Dish taps Schlichting to lead programming; Showtime Anytime now enabled for Apple TV

More cable industry news from across the Web:

> Dish Network announced that senior VP of media sales Warren Schlichting will assume leadership fo the company's programming group, effective Oct. 1. He will succeed Steve Swain, who is taking over as Chief Financial Officer. Press release

> Tribune Media has named former M-Go executive John Batter CEO of metadata service Gracenote. Press release

> Scripps Networks Interactive has signed a multi-year renewal agreement with Clearleap for multiscreen video services. Story

> Showtime has extended its Showtime Anytime multiscreen app to Apple TV. Story

> Albis Technologies has introduced SceneGate 8073, an entry-level OTT and IPTV set-top box capable of delivering 1080p HD resolution. Press release

> Network technology company Gainspeed and immersive display device maker Avegant shared top honors at CableLabs' "Innovation Showcase" competition earlier this month. Story

And finally...  Despite a recent slowdown, the U.S. advertising economy is set to grow at its fastest pace in a decade this year. Story