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Slot Machines: Masters of Scheduling. Online registration open until January 24th

The process of scheduling programming is an art form unto itself, and one that is perhaps shrouded in mystery for content creators and producers. What goes into the decisions behind ...
January 22, 2014

The process of scheduling programming is an art form unto itself, and one that is perhaps shrouded in mystery for content creators and producers. What goes into the decisions behind slotting shows? What strategies work for which networks? And what does it take to survive and thrive in a “death slot”? This session, featuring scheduling vets from cable and broadcast, will uncover the mysteries behind the methodology.


Abby Greensfelder
Owner and Executive Produce
Half Yard Productions

MODERATOR


David Brewer

VP, Program Strategy and Acquisitions

44 Blue Productions


Brad Dancer

SVP, Programming, Planning and Research

National Geographic Channels


Christian Drobnyk

SVP, Scheduling and Acquisitions
Lifetime Networks


Scott Lewers

SVP, Programming
Discovery Channel

Click here to register online or contact Joel Pinto at 416-408-2300 x650.

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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