Kevin Reilly


Turner invests in Mashable

Turner has led a US$15 million funding round in digital media news site Mashable, which plans to use the cash to expand its video output across all platforms – including linear TV. The Series C investment includes a partnership for video production, technology and advertising opportunities between Mashable and Time Warner-owned Turner. Mashable said that it […]

Turner, Burnett test wearable tech inventors

Turner Broadcasting System, IT firm Intel and unscripted producer Mark Burnett are jointly working on a multiplatform reality series that aims to find the new big wearable technology. America’s Greatest Makers (WT) follows on from Intel’s ‘Make It Wearable’ challenge from last year, and will run in long-form on the TBS cable channel and short-form […]

Turner poaches NBC exec, cable team grows

Turner Broadcasting System has poached an NBC drama executive to become a programming chief at TNT, as it sets its cable creative and production teams. NBC VP, drama development Joey Chavez has joined The Last Ship channel TNT as senior VP, original programming, with Thom Hinkle promoted for the same role at sister network TBS. […]

Reilly promotes Bradley at Turner

Kevin Reilly has promoted Deborah Bradley to an executive VP post at Turner Broadcasting System. Bradley (left), previously a senior VP in Turner’s sales team, has been named EVP, networks and programme optimisation, content strategy and commercialisation. In the role she will be responsible for acquisitions, licensing, programme planning, scheduling, operations and inventory management for […]

Fox in a Rusch for event series

Fox Broadcasting in the US has hired Fabrik Entertainment’s Rachel Rusch to become its executive VP of event series. Rusch rejoins the 21st Century Fox business having more recently been director of development at Red Arrow Entertainment-owned producer Fabrik Entertainment, where she produced Amazon’s procedural Bosch. At Fox she will oversee all limited run programming. […]

Fox 21, Fox TV Studios merging under Salke

Fox Television Group is merging two of its studios to create a cable production powerhouse. Fox 21 and Fox Television Studios are coming together under the banner of Fox 21 Television Studios. Fox 21 president Bert Salke has been named in the same role at the new company, reporting to Fox TV Group co-chairmen and […]

Ex-Fox chief Reilly lands Turner CCO role

Former Fox network chief Kevin Reilly has joined Turner Broadcasting System as president of cable nets TNT and TBS, and chief creative officer of Turner Entertainment. Reilly (pictured) exited his post as Fox entertainment chairman earlier this year, and was replaced by studio chiefs Dana Waldren and Gary Newman. He had said at the time […]

Madden named as Reilly replacement at Fox

Fox Television Studios president David Madden has been handed the top entertainment role at the Fox broadcast network in the US. Madden has become president, entertainment at Fox, taking over from Kevin Reilly, who announced his departure earlier this year. Alongside Madden’s new job, Fox Broadcast Group COO Joe Earley has been promoted to the […]

Fox studio chiefs set to take on network

20th Century Fox Television co-bosses Dana Walden and Gary Newman are to be handed control of the Fox broadcast network, according to US reports. The pair will succeed Kevin Reilly, and become the first executives to run both the network and production studio since Sandy Grushow a decade ago. US reports say an official announcement […]

Kevin Reilly to exit Fox

Kevin Reilly is to leave his role as Fox Broadcasting’s entertainment chairman. Fox has been suffering a ratings slide as its once-dominant reality slate dithers, but Reilly said his departure was down to the fatigue of running networks for a decade. Before joining Fox in 2007, Reilly lead NBC. During his latest tenure, Fox launched […]