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President of TBS & TNT/Chief Creative Officer Turner Entertainment Kevin Reilly speaks onstage during the 'Executive Panel with Kevin Reilly' panel discussion at the Turner portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California. (July 30, 2016 - Source: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America)
President of TBS & TNT/Chief Creative Officer Turner Entertainment Kevin Reilly speaks onstage during the ‘Executive Panel with Kevin Reilly’ panel discussion at the Turner portion of the 2016 Television Critics Association Summer Tour at at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on July 31, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.
(July 30, 2016 – Source: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images North America)

“I think we’ve really taken the lead position on television with limited commercial interruption” Kevin Reilly

By Valerie Milano

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Beverly Hills, CA (The Hollywood Times) 8/22/16 –

Exec de Jour’ – Kevin Reilly (President)

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Tagline: “We’re Comedy”

Mission: Extending the broadcast ecosystem. Broadcast lineup slanted towards edgy comedy, both original and syndicated.

Franchise players: Conan O’Brien, Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee*

Significant new addition: Super Deluxe (digital content/channels platform)

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*THT Rookie of The Year Award: Full Frontal w/Samantha Bee

Multi-platform profile – Twitch, Super Deluxe, Mashable, owns and operates The Bleacher Report.  

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Hard Numbers:

ELEAGUE brought 3.5 million new viewers to TBS linear service.

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All four new shows from last season have been renewed.

Full Frontal hit 750 in live same day during DNC.

Animal Kingdom will air 10 minutes more content per episode.

New digital service Super Deluxe registered 2 million subscribers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Valerie Milano is the well-connected Senior Editor and TV Critic at TheHollywoodTimes.today, a website that aggregates showbiz news curated for, and written by, insiders of the entertainment industry. (@HwoodTimes @TheHollywood.Times) Milano, whose extraordinary talents for networking in the famously tight-clad enclave of Hollywood have placed her at the center of the industry’s top red carpets and events since 1984, heads daily operations of a uniquely accessible, yet carefully targeted publication. For years, Milano sat on the board as a chief organizer of the Television Critics Association’s press tours, held twice a year in Beverly Hills and Pasadena. She has written for Communications Daily, Discover Hollywood, Hollywood Today, Television International, and Video Age International, and contributed to countless other magazines and digests. Valerie works closely with the Human Rights Campaign as a distinguished Fed Club Council Member. She also works with GLSEN, GLAAD, Outfest, NCLR, LAMBDA Legal, and the Desert Aids Project, in addition to donating both time and finances to high-profile nonprofits. She has been an active member of the Los Angeles Press Club for a couple of years and looks forward to the possibility of contributing to the future success of its endeavors. Milano’s passion for meeting people extends from Los Feliz to her favorite getaway, Palm Springs. There, she is a member of the Palm Springs Museum of Art and a prominent Old Las Palmas-area patron.