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Archive for October, 2010

Kevin Beggs to moderate Network Chiefs luncheon

Kevin Beggs, current HRTS President and President of Lionsgate Television Group will moderate the upcoming HRTS Broadcast Network Chiefs panel on October 26th at the Beverly Hilton.  This marks a return to a long-standing tradition of HRTS Presidents moderating this tentpole event for the organization.  The highly anticipated event is near sellout, but limited seating […]

HRTS Member Profile: Rick Haskins

Rick Haskins is Executive Vice President, Marketing and Brand Strategy, The CW. I recently had a chance to interview Rick to discuss Twitter, Gossip Girl, and the enduring appeal of vampires.

New HRTS Corporate Member: Netflix

With more than 15 million members, Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) is the world’s largest subscription service streaming movies and TV episodes over the Internet and sending DVDs by mail. For $8.99 a month, Netflix members in the United States can instantly watch unlimited TV episodes and movies streamed to their TVs and computers and can […]

What is the Hollywood Radio & Television Society?

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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