TITLE

CBS, Turner nets share WB pix pack

AUTHOR(S)
Dempsey, John
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Daily Variety;02/08/2001, Vol. 270 Issue 49, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the deals for the broadcasting of motion pictures produced by Warner Brothers (WB) by television networks in the United States. Purchase of 'Miss Congeniality' through a shared-window package; Films selected by the Turner Broadcasting System and Turner Network Television from WB; Representative of the deal by WB executive Eric Frankel.
ACCESSION #
4142539

 

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