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Tina Shah Promoted to SVP of Business Affairs, Turner Sports, and Associate General Counsel

Tina Shah has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Business Affairs, Turner Sports, and Associate General Counsel, it was announced today by Louise Sams, Executive Vice President and General Counsel for Turner, and Lenny Daniels, President of Turner Sports.  Shah, a 15-year Turner veteran, will continue to lead the legal team responsible for all of Turner Sports’ linear and digital businesses including multimedia rights agreements with Major League Baseball, the NBA, NCAA and PGA, along with owned and operated businesses in Bleacher Report and ELEAGUE.

Shaq Week Returns to NBA TV Beginning Monday, Aug. 29

Week-Long Shaquille O’Neal Programming Highlighted by New Hardwood Classics,
Network Premiere of Kazaam, NBA Home Videos, Shaqtin’ A Fool and Open Court Marathons

NBA Digital to Showcase Fan-Sourced #ShaqArt as Part of Social Media Activations

Casey Stern Joins Turner Sports in Multi-Faceted Role Hosting MLB, NBA & NCAA Studio Programming

Turner Sports has reached a multi-year agreement with Casey Stern to join the company as a studio host for MLB, NBA and NCAA programming.  Stern will continue to host MLB Postseason studio coverage on TBS.  He will also broaden his responsibilities to host studio shows on NBA TV and the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship, in partnership between Turner and CBS Sports.

Turner Sports’ Exclusive 2016 NBA All-Star Game Coverage Delivers Strong Audience Consumption Across All Platforms

NBA All-Star Game Telecast Averages 7.6 Million Total Viewers, Up 6% Over 2015

Turner’s Live Game Coverage Scores Top Program of the Night in Primetime Across All of Cable Television

NBA All-Star Game Content Generates 162 Million Impressions Across Turner’s Twitter & Facebook Accounts

NBA on TNT & NBA TV Analysts Reflect on Kobe Bryant’s Iconic Career & Final All-Star Game

A collection of NBA on TNT and NBA TV analysts – Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Chris Webber, Grant Hill, Greg Anthony, Brent Barry, Dennis Scott and Steve Smith – offer their thoughts on the legendary Kobe Bryant’s final All-Star Game, which will air on TNT and TBS on Sunday, Feb. 14, at 8 p.m.

Valerie Immele Promoted to Senior Vice President of Business, Turner Sports

Valerie Immele has been elevated to Senior Vice President of Business, Turner Sports, adding oversight of the marketing and ad sales strategic planning teams to her existing responsibilities leading strategy, programming acquisitions and business development on behalf of the division.  Immele will continue to report to Matt Hong, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Turner Sports.

Special Martin Luther King, Jr. Day NBA Doubleheader on TNT Highlighted by NBA Finals Rematch – Golden State vs. Cleveland – Monday, Jan. 18, at 8 p.m. ET

TNT’s NBA Tip-Off presented by Autotrader Pre-Game Show with Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith & Shaquille O’Neal to be Televised Live from Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change at 7 p.m.

TNT Doubleheader Includes Houston vs. Los Angeles Clippers at 10:30 p.m. ET;
NBA TV Tips Off MLK Day Coverage with Orlando vs. Atlanta at 5 p.m.

Turner Sports to Produce its Largest-Ever CES Showcase Thursday, January 7, Live from Las Vegas

Turner & WME | IMG Set to Make eSports Debut with Live On-Site Championship Round Coverage Featuring Valve’s Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

First-Ever Sports Business Forum at CES, Presented by Turner Sports in Partnership with NextVR, to Include Panel with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver & Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr.

TNT’s Sports Emmy Award-Winning Inside the NBA to be Televised Live from CES



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NBA TV’s Critically Acclaimed Open Court Looks Ahead to 2014-15 With “Season Preview” Episode Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m. ET

Charles Barkley on the Detroit Pistons making the most of their talent

The84Draft Trailer #2

NBA TV Originals THE84DRAFT" to Premiere during The Finals on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. ET


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Turner Sports’ Craig Barry Promoted to Executive Vice President of Production & Chief Content Officer

Turner Sports has elevated Craig Barry to executive vice president of production and chief content officer, it was announced today by Lenny Daniels, president of the division.  In an expanded role, Barry will add oversight of all Turner Sports business interests surrounding the recently announced eSports league, created in partnership with WME | IMG. 

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and WME | IMG Form Strategic Partnership to Create Groundbreaking eSports League  

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and WME | IMG have formed a new strategic partnership to create an eSports competitive gaming league.  Through the venture, Turner and WME | IMG will deliver competitive gaming events for all platforms including premium live fan experiences, televised coverage airing exclusively on TBS and extensive, high quality live digital event coverage and content extensions

Turner Broadcasting and the National Basketball Association Reach Nine-Year Media Rights Extension

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., and the National Basketball Association (NBA) have reached a new nine-year media rights agreement that will include the addition of 12 live regular season games airing on TNT each year and expanded digital media rights and sales opportunities,

Turner Sports Announces Promotions for Senior Executives Matt Hong and Albert “Scooter” Vertino

Turner Sports has promoted senior executives Matt Hong and Albert “Scooter” Vertino to expanded leadership roles within the division.  Hong has been elevated to executive vice president and general manager of Turner Sports, and Vertino has been named senior vice president of programming, Turner Sports, and general manager of NBA Digital.

Lenny Daniels Elevated to President, Turner Sports

Lenny Daniels has been named president of Turner Sports. In his newly expanded role, which is effective immediately, Daniels oversees all aspects of Turner Sports’ day-to-day management including production, programming, scheduling, league relations, business development, ad sales, marketing, digital, talent, events and operations.

NBA TV Originals’ “THE84DRAFT" to Premiere during The Finals on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. ET

NBA TV Originals’ “THE84DRAFT" to Premiere during The Finals on Monday, June 9, at 9 p.m. ET

Turner Sports and CBS Sports studio team for the Final Four and National Championship

Ernie Johnson hosted studio coverage from the Final Four and National Championship with analysts Charles Barkley, Clark Kellogg and Kenny Smith – joined by Greg Gumbel and analysts Reggie Miller, Seth Davis and Grant Hill.