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CNN PRESIDENT HINTS AT PROGRAMMING OVERHAUL

June 1, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Stating what would seem to be the obvious, Turner Broadcasting chief Phil Kent told a media conference in New York on Thursday that CNN’s ratings have been falling to record lows in primetime because “we haven’t put the best shows on the air.” Kent told the Nomura U.S. Media & Telecom Summit that he was […]

CABLE NETS PREPARE TO BATTLE NETFLIX

January 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Cable networks are beginning to recognize publicly the potential threat of video websites that are offering the same content that they have paid high prices for. Speaking at a media conference in Scottsdale, AZ on Wednesday, Turner Broadcasting System chairman and CEO Phil Kent objected to deals between studios and Netflix that provide programs to […]