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Turner Nears the Upfront Finish Line Sources say company is writing 6% CPM bumps

As broadcast closes out this week, big kahuna cable conglomerate Turner is working on the last of its deals, with CPM increases around the 6 percent range and flat volume…

June 27, 2014, 3:47 PM EDT

CBS Finishes Upfront With CPM Increases Lower Than Last Year Network says it still has the highest rates in the market

This upfront season, it's all over but the shouting for CBS, according to a statement released by the organization itself today. “As we near the finish line, we are very confident…

June 13, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT

Steve Koonin Out at Turner Programmer joins the Atlanta Hawks as CEO, minority owner

After a 14-year stint with Turner Entertainment Networks, where he most recently served as the division’s president, Steve Koonin is leaving the cable programming giant to assume the role of…

April 13, 2014, 8:22 PM EDT

Turner Taps Donna Speciale to Oversee Integrated TV, Digital Sales Restructuring squeezes out CNN vet Greg D’Alba

On the eve of the 2014-15 upfront, Turner Broadcasting System has begun making sweeping changes in the structure of its ad sales unit, and as a result, one well-respected veteran will…

March 25, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT

HLN Refocuses on Viral, Social Content Turner net's big shift comes under new chief Albie Hecht

HLN is drastically switching focus from salacious court coverage to viral-hopeful segments and upbeat coverage of stories like "Is America Ready for a Gay NFL Player?" (not coincidentally also the…

February 10, 2014, 11:51 AM EST

Turner Is Doubling Down on Young Men With Adult Swim Expansion Edgy net will start at 8 p.m. instead of 9

Cartoon Network is losing the 8 p.m. hour to Adult Swim, the edgy sister network that shares its space on the dial. Adult Swim has been one of Turner's most…

February 4, 2014, 9:07 AM EST

Turner Embraces Programmatic Company launches ad exchange with Rubicon Project

For many years, Turner (as well as ESPN) was the face of the big media caution when it came to online ad automation. Turner, under the leadership of digital sales…

October 24, 2013, 11:25 AM EDT

The NBA Is Making a Big Data Play Video ads are a part of the initiative's future

Who knew that when Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul passes the ball to a teammate within five feet of the basket, there’s an 89 percent chance it will…

October 20, 2013, 10:41 PM EDT

FXX Is Bulking Up Its Subscribers Ratings are also climbing steadily for the network

It’s Champagne time for the latest cable network to rebrand and relaunch. 21st Century Fox’s male-skewing FXX took the place of Fox Soccer Channel on Sept. 3, and in that…

October 9, 2013, 6:35 AM EDT

Modern Family's Debut on USA Rated Lower Than Big Bang's on TBS in 2011 USA's 947,000 total viewers vs. TBS' 1.5 million

Updated: Mea culpa. Folks point out an error in the figures I was using—Big Bang did indeed start off strong and get stronger. This is still, of course, a longer…

October 3, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT

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