Sundance Channel

Known by her colleagues as an innovator, activist and mentor, Barnett has a track record both for developing strong brands and fostering upcoming industry leaders. And the proof lies in the successful and dramatic repositioning of Sundance Channel during the past 12 months. Though Barnett is beaming over the success of scripted “Carlos” and nonscripted hit franchise “Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys,” she cites staying at the forefront of the indie movement as her greatest challenge. “There aren’t enough hours in the day to stay on top of every trend and new idea in our culture,” she says.

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Media Industry Not Backing Down from Pride Celebrations

For years, programmers and MVPDs have welcomed June with a slew of Pride Month-themed programming and initiatives, and that doesn’t seem to be changing despite recent backlashes against Target , Bud Light and others.

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