Blog Category : Tech & Innovation

Our new diversity Microsite

Diversity and inclusion at Turner are not just shared values or ideals – they’re essential to how we work, create and perform as a business. To engage with diverse fans throughout the world, we must become an authentic reflection of who they are, with a culture where different backgrounds and experience are sought after to fuel breakthrough ideas on and off the screen.

"The single largest technology transformation since our inception"

Turner owns and operates some of the most successful and recognizable brands on the planet. But as disruption continues in the industry, and the “race to the center” becomes the ultimate goal, a lot has to happen. That is why the next year and a half will bring tremendous change within Turner. In fact, Turner Chief Technology Officer, Jeremy Legg, calls it, “the single largest technology transformation since our inception.” Broadcast technologies have traditionally required a mix of software and hardware—a massive amount of hardware. Turner is converting much of its infrastructure to a more modern, flexible, software-based solution, as well as centralizing its entire technological operations – from app development, to streaming, to IT infrastructure. Recently, we sat with Jeremy to learn more about the transition, his team and what it takes to make this transition a reality.

Bringing Live Streaming to Life for March Madness

This is the seventh year Turner Sports and CBS have partnered to bring fans live coverage of all 67 games from the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. More people watched “March Madness” this year than ever before averaging 10.827 million viewers and a record 98 million live streams.

BOOMERANG GOES OVER-THE-TOP

Turner and Warner Bros. – Time Warner companies - announced a new standalone domestic premium video subscription service, Boomerang , that for the first time will offer a massive animation library of over 5,000 titles on a streaming platform. It will provide audiences instant and exclusive access to both brand-new original series and enduring franchises like Scooby Doo, Tom & Jerry, Bugs Bunny, The Jetsons and The Flintstones among many others.

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