VP/Head U.S. Corporate Counsel
Discovery Communications

Seam negotiates complex transactions for Discovery’s U.S. networks and guides executives on strategic and legal policy for a plethora of the company’s businesses. He also oversees contracts in ad sales, digital media, commerce and licensing, among others. Sumeet thinks diversity is increasingly important in cable as minorities grow closer to becoming the majority in the U.S. “Our industry has to invite and acknowledge varied experiences and perspectives more than ever in order for our programming to stay current, relevant and compelling to our viewers.”

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Frontier Drops El Rey

El Rey is no longer available on Frontier TV , with the two unable to agree to terms for a new contract. Their most recent agreement expired Nov 30. “Frontier worked hard to negotiate a fair deal. We offer a

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