Turner Broadcasting System Asia Pacific has today announced that it will assume full operational responsibility for WarnerTV including its programming, distribution, advertising sales and marketing. WarnerTV is the home to the region’s best blend of TV drama, action, comedy and crime series as well as films. The pan-Asian channel offers viewers exclusive new series, returning US hits and blockbusters from the vast stable of Warner Bros. Entertainment content.read more
Turner Classic Movies to Celebrate 20th Anniversary on April 14 with 11 Film Favorites and Brand New Special "TCM: Twenty Classic Moments"
On April 14, Turner Classic Movies will celebrate its 20th Anniversary with a day packed with 11 of the greatest movies ever made, plus the premiere of a brand new retrospective special, "TCM: Twenty Classic Moments." In addition, TCM will present an encore of its enormously popular and widely requested special, "Private Screenings: Robert Osborne," an in-depth interview with the TCM host, who has been with the network since the very beginning.
- 11 April 2014
Turner Classic Movies is remembering screen legend Mickey Rooney with a multi-tiered tribute to the screen legend who passed away Sunday at the age of 93. The memorial tribute includes a 24-hour marathon of Mickey Rooney's most iconic performances, airing on TCM this Sunday, April 13, beginning at 6 a.m. (ET). Also on Sunday, the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival will feature a newly added screening of the Rooney classic National Velvet (1944), which will be followed by a conversation with one of Rooney's closest friends, fellow screen legend Margaret O'Brien.
2014 NCAA Final Four National Semifinals Deliver Most-Viewed College Basketball Telecasts in Cable Television History - 06 April 2014Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive presentation of the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball National Semifinals (Saturday, April 5) across TBS, TNT and truTV delivered the two most-watched college basketball telecasts in cable television history. The networks’ collective coverage of Kentucky against Wisconsin grossed 16.3 million total viewers and an 11.0 HH coverage rating to become the most-viewed college basketball game of all time on a cable television network, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals. The telecast peaked with an average of 18.6 million total viewers and a 12.7 HH coverage rating from 11-11:30 p.m. ET.read more
TCM is paying tribute to one of the most beloved stars of all time as Doris Day marks her 90th birthday. The centerpiece of the multi-tiered celebration is a 24-hour marathon featuring a dozen of Day's hit films running all day today. Fans can also enjoy TCM host Robert Osborne's brand new audio interview with the legendary performer, which is now available in the TCM.com Media Room. And the TCM Store has a treasure trove of favorite Doris Day movies, music and more available for purchase, including Midnight Lace (1960), which was recently released through the TCM Vault Collection. In addition, Doris Day will mark her 90th birthday with "A Sentimental Journey," a three-day fundraiser benefiting the Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF). Taking place today through April 5, the gathering is being held at the Cypress Inn, Day's boutique hotel located in Carmel-by-the-Sea, Calif.
Turner Classic Movies Begins Releasing Original Specials on DVD, Beginning with Collection of Conversations with Robert Osborne
TCM, which is on the verge of celebrating its 20th Anniversary as a leading authority in classic film, is bringing its popular and critically acclaimed original specials to home video with TCM Originals, a new line of special programs produced by TCM and exclusive to the network. First in the series is the newly released Conversations with Robert Osborne, a special selection of some of the finest interviews the TCM host has conducted with legendary Hollywood talent.
- 02 April 2014
Laura Forti has been promoted to vice president of Turner Entertainment Networks (TEN) Distribution, the division of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. that handles distribution for TBS, TNT, truTV and Turner Classic Movies (TCM) original programs.