Burton Jablin

Scripps ditches Netflix content deal

Scripps Networks Interactive will not renew its distribution agreement with subscription video service Netflix. SNI president Burton Jablin revealed the US cable company’s intention to drop Netflix during an investor call that followed third quarter results, which saw TV ad revenues push numbers up. “We assessed the SVOD universe and have made the strategic decision […]

Scripps Networks Interactive ups two senior execs

Scripps Networks Interactive has promoted two of its senior management team, following the announcement last week that Brooke Johnson is to retire as president of Scripps Networks Interactive’s lifestyle channels. Under the reorganisation, Scripps Networks president Burton Jablin (pictured) becomes chief operating officer of Scripps Networks Interactive, overseeing sales, distribution, programming, digital and strategic planning […]

Scripps veteran to replace retiring Lansing

Scripps Networks Interactive’s operating division president John Lansing is retiring after nine years in the role, with company veteran Burton Jablin lined up to replace him. Jablin (left) is currently SNI’s president, home category, which houses channels such as HGTV. He will be replaced in that role by Kathleen Finch, who is currently senior VP […]