Movies & the ‘Maverick’: Ted Turner to be honored at TCM Film Fest
TCM to pay tribute to its founder Ted Turner on opening night of the 10th annual TCM Classic Film Festival.
Atlanta Drive Dedicated to Ted Turner
(Above: Ted Turner, center, and friends celebrate the naming of Ted Turner Drive in Atlanta.)
Thirty-five years ago Ted Turner created the first 24-hour news channel in CNN. And just last week Mayor Kasim Reed and hundreds of others came together to celebrate the media mogul and his contributions to the city of Atlanta and the world of news.
A Sneak Peek of "Ted Turner: The Maverick Man"
This Sunday, you can get an inside look at the man who founded the first "Super Station," which quickly evolved into a global media company. In Ted Turner: The Maverick Man, CNN anchor Wolf Blitzer talks with Ted Turner about his trailblazing career, humanitarian and cable television legacies, and his successes and failures – both personal and in business.