will step down at the end of 2012, until which time he will continue in his current role. The decision…

CNN Cancels 'John King USA'

Perennial ratings loser replaced by a third hour of 'The Situation Room'

CNN has abruptly canceled John King USA, its 6 p.m. show. The cancelation isn't a major shock. The two-year-old John King pulled in demo ratings in the mid-five-digit range (ratings for the…