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Future of Television - With Trailblazing Network Executives

What is the future of television? Some say cable news and entertainment channels are in the golden age and producing the best content in their history. But, how does Netflix, Amazon Prime, HBO, Hulu, Sling TV, Disney, Facebook, Apple, etc. affect the equation of shifting TV-viewing habits? Internet-based innovation has upended everything, and more change is coming.

Hear from the leading network chief trailblazers about television industry opportunities, challenges, and how the future news and entertainment content will impact you.

Join us for a very rare and special evening with groundbreaking network executives:

John Micklethwait, Editor-in-Chief, where he oversees editorial content across all Bloomberg platforms, including its news, newsletters, magazines, opinion, television, radio and digital properties, as well as its research services including Bloomberg Intelligence. Micklethwaite was Editor-in-Chief of The Economist where he led the newspaper into the digital age while expanding its readership and enhancing its reputation. He is an author of 14 books including The Fourth Revolution: The Global Race to Reinvent the State.

Brad Schwartz is President of Pop, a cable television network owned by CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS) and Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF). Pop has become one of the fastest growing networks in all of television, filled with premium content, award-winning talent and over 400 hours of original programming. Pop's programming shift to scripted entertainment and curation of cultural shows has helped the network achieve five consecutive years of growth among total viewers. Throughout his career, Mr. Schwartz has led the rebrand and/or launch of six cable networks and has served as a top executive for Fuse (MSG), CTV (Bell Media) and MTV (Viacom).

Chris Linn is President of truTV, has a long history of successfully developing shows that evolve beyond the television screen to become full-fledged phenomena. Linn has worked at Spike, Nickelodeon, MTV where he was responsible for Jersey Shore and other hit shows. Linn believes less is more, and at truTV, cut its prime-time ads almost in half. Under his direction, the network has also built its flagship original series into a fan-favorites, multi-platform juggernaut including a feature film to be released in 2019.

Early RSVPs are suggested here as the event will reach capacity.

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