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WarnerMedia's Kevin Reilly Takes Reigns of TruTV in Expanded Role

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WarnerMedia executive Kevin Reilly, a key executive who has been leading the company’s programming efforts on TNT and TBS and spearheading its streaming service ambitions, will take over TruTV’s programming efforts in an expanded role at the company, WarnerMedia parent company AT&T announced Thursday.

As part of the promotion, Reilly, who joined WarnerMedia in 2014, will remain at the company through at least 2022.

“Kevin has a long-standing reputation as an industry leader and his accomplishments throughout his career—and particularly the company—are remarkable,” Bob Greenblatt, WarnerMedia’s entertainment chairman, said in a statement about the company changes.



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