The Evening Ticker: 2020, Food, Mind…

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  • Turner Broadcasting, which includes CNN, is embarking on “Turner 2020.” As explained by CEO John Martin, the goal is “to ensure [Turner] is optimized” against strategic priorities, “reducing spending and maximizing growth and profitability.” CapitalNewYork has more.

  • “Restaurant Startup,” the newest addition to CNBC’S reality lineup, features restaurateur and TV personality Joe Bastianich and chef and restaurant operator Tim Love who vie to invest their own money in restaurant concepts. The first of eight one-hour episodes debuts July 8.

  • NBC News’s Peacock Productions has signed a deal with forensic mind reader Colin Cloud to develop a series. Cloud, the self-proclaimed Sherlock Holmes of entertainment, has left people convinced he can read minds and influence outcomes.