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  1. ABC News Boss Says Donald Trump Has "Reinvigorated Journalism"

    4:32 pm 6/13/2017

    "It feels like a new golden age," declared James Goldston, even as the president makes infamous comments about fake news and the media being "the enemy of the people." Read more

  2. A+E International Boss Sean Cohan Touts "Strong Brands" in Pay TV Bundles

    2:29 pm 6/13/2017

    He told the Banff World Media Festival that cord-cutting can be fought with TV content that breaks through the clutter. Read more

  3. The Onion CEO Talks About Creating Satire in the Trump Era

    2:39 pm 6/12/2017

    Mike McAvoy told the Banff festival it's a challenge "to treat someone who is naturally hyperbolic in a hyperbolic way." Read more

  4. ABC's 'Grey's Anatomy,' 'American Crime' Win Big at Banff Rockie Awards

    2:00 pm 6/12/2017

    HBO's 'The Night Of' won for best miniseries in a competition where U.S. TV shows compete head-to-head with international fare. Read more

  5. Welcome to Banff, The TV Festival Where the Elevator Pitch Becomes the "Gondola Pitch"

    8:00 am 6/9/2017

    The 38th World Media Festival, where 'Black-ish's' Anthony Anderson and ABC exec Channing Dungey will appear, gears up to embrace the digital age as well as the future of TV. Read more

  6. Jay Roach on Donald Trump: "The Spell Will Be Broken in Time"

    5:44 pm 6/14/2016

    "People are going to wake up in time," the 'All the Way' director said at Banff. Read more

  7. 'Girls' Boss Jenni Konner Asks Hollywood to Hire More Female Directors

    11:11 am 6/14/2016

    The 'Girls' co-showrunner pointed to statistics indicating that only two to five percent of Hollywood studio movies are helmed by women.Read more

  8. TNT, TBS Partnering With Storytelling Platform Wattpad for TV Content

    8:59 am 6/13/2016

    The Turner networks are tapping into the Canadian-based online publishing platform to adapt stories, starting with M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming 'Tales from the Crypt' block. Read more

  9. Banff: James Cameron Boards 'Search for Atlantis' Doc

    7:21 am 6/13/2016

    National Geographic Channel and Discovery Canada are reteaming for the expedition documentary about the Atlantis myth. Read more

  10. New HBO Programming Boss Casey Bloys to Hold Master Class in Banff (Exclusive)

    5:00 am 5/26/2016

    Bloys' post-HBO shake-up trek to the Canadian Rockies will see the comedy wiz join series producer Jenni Konner to talk about 'Girls.'Read more

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