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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

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

Exec de Jour’ – Kevin Reilly (President)

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)

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

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

Hard Numbers:

ELEAGUE brought 3.5 million new viewers to TBS linear service.

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.