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Turner Broadcasting System

Time drawn to India's more open market

Time Warner chairman and chief executive Richard Parsons yesterday singled out India as a more attractive market for media investments than China, citing its more transparent regulatory environment.

Friday, 14 October, 2005, 12:00am

Winners change into cartoon characters

Five Asian children will get the chance to become cartoon 'stars' in a competition organised by TNT Cartoon Network.

These cartoons will be aired on Cable TV on January 1. The winners will effectively share the moment with Dexter, the Powerpuff Girls, Fred Flintstone, Scooby-Doo and other cartoon stars.

22 Sep 1999 - 12:00am

TNT expands

TNT & Cartoon Network has added 150,000 homes to its subscriber base in Australia after Austar and Turner International expanded its distribution agreement. The Hong Kong-based network now has more than 600,000 subscribers in the country.

30 Jul 1997 - 12:00am

CTN California launch

Chinese Television Network (CTN) has launched a cable channel in Southern California through a deal with Time Warner Communications.

The 24-hour channel had an initial subscriber base of 7,800 homes in the Los Angeles area.

18 Jun 1997 - 12:00am

Turner posts

Turner International has named Greg Creevey vice-president, network distribution and marketing for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, while Diane Schneiderjohn has been named to the same position overseeing North Asia and India.

Vanessa Tatham has been named marketing director.

19 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Turner post

Lynne Kraselsky, Turner International's Asia-Pacific vice-president of broadcasting sales, has been promoted to regional sales vice-president for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

10 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Turner moves to boost ad sales

TURNER Broadcasting Sales, the advertising arm of Turner Broadcasting Systems (TBS), will utilise integrated marketing to increase its advertising revenue in the region.

By tapping into Turner's vast resources, the company's advertising sales business can be used to the clients' advantage, according to Lynne Kraselsky, vice-president of Turner Sales (Asia-Pacific).

17 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Staff chosen

TURNER International expanded its Hong Kong management staff last week with the appointment of Ted McFarland as president of Turner International Asia Pacific and Diane Schneiderjohn as vice-president of marketing.

22 Mar 1995 - 12:00am

Chief of sales

ROBERT 'Bob' Ross has been named president of Turner International (TI), the overseas sales and distribution arm of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., (TBS).

Mr Ross will be responsible for all 11 TI sales offices that market CNN International, and the TNT and Cartoon networks worldwide.

14 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Turner move

LYNNE Kraselsky has been promoted to vice-president of advertising sales in Southeast Asia for Turner International.

In a complementary move, Marina Palmerio has been appointed as account executive to support the expanding sales operation.

26 Jan 1994 - 12:00am