TNT AND TBS TO BEGIN OFFERING LIVE STREAMING 24/7 THIS SUMMER

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by Turner Entertainment Networks and received via e-mail.
The release was confirmed by the sender.) 
May 15, 2013 
TNT and TBS to Become First National Entertainment Networks
To Offer Live Streaming 24/7 
Live Stream of TBS and TNT Feeds to Start This Summer 
TBS and TNT are about to become the first national entertainment
networks in the industry to stream on-air content live across
multiple platforms 24/7, including through the networks’
websites and a pair of newly created Watch TNT and Watch TBS
apps. The announcement was made during TNT and TBS’s annual
Upfront presentation today in New York. Live streaming is the
latest phase in the rollout of TV Everywhere, the industry-wide
initiative that gives subscribers to cable, satellite and telco
video services access to more of their favorite shows across a
wide range of digital platforms. 
“Starting this summer, subscribers will be able to watch TBS and
TNT live - anytime, anywhere, on multiple devices,” Steve
Koonin, president of Turner Entertainment Networks, told the
Upfront audience. “Tablets and smartphones become television
sets, bringing new opportunities for us and for advertisers.” 
TNT and TBS will begin their live streaming just as both
networks are in the midst of the their summer programming, which
for TNT includes returning series Rizzoli & Isles, Falling
Skies, Major Crimes, Perception, Franklin & Bash and newcomers
King & Maxwell, The Hero, 72 Hours and Cold Justice. TBS’s
summer lineup includes the second season of the hit sitcom
Sullivan & Son and the new series Deon Cole’s Black Box, and
Deal With It. Also available through live streaming will be
TNT’s award-winning coverage of the NBA, including the regular
season, playoffs and All-Star Weekend; TBS’s regular-season and
playoff coverage of Major League Baseball; and both network’s
coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. 
The TNT and TBS live streams will be available through
http://www.tntdrama.com and http://www.tbs.com, as well as
through the networks’ newly created iPhone/iPad apps, with
additional platforms added by the end of the year. The free
Watch TNT and Watch TBS apps will be made available just prior
to the live-streaming launch. To watch the live streams, viewers
will be required to log in using their cable/satellite-provider
account information. 
Complete details about TNT and TBS’s live streaming plans,
including the launch date, will be announced in the coming
weeks. 
About TNT 
TNT is television’s destination for drama. Seen in 99 million
households and ranking among cable’s top networks, TNT is home
to such original drama series as Rizzoli & Isles, Falling Skies,
Dallas, Major Crimes, Perception and Franklin & Bash, as well as
the upcoming King & Maxwell, Legends and The Last Ship. The
network also features dramatic unscripted originals like the
upcoming 72 Hours, The Hero and Cold Justice. In addition, TNT
is the cable home to popular dramas like Castle, The Mentalist,
Bones and Supernatural; primetime specials, such as the Screen
Actors Guild Awards®; blockbuster movies; and championship
sports coverage, including NASCAR, the NBA and the NCAA Division
I Men’s Basketball Championship. 
TNT is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner
company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news;
entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media
environments on television and other platforms for consumers
around the world. 
Connect with TNT 
Website: http://www.tntdrama.com
Pressroom: http://www.tntnewsroom.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TNTWeKnowDrama
Twitter: http://twitter.com/TNTweknowdrama |
http://twitter.com/TNTPR
Mobile: http://www.tntdrama.com/mobile
TNT app available for iOS and Android platforms. 
About TBS 
TBS is basic cable’s reigning champion among young adults in
primetime. Available in 100 million households, TBS features
original primetime comedy series like Cougar Town, Men at Work,
Sullivan & Son, King of the Nerds and Who Gets the Last Laugh?,
as well as the upcoming Ground Floor, The CeeLo Life (working
title), Deon Cole’s Black Box, Deal With It and Trust Me, I’m a
Game Show Host. In late night, TBS is home to the Emmy®-winning
series CONAN, starring Conan O’Brien, which will be followed by
a new series starring Pete Holmes this fall. TBS also features
an outstanding slate of contemporary comedies, such as The Big
Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and
championship sports. In addition, TBS produces special live
comedy events, like the star-studded comedy festival held each
year in Chicago. 
TBS is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner
company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news;
entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media
environments on television and other platforms for consumers
around the world. 
Connect with TBS 
Website: http://www.tbs.com
Pressroom: http://tbsnewsroom.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TBSveryfunny
Twitter: http://twitter.com/TBSveryfunny |
http://twitter.com/TBSPR
Mobile: http://www.tbs.com/mobile
TBS app available for iOS and Android platforms. 
Publicity Contact 
Turner Entertainment Networks
Karen Cassell
404/885-4238
karen.cassell@turner.com 
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Sal Petruzzi
212/275-6897
sal.petruzzi@turner.com 
(sgp) NY 
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