Turner Entertainment Networks

News brief: CMT poaches Turner veteran for programming role

Viacom-owned cable net CMT has tapped Turner Broadcasting System for its new VP, programming and strategy. Hector Campos will take on the new role after more than a decade with Turner, during which time he held a number of roles, most recently director of programme acquisitions and sales for Turner Entertainment Networks. Campos will be […]

Spielberg, Stallone attached to TNT, TBS projects

Steven Spielberg, Dick Wolf and Sylvester Stallone are among the talent producing new programmes for Turner-owned US cable entertainment channels TBS and TNT. Spielberg is attached to Portal House, a scripted series about a group of young scientists who stumble upon a portal into the space-time continuum; and Peter Gunn, a re-telling of Blake Edwards […]

truTV COO departs

Mark Juris has exited his role as US cable channel truTV’s executive VP and COO. truTV parent Turner Entertainment Network’s president Steve Koonin made the announcement in an internal memo, in which he disclosed he was “evaluating truTV’s current and future leadership needs” to find a replacement. Juris joined truTV in 2004 when it was […]