TITLE

Promise preps family fare

AUTHOR(S)
Guider, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Daily Variety;7/13/2006, Vol. 292 Issue 7, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the contract signed between DIC Entertainment Corp. and Thomopoulos Productions, in the U.S. to launch items for children and families under the brand Promise Media. The new brand was revealed by Tony Thomopoulos, the company's prexy and by Andy Heyward, chairman-CEO of DIC Entertainment Corp.
ACCESSION #
21622610

 

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