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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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About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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