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David Levy Pushes Unscripted Shows on Turner Networks TBS and TNT

David Levy’s relaxation technique is pretty simple. “Every time I get too stressed I look out across here and there’s not an ad in sight,” he said, gesturing to the…

March 24, 2013, 11:38 PM EDT

March Madness All But Sold Out CBS, Turner eye another lucrative tournament

Unless you’re a starry-eyed Valpo alum with more school spirit than common sense, there’s a good chance your March Madness brackets remain relatively unscathed at this early juncture. And while…

March 21, 2013, 5:15 PM EDT

Show Me the Moneyball: March Madness Generates $1 Billion in Ad Sales Kantar Media study puts college hoops at the head of the class

Arguably the most spellbinding three weeks in sports, the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship now stands as the most lucrative postseason advertising juggernaut. According to a new report from Kantar…

March 6, 2013, 1:12 PM EST

Time Warner Sees Returns on Netflix Deal Turner's Q4 ad revenue up a low 3 percent over last year's NBA lockout

Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes Wednesday gave investors his take on the subscription video on demand (SVOD) business, specifically Netflix, which has been inking deals left and right. "It's not really…

February 6, 2013, 1:08 PM EST

Information Diet: Luke Perry Cops to watching Breaking Bad on his iPad, refuses to buy into the hype of the iPhone

Specs Age 47 Accomplishments Director, star and executive producer of Goodnight for Justice: Queen of Hearts, premiering Jan. 26 on the Hallmark Movie Channel; starred in Beverly Hills, 90210; Oz; and John…

January 25, 2013, 5:26 AM EST

Zucker Poaches Rachel Nichols From ESPN CNN to build a weekend sports show around reporter

Jeff Zucker has made his first official hire as the new CNN boss, luring long-time ESPN reporter Rachel Nichols to CNN and Turner Sports. In her new role, Nichols will field…

January 24, 2013, 5:25 PM EST

Discovery App Looks to Own TV Experience Matcha.tv inks partnerships with HBO, Turner, other programmers

The war for control of the TV screen, specifically the battle over which company or companies will own the user interface—and by default, the relationship with the average viewer—has only…

September 21, 2012, 3:36 PM EDT

Play Ball! Fox, Turner to Re-Up With MLB Multibillion-dollar deals wrap up baseball rights through 2021

Major League Baseball has secured its media rights deals through the start of the next decade, coming to agreements with Fox and Turner Sports on a pair of new eight-year…

September 20, 2012, 2:23 PM EDT

Burke: NBC Is Leaving $1 Billion on the Table Network exec vows to gain equal footing with rivals

NBC is consisting on crumbs while its broadcast television rivals dine like kings, and Steve Burke is fed up. Speaking to investors Thursday at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2012…

September 13, 2012, 8:25 PM EDT

ESPN Renews MLB Rights Deal Through 2021 Network’s investment in baseball doubles to $5.35 billion

As the Book of Revelations would have it, 666 is the number of the beast. Tack six zeroes on the end and it’s also the annual fee ESPN will pay…

August 28, 2012, 3:34 PM EDT

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