truTV Starts Production on New Episodes of Hit Series Guinness World Records® Unleashed
truTV will go into production on brand new episodes of its hit series Guinness World Records® Unleashed on June 19 at the historic Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. Hosted by Dan Cortese, the series features daring and fearless record hopefuls as they attempt to secure their place in history by breaking some truly outrageous world records. The new episodes are set to air on truTV later this year.
- 13 June 2013
Turner Classic Movies to Remember Esther Williams With 24-Marathon of Films Beginning Thursday, June 13
Turner Classic Movies will pay tribute to legendary film star and swimmer Esther Williams with a 24-hour marathon of films beginning Thursday, June 13, at 8 p.m. (ET). Williams passed away today at the age of 91. TCM's tribute will feature 13 of Williams' films.
- 06 June 2013
Rachel Brill has been promoted to vice president of unscripted programming for TNT Originals. Based in Atlanta, Brill is responsible for supervising development of unscripted series, collaborating with directors and producers on developing new ideas, providing creative oversight of unscripted pilots from pre-production through production and post-production; and supervising the continued development of series once they've been greenlit.
Conan O'Brien is coming to Turner Classic Movies this summer to host Carson on TCM, a new series featuring memorable Johnny Carson interviews from three decades of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. The series is set to air Mondays at 8 p.m. (ET), beginning July 1.
Turner Sports Bolsters Talent Lineup for its 2013 Major League Baseball Postseason Coverage on TBS - 05 June 2013Furthering Turner Broadcasting’s longstanding commitment to leading coverage of the Major League Baseball (MLB) Postseason, David Levy, president of sales, distribution and sports, today announced key players in TBS’ 2013 coverage. Keith Olbermann has been named host of TBS’ Major League Baseball postseason studio show, joining analyst and Hall of Famer Dennis Eckersley. Additionally, Ron Darling, who joined TBS as an MLB analyst in 2008, has reached a long-term extension with Turner Sports.read more
NBA Digital will provide the most comprehensive, multi-screen coverage of the 2013 NBA Finals with more than 40 hours of live programming on NBA TV, in-depth content on NBA.com including a new social module and extensive offerings via NBA Game Time, the league’s signature app.read more
2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 Delivers TNT’s Third Most-Viewed Program of All Time - 04 June 2013TNT’s exclusive presentation of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Game 7 between the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers delivered a 7.1 U.S. HH rating and 11.5 million total viewers, based on Nielsen Fast Nationals, to become the third highest-rated and third most-viewed program in the history of the network. Last night’s Game 7 ranks as TNT’s highest-rated and most-viewed NBA telecast in the network’s 29-year history with the league and is the highest-rated and most-viewed NBA game across all of television (broadcast and cable) this year.read more
TCM has brought the ultimate movie trivia game to mobile with the brand new TCM Movie Trivia app, now available for iPhone, iPad and iPod in the Apple iTunes store. The beautifully designed app is free to download and play, with in-app purchases and rewards available to unlock more exciting quiz packs.
It's going to be an outrageous summer at truTV this year, with three brand new series and the return of several popular favorites. The lineup includes the two series launches: Kentucky Bidders, a look at a family-run auction house in small-town Kentucky premiering July 8, and Cash Dome Pawn, a Miami-based series that will mark the latest entry in truTV's pawnshop series franchise when it premieres Aug. 13. Meanwhile, the hilarious new series Top 20 Funniest is in the midst of its first season on Thursday nights. And truTV will present a summer-themed collection of funny ads from around the globe in a new Funniest Commercials special on June 27.read more
The green flag is set to wave on TNT’s 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series action with the network offering all-access coverage throughout the six-week NASCAR Summer Series beginning Sunday, June 9, at Pocono Raceway at 1 p.m. ET. TNT’s all-access pass will include behind-the-scenes content featuring a select driver and their team (one per week) throughout the NASCAR Summer Series along with special “off the track” segments and more.read more