ESPN Leads All Networks With 30 Sports Emmy Noms, Fox In Second Place

By | Wednesday March 26, 2014 @ 3:20pm PDT

imgresIt’s an awards ceremony that’s will see Ted Turner take home a Lifetime Achievement Award and ESPN hard pressed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. With a lead almost double its nearest competitor, the cable channel scored … Read More »

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CNN To Celebrate Ted Turner In Docu

By | Wednesday November 13, 2013 @ 9:24am PST

Ted Turner may no longer be in the CNN business but the cable news network is still in the Ted Turner game. In another look to the past like the resuscitated Crossfire, the now Jeff Zucker-run … Read More »

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Ted Turner: Being “Maneuvered” Away From CNN Was His Biggest Regret In Biz

By | Thursday October 18, 2012 @ 8:33am PDT

The founder of Turner Broadcasting — and, arguably, the cable programming industry — tells Charlie Rose today on CBS This Morning that he wishes CNN had “a little less fluff.” But he lost control of the news channel when Time Warner merged with AOL, his biggest regret as … Read More »

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Conan O’Brien Jabs Oprah Winfrey And Ted Turner At Turner Broadcasting Upfront

Conan O'Brien Upfront 2012The late-night comic didn’t bring his best material this year. Conan O’Brien told advertisers that if the upfront event were held on Skype, then “we wouldn’t have to wear pants.” He also zinged Turner Broadcasting … Read More »

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Ted Turner Says He Wanted CNN To Be TV’s ‘The New York Times’: Video

By | Thursday May 3, 2012 @ 1:01pm PDT

This video saddens me on so many levels: CNN founder Ted Turner tells former News Of The World editor — and now CNN talk-show host — Piers Morgan tonight how he wanted the news network to be impartial and “cover substantial news.” That would serve the network well “even … Read More »

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John Malone Becomes The No. 1 Land Owner, Passing Ted Turner

Ted Turner seems destined to be one-upped by his longtime ally, Liberty Media’s John Malone. First it was in media, where Malone remains a player long after Turner was pushed out of Time Warner. Now Malone has passed Turner … Read More »

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Ted Turner To Rupert Murdoch: Resign

By | Tuesday September 20, 2011 @ 2:19pm PDT

Can News Corp Escape Scandal Unscathed?
There’s not much good blood between Ted Turner and Rupert Murdoch (maybe Turner challenging Murdoch for a fist fight once has something to do with that), but still, Turner’s suggestion that Murdoch step down from News Corp for the company’s role in the UK … Read More »

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Cartoon Network & Producer Don Murphy To Develop Live-Action ‘Captain Planet’ Feature

By | Tuesday July 19, 2011 @ 7:40am PDT
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Producers Don Murphy and Susan Montford, who are coming off Transformers: Dark of the Moon and the upcoming Shawn Levy-directed Hugh Jackman-starrer Real Steel, have signed a deal with Cartoon Network to develop a live-action adventure theatrical feature … Read More »

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