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How an Ex-Turner Chief Reinvented His Career in the NBA

Former Turner Entertainment president Steve Koonin (who helped bring Conan and Tyler Perry to TBS), now CEO of the Atlanta Hawks, translated his skills from running a? network to managing a basketball team: "I've been able to outlive my wildest dreams."

Turner Entertainment Chief Steve Koonin Exits to Become CEO of Atlanta Hawks

In his new role, Koonin will oversee all business, financial and strategic operations of the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena.

TV Upfronts: TNT, TBS Chiefs Peddle Popcorn Shows and Comedian Pete Holmes

"Our vision is not to be a TV network," Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin explained, adding: "Our goal is to be a multi-stream video company."

Cable Execs Won’t Duplicate ‘House of Cards’ Model, Still Want Water-Cooler TV

Speaking at the HRTS luncheon, A+E Networks' Nancy Dubuc, HBO's Michael Lombardo and Turner's Steve Koonin praise the bravery of Netflix but say their brands are committed to destination viewing such as "Game of Thrones" and "Hatfields & McCoys."

Top Turner Execs on ‘Conan’ Ratings, Passing on Charlie Sheen and Canceling ‘Men of a Certain Age’

3,000 miles -- and sometimes clashing opinions -- separate the Atlanta-based president and L.A.-based president of programming.