Company Overview of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. operates as a television and media company. It develops and delivers news, comedy, entertainment, animation, young adult, and sports media environments on television and other platforms. The company provides channels, Websites, and digital services in interactive and non-linear formats. It serves customers in the United States, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. was formerly known as Turner Communications Group and changed its name to Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. in 1979. The company was founded in 1970 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. It has locations in Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Ch...
100 International Boulevard
One CNN Center
Atlanta, GA 30303
Founded in 1970
Key Executives for Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Senior Vice President of South Asia for Turner International India Private Limited Operations and Managing Director of South Asia for Turner International India Private Limited operations
President of Turner Animation
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Key Developments
Turner Broadcasting Appoints Jamie Friend as Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Insights
Oct 8 13
Turner Broadcasting has appointed Jamie Friend to the newly created role of vice president of corporate strategy and insights. Friend will support and advise the executive team and lead the strategic and research functions as Turner attempts to grow this part of the business. His responsibilities include identifying internal and external growth opportunities. Friend, who joins Turner from Arqiva where he was head of strategy for digital platforms, reports to Peter Flamman, chief operating officer for Turner EMEA.
Turner Broadcasting and Verizon Reach Long-Term Distribution Agreement
Oct 2 13
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Verizon announced a comprehensive long-term distribution agreement that will deliver content from Turner's portfolio of networks to FiOS TV customers, across a variety of screens, including television, PC, tablet and handheld devices. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. As part of the agreement, FiOS TV subscribers will receive a robust offering of on-demand programming, as well as live streaming of all major Turner networks that can be viewed in and out of the home across multiple devices, enabled by expansive TV Everywhere rights that provide subscribers more opportunities and easier access to authenticated content. FiOS TV and FiOS Internet customers will ultimately have easier, instant access to Turner brands through an automatic login, providing a seamless and consumer-friendly experience on both Turner's and Verizon's platforms. The new agreement provides the more than 5 million Verizon FiOS TV subscribers with a broad array of diverse, entertaining and informative content from Turner's popular entertainment, kids, news, sports and young adult programming. The Turner networks covered by the agreement are: CNN, HLN, TNT, TBS, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim, truTV, Turner Classic Movies (TCM), CNN International, CNN en Español and Boomerang. FiOS subscribers will continue to enjoy award--winning news and information from CNN including New Day and Crossfire; marquee sports programming offered by TBS and TNT, such as the MLB Postseason on TBS and the NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship; TBS's Cougar Town, Sullivan & Son and CONAN; TNT's Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies and Mob City; and Cartoon Network's Primetime Emmy-winning Regular Show and Adventure Time.
United Group Signs Exclusive Partnership Deal with Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited
Sep 5 13
United Group will launch a TV channel which will be the exclusive partner of U.S. news broadcaster CNN International for Serbia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. United Group signed a contract with Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited, which operates the CNN International news channel, adding that the cooperation concerns a regional news TV channel that it will launch at the beginning of 2014. The new regional channel, N1, will broadcast its programme from three major centres located in Belgrade, Zagreb and Sarajevo and will have over 15 million potential viewers. The contract with CNN will enable N1 to broadcast selected CNN international programmes, translated into the local languages??, to collect information from CNN International channels and use their video material, including live switching. On the other hand, CNN International will be able to use all information broadcast by N1 channel in connection with Serbia, Croatian and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
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