Hearst Magazines

NBCU shutters linear Esquire Network

NBCUniversal has pulled the plug on the linear feed of its US lifestyle cable channel Esquire Network. The brand will live on as a digital-only proposition focused on men, featuring original programming such as newly-announced Borderland USA (WT) and Edgehill, plus existing shows that include Best Bars in America, Knife Fight and Brew Dogs. There […]

Discovery names Hearst exec as Fatafeat boss

Discovery Networks International has appointed Hearst Magazines director Amanda Turnbull as managing director of its Middle Eastern food channel, Fatafeat. Turnbull will lead the pay TV channel from this morning and be responsible for its strategic and operational management, as well as being the primary point of contact for day-to-day business development. This comes after […]

NBC and Hearst’s Esquire TV channel to launch in September

The Esquire TV channel will roll out on September 23, its backers NBCUniversal and Hearst have confirmed. A joint venture between NBCU and Hearst Magazines, the channel will be programmed with content aimed at the same audience as the monthly men’s glossy. The plan to rebrand youth-skewed cable channel G4 as Esquire was first announced […]