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Oct 30, 2018

With its acquisition of Time Inc. earlier this year, Meredith Corp. is home to more iconic magazine titles than ever, from People to Better Homes & Gardens. But as the company's president, Jon Werther, explains, he's as focused on translating these publications to video and building out other revenue streams as he is...


Oct 23, 2018

Assembly Entertainment CEO Christina Wayne discusses the dealmaking challenges that producers face even at a time of incredible demand for TV content. The producer first made her mark as the AMC development executive who championed “Mad Men” and “Breaking Bad.” Wayne goes deep into the nitty gritty of...


Oct 16, 2018

Two years into his effort to bring short-form original programming into the Snapchat app, Nick Bell has taken the plunge into scripted series with a new slate of shows customized for mobile consumption. Snap's top programming executive reveals the company wasn't ready to bring the new offering to its massive audience...


Oct 9, 2018

The prospect of marrying great content with rich data was a key driver in AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner, which puts Jesse Redniss smack in the middle of the action at the newly combined company. He's charged with helping one WarnerMedia asset, Turner, to bring the kind of sophisticated understanding of...


Oct 2, 2018

While the nation waits to hear whether former Vice President Joe Biden will join the 2020 presidential race, he's not quietly sitting on the sidelines. He just launched an episodic series on Instagram's new IGTV created by ATTN:, a company devoted to making its "purpose-driven" content entertaining on digital...