As Showtime continues to roll out on new platforms and in new international territories, Spade and her teams have led the way for financial planning. And the upcoming year shows no signs of slowing down in the revenue department, with another Mayweather PPV fight, and continued domestic and international distribution of the network on the horizon. Spade also leads the network’s information technology division. “We are in a mostly a la carte world now and I am intrigued to see how broadband bundles take shape and how consumer market input will influence future product offerings,” she says.
Who is your favorite current female TV character and why?
Tea Leoni as “Madame Secretary.” She is fierce, decisive, fun and a great Mom and wife all at the same time, which means she accomplishes the impossible and makes it look easy! TV at its best as an escape!
What industry topic do you think will dominate industry headlines in 2018 and why?
The continued evolution of broadband video product offerings. We are in a mostly a la carte world now and I am intrigued to see how broadband bundles take shape and how consumer market input will influence future product offerings.
Best advice for relieving stress?
Accept it and get comfortable with it as a normal part of the day…then, prioritize and include one easy thing in your priority list! If you can completely get one or two things off your to do list, it gives a sense of relief and accomplishment.