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    The Big Four 

Allen Noble Sarnoff - The American Broadcasting Company

Nathaniel Sarnoff - The National Broadcasting Company

Tiffany Paley - CBS (Columbia Broadcasting System) Inc.

Named after CBS's nickname, "The Tiffany Network" and William S. Paley, the network's founder.

Todd Murdoch - Fox Broadcasting Company


    The Other Broadcast Nets 

Lyndon Ford - Public Broadcasting Service

Named for Lyndon Johnson, who signed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967 that created PBS.

Clarice Warner-Craft - The CW Television Network

Myles Murdoch - MyNetworkTV

Ami Paxson - ION Television

    The Former Broadcast Nets 

     The Cable Nets 
Note: Some characters have yet to be fully named.

William Joe Turner - Boomerang

Named after William "Bill" Hanna and Joseph "Joe" Barbera of Hanna-Barbera.

David Turner - CNN

Named after David Walker, one-half of CNN's first anchor team.

Isadore "Izzy" Turner - Cartoon Network

Named after Isadore "Friz" Freleng who directed "Rhapsody Rabbit", the first cartoon to air on CN.

Alice Disney - Disney Channel

Named after the Alice Comedies, one of Walt Disney's first productions.

Francis Hendricks - Discovery Channel

Named for Francis Preston Blair, who discovered the namesake of Silver Spring, Maryland, Discovery Communications home.

Margaret "Maggie" Hendricks - Hub Network

Catherine Murdoch - Fox News Channel

Named for Catherine Crier, who hosted one of FNC's first evening talk shows.

Jodi Sarnoff - MSNBC

Trevor Pittman - MTV

Named after Trevor Horn of the Buggles, whose song "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first music video played on MTV.

Jeff Pittman - Nickelodeon

Named for Jeffrey C. Weber, producer of Pinwheel, Mr. Wizard, and You Can't Do That on Television's 1981-1984 season and Robert W. Pittman, who led the team that created MTV Networks.

Nashville "Nash" Gaylord Jr. - Spike TV

Named for Nashville, Tennessee, part of the Spike's original name as The Nashville Network and Gaylord Entertainment, TNN's original owner.

Sunny Turner - Turner Broadcasting System/TBS

Scarlett Turner - Turner Classic Movies

Named for Scarlett O'Hara, the main lead of Gone with the Wind.

Savannah Turner - Turner Network Television

Named for Savannah, Georgia, the setting of Gone with the Wind.


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