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57. TRANSFORMATIONAL TRIO
Years in Cable:
4 1/2 (plus 10 years in
broadcast)
Education: Bachelor's,
Cornell University
Chris Linn
Title: President & Head of
Programming, truTV
Years in Cable: 25
Education: BFA, Theatre, University of Florida
Best Advice in 7 Words or Less: Choose your
boss not your job.
Christina Miller
Title: President &
GM, Cartoon
Network,
Adult Swim &
Boomerang
Years in Cable:
9 1/2
Education: BSA,
Marketing, College
of Staten Island
Best Advice in 7
Words or Less:
1) Take calculated risks and have fun. 2) Spend
more time listening. 3) Choose people who are
smart and kind.
Kevin Reilly
Title: President, TBS & TNT; Chief Creative Officer,
Turner Entertainment (pictured, top right, far left)
Turner underwent some
hefty corporate shifting
during the past year,
and with some time
now under their belt
these three executives
are out to prove
that the changes were
for the better. Reilly came on board, bringing
with him to TBS and TNT a track record for
innovation he honed during his days at Fox. In
her new position, Miller, who previously was on
the Turner Sports side, successfully relaunched
Boomerang as an ad-supported network. And
Linn's rebrand of truTV as " Way More Fun " led
to a 47 percent growth in primetime viewers
age 18-49. Together, this trio is refreshing key
Turner networks that collectively reach audiences
of every age.
Linn
I watch most programming on this device:
Samsung Smart TV, but tipping more and more
towards the iPad.
The day we get multiplatform measurement
is the day I... finally get a good night's sleep.
If I could interrupt Kanye West just once,
I would tell him... relax and stop taking
things so seriously. Watch some " Impractical
Jokers. " You need a good belly laugh.
The technology that will most benefit
cable over the next year is... next-generation
cable boxes and voice remotes like Comcast's
X1, which makes finding content easier and
more intuitive across multiple platforms.
Favorite Vacation Spot: Provincetown, MA.
Simply the most relaxing, peaceful place to visit
that never disappoints.
Favorite TV show as a kid:
" The Six Million Dollar Man. "
I REALLY wanted to be bionic.
The last time I had a good laugh was... this
morning. I am fortunate to be surrounded by an
incredibly smart and funny team that keeps me
laughing every day.
My favorite business/motivational book:
Right now, I'm loving Top of the Rock by Warren
Littlefield. It is inspiring during a time of such
dynamic change in our industry.
Miller
Favorite screen: All of them, but I always
gravitate to the best one available at the time.
Twitter, Instagram or Snapchat? Instagram
Who's on tap for the next big comeback?
Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup-better
known as " The Powerpuff Girls, " of course!
The last time I had a good laugh was...
today! You have to find humor every day. ■
58. E-xtraordinary
Adam Stotsky
Title: President, Esquire Network; GM, E! Entertainment
Years in Cable: 16
Education: BA, West Virginia University
If you have a network that starts with the letter " E " and seeks out what's hot, cool or somewhere in
between, look no further than Stotsky. Last year, the guy who had been skillfully heading up the rebrand
of Style to Esquire Network-with a shift from a female to male demo to boot-expanded his role
within NBCUniversal to also become GM at E! Entertainment where he launched scripted series " The
Royals " -already picked up for a second season. And he's also tasked with turning Internet sensation
Grace Helbig into a megastar as she rolls out her show on E! this year. We're not sure how many NBCU
nets will eventually fall under Stotsky's watch, but we're sure whatever he takes on will benefit from his
savvy mind. ■
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