It doesn’t take a (teen) medium to see that Cunniff is a big reason for E!’s success. She’s celebrating her one-year anniversary in her new role, where she serves as the network’s senior exec overseeing linear and cross-platform scheduling, long-term strategic planning, and program acquisitions. Under her guidance, the network has only become more popular with ongoing series such as “Botched,” “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry,” and “WAGS,” as well as the phenomenon “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and its spin-offs. She’s seen a more diverse presence in different aspects of cable, but Cunniff feels that “minorities are underrepresented within the creative areas of the business.”

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FCC Seeks Comment on NAB NextGen Petition

The FCC Media Bureau is seeking comment on NAB’s petition regarding the treatment of multicast streams under the NexGen TV local simulcasting rules.

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