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Archive for June, 2010

Conan, Advertising Dollars, and Broadcast vs Cable: This Year’s State of the Industry

The 2010 State of the Industry luncheon took place June 23rd at the Beverly Hilton and opened with HRTS President Kevin Beggs noting that the television industry has changed significantly since the last SOTI luncheon in 2007. The goal being to take a close look at the overall health of the business from various viewpoints, […]

Winner of the My Friend’s Place Raffle

HRTS congratulates Stephen Graham, winner of an iPad from the My Friend’s Place raffle at this year’s State of the Industry luncheon. The iPad was generously donated by Global Exec Aviation. My Friend’s Place is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing services to homeless youth in Hollywood. This year, HRTS introduced the Charitable Giving Progam, […]

HRTS Member Profile: Joe Earley

Joe Earley is President of Marketing and Communications at Fox. I recently had a chance to interview Joe to discuss Glee, tweet-peats and video production in Korea.

HRTS Member Profile: Stephan Shelanski

Stephan Shelanski is Executive Vice President of Programming at Starz Entertainment. I recently had a chance to interview Stephan to discuss programming, branding and Netflix.

State of the Industry video online now

Miss The State of the Industry luncheon? As an HRTS member, you have full access to the Online Video Central. Here you can view on-demand, full length replays of past luncheons, as well as live-streams of future luncheons. Catch the last event or watch others featuring luminaries like Bill Clinton, Les Moonves and Bob Iger. To log in you will need your […]

JHRTS News & Announcements – June

As HRTS members begin setting pitches and restart development for a new year, JHRTS recently renewed itself as well with our annual leadership elections. Building off the successes of last year, the new board and co-Presidents aim to continue the growth and development of our organization and programming. With the returning experience of second year […]

New Corporate Member EPIX

EPIX is the multi-screen, multi-platform entertainment network brought to you by Paramount Pictures, MGM Studios and Lionsgate, delivering first run movies, original series and music and comedy event specials across all video platforms – Linear, On Demand and Online – all in HD and SD. Studio partners provide additional access and rights to redefine the […]

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Since 1947 the HRTS has been the entertainment industry's premier information and networking forum. HRTS events are the only place where leading executives from across the industry gather under one roof, multiple times a year to discuss issues relevant to the ongoing success of our business. HRTS Members and our industry partners represent the best and the brightest in town. Is your company ready to join the ranks of HRTS? There are many ways for individuals and companies to get more involved. To find out how, call (818) 789-1182 or email

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