Kevin Reilly gets renewed contract, expanded role at WarnerMedia Entertainment

WarnerMedia Entertainment exec and industry veteran Kevin Reilly is to remain at the company for at least four more years in an expanded role, the company has announced. Reilly’s role will expand to include all WarnerMedia Entertainment basic cable networks as president of TBS, TNT and truTV, in addition to chief content officer, WarnerMedia Direct-to-Consumer. […]

YouTube TV ups price and adds Turner channels

YouTube TV is set to up its price from US$35 to US$40 per month, has added a host of Turner channels, and plans to up its sports output. The news came as YouTube said it will also expand its over-the-top pay TV service to 100 US markets in the coming weeks. YouTube is adding TNT, […]

Sony buys Turner’s UK truTV

Turner rolled out the general entertainment channel in amid much fanfare in May 2014, but it struggled to gain a foothold with centerpiece launch series Conan removed from the schedule and an audience share of under 1%. The launch marked the pay TV group’s move into free-to-air in the UK, with truTV on digital terrestrial […]

Turner’s TruTV launches on Freesat

Turner Broadcast’s new UK channel TruTV has launched on free-to-air satellite platform Freesat on Channel 154. The entertainment channel includes a mix of entertainment programming including US chat-show Conan, Fear Factor, Redneck Island, Container Wars and Hardcore Pawn: Chicago.

Turner to launch UK free-to-air channel

Turner Broadcasting UK is launching a new general entertainment free-to-air channel, truTV – it’s first venture into the UK free-to-air market. The 24-hour channel will be available on the UK digital-terrestrial platform from early August, airing a range of unscripted shows including Fear Factor, Hardcore Pawn: Chicago, Killer Karaoke, Container Wars, South Beach Tow, Redneck […]