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WarnerMedia assembles content team for HBO Max

WarnerMedia is assembling the content team behind its fledgling service HBO Max.  The business has appointed TNT exec Sarah Aubrey, the exec who greenlit such series as Claws, Animal Kingdom and Good Behavior, as head of original content for the original programming division. She will report into HBO Max chief content officer Kevin Reilly. Set […]

News brief: Turner ups TNT biz affairs exec

Turner Broadcasting System has promoted Patrick Kelly to executive VP, business affairs for its US cable channels TNT and TBS. Kelly has been with Turner Entertainment since 2002 and now oversees all day-to-day deal making related to original programming, and coproductions between the channels and Turner’s international businesses. In the new post, he reports to […]

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. […]