[permalink] [id link]
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. merged with Time Warner, Inc. on October 10, 1996, with Turner as vice chairman and head of Time Warner and Turner's cable networks division.
Some Related Sentences
Turner and Broadcasting
If that business is a subsidiary which has considerably more independence then the title might be known as Chairman and CEO ( for example, Philip I. Kent of Turner Broadcasting System in Time Warner ).
Cable TV companies, like John Malone's Tele-Communications Inc., were also favorite clients, as were Ted Turner's maverick Turner Broadcasting, cellphone pioneer Craig McCaw, and casino entrepreneur Steve Wynn.
In 1978, Turner struck a deal with a student-operated radio station at MIT, Technology Broadcasting System to obtain the rights to the WTBS call sign for $ 50, 000.
This allowed Turner to strengthen the branding of his " Super-Station " using the acronym TBS ; Turner Communications Group was renamed Turner Broadcasting System and WTCG was renamed as WTBS.
In 1993, Turner and Russian journalist Eduard Sagalajev founded The Moscow Independent Broadcasting Corporation.
Five years later, Turner Broadcasting System, having failed to buy MGM, settled for ownership of the MGM / UA library.
In 1991, Turner Broadcasting System bought animation studio Hanna-Barbera Productions, and much of the back catalog of both Hanna-Barbera and Ruby-Spears Productions from Great American Broadcasting, and three years later, Turner bought New Line Cinema and Castle Rock Entertainment.
In 1996, Time Warner bought Turner Broadcasting System, and as a result, the pre-1950 sound films and the pre-August 1948 cartoon library ( excluding the B & W Looney Tunes & Merrie Melodies which WB bought back as it merged with Seven Arts but including the Harman-Ising Merrie Melodies, save Lady, Play Your Mandolin!
A subsidiary of the Turner Broadcasting System ( an arm of the Time Warner media conglomerate ), Cartoon Network Studios focuses on producing and developing animated programs for Cartoon Network.
In 1996, Turner's company, Turner Broadcasting System ( whose Turner Entertainment division oversaw the film library ), was purchased by Time Warner who also owned Warner Bros .. Today, Warner Home Video holds the video rights to the entire Looney Tunes / Merrie Melodies animated output by virtue of Time Warner's ownership of Turner Entertainment — this is why their Looney Tunes Golden Collection DVD box sets include cartoons from both the pre-8 / 48 Turner-owned and post-7 / 48 Warner Bros. owned periods.
Starting in 1960, the cartoons were repackaged into several different TV programs that remained popular for several decades before being purchased by Turner Broadcasting Systems.
CNN is owned by parent company Time Warner, and the U. S. news channel is a division of the Turner Broadcasting System.
The channel's success made a bona-fide mogul of founder Ted Turner and set the stage for the Time Warner conglomerate's eventual acquisition of Turner Broadcasting.
This television channel, that launched on April 18, 1998, was aimed at children ages 6 – 12 ; the network's main competition were Turner Broadcasting / Time Warner's Cartoon Network and Boomerang, and Viacom / MTV Networks ' Nicktoons.
Turner and System
Turner Network Television ( TNT ) is an American cable television channel created by media mogul Ted Turner and currently owned by the Turner Broadcasting System division of Time Warner that airs a variety of shows, with a focus on dramatic programming.
Great American wanted out of the entertainment business, and Hanna-Barbera was sold to the Turner Broadcasting System in 1991.
Turner and Inc
This is a list that Warner Bros. Entertainment owns primarily by Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. itself and by ownership through acquisition of companies such as Turner Entertainment Co., New Line Cinema, and Hanna-Barbera.
Bill Turner and Bill Blomgren of MicroComputerSystems Inc. worked with EVA-TONE and developed a successful process.
* Tom Turner, Sierra Club: 100 Years of Protecting Nature ( New York: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1991 ) ISBN 0-8109-3820-0
It was first marketed by Phillips, Scott & Turner, which was acquired by Frederick Stearns & Co, a subsidiary of Sterling Drug Inc.
The acquisition also includes all past Diamond Shamrock assets, including the former Sigmor Petroleum assets founded by Thomas E. Turner, founder of TETCO Inc. ( the Sigmor brand name was the initials of Sigfried Moore, Turner's former employer ) which merged with Shamrock Oil and Gas in 1960 forming Sigmor Shamrock-which was merged into Diamond Shamrock in 1982.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. ( often abbreviated TBS Networks, TBS, Inc. or simply Turner ) is the Time Warner subsidiary managing the collection of cable networks and properties initiated or acquired by Robert Edward " Ted " Turner starting during the 1970s.
During 1979, the company changed its name to Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. ( TBS, Inc .) and the call letters of its main entertainment channel to WTBS, now TBS.
The series was produced in conjunction with the Australian Broadcasting Service and Turner Broadcasting System Inc.
Turner Entertainment Company, Inc. ( commonly known as Turner Entertainment Co .) is an American media company founded by Ted Turner.
Turner and .
`` The established pattern of relative calm in the field of race relations has continued in all areas '', reported this group headed by Harold Colee of Jacksonville and including two South Floridians, William D. Singer and John B. Turner of Miami.
The American Republicans and the Republicans both nominated Lieutenant-Governor Turner for governor.
The first over-the-counter trade Wednesday afternoon at Eppler, Guerin & Turner, the managing underwriter, was at $17 a share.
They graduated together from Atlanta's Turner High School, where Valedictorian Holmes was first in the class and Charlayne third.
Late in the 18th century the first wave of Romantics such as Goethe and Turner came to admire the scenery ; Wordsworth visited the area in 1790, writing of his experiences in The Prelude.
Among many roles in his career, Arau has played " Captain Herrera ", a lieutenant of Federal general " Mapache ", in Sam Peckinpah's 1969 western, The Wild Bunch, chief bandit " El Guapo " in Three Amigos ( USA, 1986 ), a comedy with Martin Short, Steve Martin, and Chevy Chase, and the smuggler " Juan " in Romancing the Stone which starred Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner.
Following the 1831 Nat Turner slave rebellion, a state convention was called to pass a new constitution, including provisions to disfranchise free people of color.
( C ) 1983 Acorn Computers Ltd. Thanks are due to the following contributors to the development of the Electron ( among others too numerous to mention ):- Bob Austin, Astec, Harry Barman, Paul Bond, Allen Boothroyd, Ben Bridgewater, Cambridge, John Cox, Chris Curry, 6502 designers, Jeremy Dion, Tim Dobson, Joe Dunn, Ferranti, Steve Furber, David Gale, Andrew Gordon, Martyn Gilbert, Lawrence Hardwick, Hermann Hauser, John Herbert, Hitachi, Andy Hopper, Paul Jephcot, Brian Jones, Chris Jordan, Computer Laboratory, Tony Mann, Peter Miller, Trevor Morris, Steve Parsons, Robin Pain, Glyn Phillips, Brian Robertson, Peter Robinson, David Seal, Kim Spence-Jones, Graham Tebby, Jon Thackray, Topexpress, Chris Turner, Hugo Tyson, John Umney, Alex van Someren, Geoff Vincent, Adrian Warner, Robin Williamson, Roger Wilson.
" Yokum " was a combination of yokel and hokum, although Capp established a deeper meaning for the name during a series of visits around 1965 – 1970 with comics historians George E. Turner and Michael H. Price.
The gut was then cut and stretched and fastened to stakes to dry and then made into waterproof parkas, bags, and other receptacles ( Turner Ch.
They caught Puffins, Lunda Cirrhata, Fratercula Corniculata, Guillemots, and Cephus & Murres ( Lucienm M. Turner pg.