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ALEX TRIPPAS UPPED AT TURNER AUSTRALIA

- Mandate to grow Turner’s original content syndication across linear and non-linear platforms -

SYDNEY (March 28, 2017) – Turner Australia has announced the promotion of Alex Trippas as Turner’s Director of Networks & Content Sales in Australia, New Zealand and Pacific.

In her Sydney-based role, she is tasked to grow distribution with content created by Turner’s core global networks including Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, truTV, TNT and TBS.

TURNER’S SHORT SERIES ‘LAMPUT’ WINS BIG AT FICCI

- The prestigious critics’ choice award selected the short as the best case study in the Animated Frames category-

MUMBAI, INDIA (March 27, 2017) – Turner has won critical acclaim for Lamput at FICCI Frames 2017 as the Best Case Study in the Animated Frames category.

The original series, which features a gooey orange nutcase that outwits a pair of hapless doctors, has received praise for its ability to tell multiple stories and inspire laughter.

2017 NCAA Tournament Scores Increases in Television Viewership Through Elite 8, Along with All-Time Records Across Digital and Social Platforms

Coverage Across TBS, CBS, TNT and truTV is the Third Most-Watched in 24 Years, Averaging 9.8 Million Viewers, for a 10% Increase

NCAA March Madness Live Generates All-Time Record 88 Million Live Streams to Date, an Increase of +31% from Last Year

Turner and IMG Kick Off First-Ever ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational Today with Live Coverage at 4 p.m. ET on Twitch

Turner and IMG’s first-ever ELEAGUE Street Fighter® V Invitational will begin today at 4 p.m. ET with live coverage of tournament action presented on Twitch and YouTube from the G Fuel® ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios in Atlanta. The preliminaries will continue daily at 4 p.m.

Final Four Tip Times Announced for Saturday, April 1, on CBS

Turner Sports and CBS Sports’ exclusive coverage of the 2017 NCAA® Division I Men’s Basketball Championship will continue with the Final Four® National Semifinals on Saturday, April 1 – Gonzaga against South Carolina tipping off at 6:09 p.m. on CBS. North Carolina against Oregon will follow 40 minutes after the conclusion of the first game.  Jim Nantz, Grant Hill and Bill Raftery will call the games with reporter Tracy Wolfson.

NCAA Tip Times Announced for Regional Finals on Sunday, March 26, on CBS

CBS Sports and Turner Sports announce tip times and commentator teams for the Regional Finals of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday, March 26, on CBS and via NCAA March Madness Live.  South Carolina will take on Florida/Wisconsin in the first game at 2:20 p.m. ET, followed by North Carolina playing Kentucky/UCLA at 5:05 p.m.  The Road to the Final Four pregame show will begin the day’s action at 1 p.m. with host Greg Gumbel and analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith.

NCAA Tip Times Announced for Regional Finals on Saturday, March 25 on TBS

Turner Sports and CBS Sports announce tip times and commentator teams for the Regional Finals of the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Saturday, March 25, on TBS and via NCAA March Madness Live.  Gonzaga will take on Arizona/Xavier in the first game at 6:09 p.m. ET, followed by Kansas playing Oregon at 8:49 p.m.  The Infiniti NCAA Tip-Off pregame show will begin the day’s action at 5 p.m. with host Greg Gumbel and analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith.