Erik Logan


Rich Ross exiting post-Scripps deal Discovery

Discovery Communications has named the new management team that will lead the enlarged company after the Scripps Networks Interactive acquisition, with Discovery Channel boss Rich Ross out and Scripps programming chief Kathleen Finch put in charge of all lifestyle channels. Discovery said that Ross, currently group president of Discovery Channel and Science Channel, is to […]

Long-serving OWN co-president exits

North American cable channel OWN is saying goodbye to co-president Sheri Salata (below, left), who is exiting to create a content and brands company. Erik Logan (pictured, below) will become sole president of the Oprah Winfrey-backed network, of which Discovery Communications has co-ownership. Salata is a long-time Winfrey associate, producing The Oprah Winfrey Show after […]

Discovery launching Oprah block on TLC

A block of OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network programming will be carried on soon-to-launch UK cablenet TLC. OWM management has told TBI they plan similar block launches in other international markets. OWN co-presidents¬†Erik Logan and Sherri Salata said that they would ultimately like to see full OWN linear channels in international markets. The network, a joint […]