Company Overview of Warner Bros. Television Group
Warner Bros. Television Group offers television production, digital distribution, and broadcasting services. It produces primetime, first-run, cable, and animated series, which include The Big Bang Theory, Chuck, The Closer, Fringe, Gossip Girl, Harry’s Law, The Mentalist, The Middle, Mike & Molly, Nikita, One Tree Hill, Shameless, Southland, Supernatural, Two and a Half Men, The Vampire Diaries, and Childrens Hospital. The company was founded in 2005 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. Warner Bros. Television Group operates as a subsidiary of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.
444 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
Founded in 2005
Key Executives for Warner Bros. Television Group
President of Warner Bros. Television
President of Warner Bros. International Television
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Warner Bros. Television Group Key Developments
Warner Bros. Television Group Announces Executive Changes
May 13 13
Bruce Rosenblum, the longtime president of Warner Bros. Television Group and one of the top executives at Time Warner Inc., is expected to leave his position soon. The departure had been anticipated: Rosenblum was passed over 2013 as chief executive of all of Warner Bros. in favor of Kevin Tsujihara, who had headed the studio's home entertainment unit. Peter Roth, president of Warner Bros. Television, is expected to take on greater responsibilities after Rosenblum's exit. Craig Hunegs, executive vice president of Warner Bros. Television Group and Rosenblum's top lieutenant, and Brett Paul, Roth's executive vice president, will have larger roles in the new structure. Jeff Schlesinger, president of Warner Bros. International Television, may also get additional duties.
Netflix Enters in to Multiyear Deal with the Warner Bros. Television Group and Turner Broadcasting System
Jan 15 13
Netflix entered in to a new multiyear deal with the Warner Bros. Television Group and Turner Broadcasting System. The company has inked licensing agreements for complete previous seasons of cartoons including shows from Adult Swim, Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. Animation as well as TNT's guilty-pleasure live-action drama 'Dallas.' Starting on March 30, 2012, Cartoon Network's 'Adventure Time,' 'Ben 10,' 'Johnny Bravo' and 'Regular Show' as well as Warner Bros. Animation's 'Green Lantern' will become available to U.S. subscribers on the Just for Kids section of Netflix. Simultaneously, Adult Swim's 'Aqua Teen Hunger Force' and 'Robot Chicken,' Sony's 'The Boondocks' and the Emmy-winning 'Childrens Hospital' from WBTVG's Studio 2.0 will come online as well. Then in January 2014, the first two seasons of "Dallas," which is produced by Warner Horizon Television and airs on TNT, will be made available.
Netflix, Inc. and Warner Bros. Television Group Sign on a 2012-13 Network Slate Deal for Hit Serialized Dramas from Warner Bros. Television
Jan 7 13
Netflix Inc. and Warner Bros. Television Group announced a licensing agreement allowing U.S. Netflix members to enjoy complete previous seasons of addictive serialized dramas produced by Warner Bros. for top broadcast and cable networks. Also coming to Netflix will be the highly anticipated drama 'The Following,' starring Kevin Bacon as a former FBI agent on the trail of a serial killer played by James Purefoy and which premieres January 21 on FOX, as well as hit serialized Warner Bros. Television series Chuck, Fringe and The West Wing. The agreement covers a current slate of eight Warner Bros. shows as well as potential future shows. Under the agreement, the shows can also be made available via traditional syndication windows, electronic sell-through services and on a catch-up basis for recently aired episodes.
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