Warner Bros. Discovery’s Kathleen Finch Joins TV Real Festival


Kathleen Finch, chairman and CEO for U.S. networks at Warner Bros. Discovery, is lined up for a keynote at the TV Real Festival, taking place from June 18 to 20. You can sign up for your free registration here.

Finch assumed the role of chairman and CEO for U.S. networks at Warner Bros. Discovery in April 2022. Her group of more than 20 networks, including Discovery, HGTV, Food Network, TLC, TNT, TBS, OWN, Investigation Discovery, Cartoon Network/Adult Swim and TCM, produces more than 3,000 hours of lifestyle and entertainment programming each year. Finch also leads the Digital Lifestyle Studios Group, which is responsible for producing hundreds of video and social assets.

Finch joins the previously announced roster: documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter, classicist Mary Beard, Snowman Productions’ Michael von Würden, BossaNova’s Paul Heaney, Off the Fence’s Bo Stehmeier, Fremantle’s Vasha Wallace, BBC Studios’ André Renaud, Banijay’s James Townley, All3Media International’s Nick Smith, Albatross World Sales’ Anne Olzmann, ZDF Studios’ Nikolas Hülbusch, Autentic’s Dr. Patrick Hörl, Blue Ant Media’s Jamie Schouela and Cineflix Rights’ Mike Gould. Look out for more announcements soon.

A three-day must-attend virtual event taking place a week prior to Sunny Side of the Doc and NATPE Budapest, the inaugural edition of the TV Real Festival will feature keynotes and panels with leading executives and creatives discussing the world of unscripted, from lifestyle, factual entertainment and docs to non-scripted entertainment and game-show formats. It will be streamed live and available on-demand on TVRealFestival.com.

Unlike other events requiring hefty registration fees, attendance to the TV Real Festival is FREE. ONLY those registered will receive access to our Exclusive White Paper, featuring key intel from the event in a compact, easy-to-digest format. To register, please go here.

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