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May 21, 1986
The Jewish Television Network will launch a new community support group at a tea Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Greenacres Estate (formerly the Harold Lloyd estate) in Beverly Hills. The event will also honor JTN producer Diane Glazer. Steve Allen and Elliott Gould are among the celebrity guests scheduled to be on hand.
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November 18, 1996
Speaking for many people and organizations who are trashed by nameless, faceless staff writers and contributors, I am grateful the Los Angeles Times provides a forum for rebuttal. My letter responds to an item in your Nov. 11 In the Know column ("Sure, They're Aces, but Does Anyone Care?"). As executive director for the National Academy of Cable Programming, I can assure your writer-contributor that the academy is more than proud of the caliber of nominations, winners and ceremonies for the annual CableACE Awards.
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February 19, 1988 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
Responding to what it calls "the pain, confusion and distress" that the current turmoil in Israel's West Bank and Gaza Strip has generated among Jews in the Los Angeles area, the Jewish Television Network will air a call-in talk show with prominent Israelis Sunday at 8 p.m.
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September 16, 1990 | DAVID COLKER and NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jay Sanderson liked the idea of Jewish Television Network from the moment he heard about it. "The board members told me that they wanted programs to reach out through cable television to the Jewish and non-Jewish community with news, information, entertainment," said Sanderson, who was recruited by the JTN board last year to be executive director of the service. "I told them I thought it was a great idea. Really exciting. I told them, 'This should be.' " But it already was.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 18, 1996
Speaking for many people and organizations who are trashed by nameless, faceless staff writers and contributors, I am grateful the Los Angeles Times provides a forum for rebuttal. My letter responds to an item in your Nov. 11 In the Know column ("Sure, They're Aces, but Does Anyone Care?"). As executive director for the National Academy of Cable Programming, I can assure your writer-contributor that the academy is more than proud of the caliber of nominations, winners and ceremonies for the annual CableACE Awards.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 16, 1990 | DAVID COLKER and NORA ZAMICHOW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jay Sanderson liked the idea of Jewish Television Network from the moment he heard about it. "The board members told me that they wanted programs to reach out through cable television to the Jewish and non-Jewish community with news, information, entertainment," said Sanderson, who was recruited by the JTN board last year to be executive director of the service. "I told them I thought it was a great idea. Really exciting. I told them, 'This should be.' " But it already was.
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April 21, 1997
The Jewish Television Network, seen locally on some cable systems, will air a six-episode family series, "Alef . . . Bet . . . Blastoff!" The series uses puppet characters and human guest stars to teach about Jewish culture and history, beginning with Passover. The series will air Sundays and Tuesdays at 7 p.m. on Century Cable and TCI Cable, and on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6 p.m. on Continental Cable and 7 p.m. on Time-Warner Cable.
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September 11, 1988
Five other cable systems serve the Westside and San Fernando Valley. All but one have a public-access channel. American Cablesystems covers an area that includes Venice, Marina del Rey, Culver City, Palms, Rancho Park, Hancock Park and parts of Hollywood. Its nightly access service, on from 7 until about 11:30 p.m., generally begins with two hours of programming from one of the primary producers of public-access programming, Jewish Television Network.
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September 16, 1990 | DAVID COLKER
In addition to Jewish Television Network, there are two producers of Jewish-oriented television programs distributed to Westside and Valley cable systems. David Paul Kane is the founder, producer, owner and host of "The American Jewish Hour," a schmaltzy weekly show that showcases local talent and presents interviews with show business personalities. A recent episode included Joyce Amee, who sang "Danny Boy" while accompanying herself on the accordion.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 19, 1988 | STEVE WEINSTEIN
Responding to what it calls "the pain, confusion and distress" that the current turmoil in Israel's West Bank and Gaza Strip has generated among Jews in the Los Angeles area, the Jewish Television Network will air a call-in talk show with prominent Israelis Sunday at 8 p.m.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 21, 1986
The Jewish Television Network will launch a new community support group at a tea Tuesday at 3 p.m. at Greenacres Estate (formerly the Harold Lloyd estate) in Beverly Hills. The event will also honor JTN producer Diane Glazer. Steve Allen and Elliott Gould are among the celebrity guests scheduled to be on hand.
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January 23, 1999 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A panel of TV industry heavyweights assembled to explore how Jews are depicted in prime time expanded into a broader debate Thursday regarding television's responsibility toward ethnic and religious groups. Entertainment attorney Bruce Ramer, president of the American Jewish Committee, turned out a who's who of executives and producers, including heads of the NBC, CBS, WB, UPN and Pax TV networks and the creators of "The X-Files," "Ally McBeal," "Spin City" and "All in the Family."
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