Phil is senior vice president of programming and scheduling for TNT and TBS. In this capacity, he is responsible for overseeing all programming, scheduling and acquisition selection strategies for the two networks.
Oppenheim previously served as vice president of programming for TNT and TBS, where he has been extensively involved in various aspects of programming, from strategy to acquisition selection to scheduling. His duties have also included new media/Internet development for the networks.
Prior to that, he was vice president of programming for TNT, working his way up from the positions of program executive and program coordinator, as well as editor of the TNT program guide. He was also instrumental in helping launch TCM, as well as the European versions of TNT.
Oppenheim came to the company in 1989 from Emory University and Georgia State University, where he served as an instructor of literature and film studies.
TBS and TNT are networks within Time Warner’s Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., which creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.