Warner Bros. Ups Marketing Mavens

Warner Bros. Domestic Cable Distribution has promoted two marketing executives.

Linda Abrams, who has been VP, marketing, has been named senior VP, while Maury Leitner, director of marketing, has been named VP.

Abrams has led the marketing launches for cable debuts as Gilmore Girls and Smallville (ABC Family), Dallas (SoapNet), Blue Collar TV on Comedy Central and Dukes of Hazard on CMT.

John Eggerton

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.