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BUSINESS
April 20, 1993 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Liberty Media Corp., seeking to quell investor fears over a widening government investigation into alleged financial misdeeds at Home Shopping Network, on Monday unveiled a revised $105-million bid to boost its stake to 40% in the cable TV channel. The move comes nine days after Liberty withdrew a $640-million bid to acquire full ownership of the Clearwater, Fla.-based cable TV channel, after reports surfaced about alleged financial misdeeds by some of the company's executives.
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BUSINESS
November 11, 1997 | Associated Press
Home Shopping Network Inc. and Univision Communications Inc. are teaming up to form the Spanish Shopping Network, a television retailer targeting the Latino market. The network is scheduled to premiere early next year. Los Angeles-based Univision is the largest Spanish-language network in the U.S.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 29, 1994 | ROBERT STRAUSS, Robert Strauss is the television critic for the Asbury Park Press in New Jersey. and
Troy Enders sits at his workstation in his white lab coat concentrating on his mission. As supervisor of hard goods in the Quality Assurance Laboratory, he is an important first line of defense against improprieties, impurities and other pitfalls for his employer, the QVC Network. On Enders' desk is a pewter figurine of Tweety Bird. It is about half a foot high and is clad in prospector garb, his binoculars quite outsized.
BUSINESS
February 28, 1992 | CARLA LAZZARESCHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Raising the possibility that two large shop-at-home TV networks may be one too many in today's troubled retail climate, Home Shopping Network said Thursday that it is holding "exploratory" talks regarding a possible business combination with archrival QVC Network. Although neither company would elaborate on the announcement, analysts said rumors of a merger have been flying in recent days. The two networks dominate the $2-billion-a-year televised shop-at-home market.
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