TITLE

TBS Finds a Buyer for WCW

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Multichannel News;01/15/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on United States-based Turner Broadcasting System Inc.'s (TBS) sale of World Championship Wrestling to a venture headed by Brian Bedol. Plans of buyers to return the company to prominence despite dominance of rival World Wrestling Federation Entertainment Inc.; Terms of agreement.
ACCESSION #
3999184

 

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