David Levy & Kevin Reilly On Their Long Courtship, TNT’s “Edgier” Evolution & Hiring No.2 Programming Executive

November 5, 2014 12:52 AM

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Following the official appointment of former Fox chairman Kevin Reilly as president of TNT and TBS and Chief Creative Officer, Turner Entertainment, Reilly and his new boss, Turner Broadcasting president David Levy addressed the future of the two networks and the winding path the negotiations between the two took over the past six months.

Reilly’s role as president of TNT and TBS combines the responsibilities of former Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin and TNT and TBS programming president Michael Wright. But Reilly’s new post “is bigger than Steve and Michael’s jobs,” Levy said. “Yes, it’s melding those two jobs t...

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