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June 23, 1989
March Kessler has been named senior vice president-current programs at Lorimar Television, Culver City. She had been vice president-current programs.
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July 14, 1993 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing economic reasons, Warner Bros. has consolidated its two network TV production companies and released several top executives from their contracts. The consolidation, which had been widely anticipated for more than a year, signals a major strategic shift for Hollywood's largest TV program producer. All executive, production, creative and business staffs will now be folded into one division. The units being consolidated are Warner Bros. TV and Warner's Lorimar TV unit.
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November 5, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Dramas to Stay: NBC's three new drama series--"I'll Fly Away," "Reasonable Doubts" and "Sisters"--received full-season orders from the network Monday. All three are from Lorimar Television.
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December 22, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Larger Than Life: Actress Daryl Hannah of "Splash" and "Blade Runner" is about to take on a larger-than-life role. She's been set to star in a remake of the 1950s sci-fi movie "The Attack of the 50-Foot Woman," which HBO Pictures is making in association with Lorimar Television. Hannah plays Nancy Archer, who grows to mammoth proportions after encountering an alien spaceship. Christopher Guest will direct.
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September 8, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Attorneys are scheduled to present their closing arguments today in the Valerie Harper-Lorimar suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Judge William Hogoboom earlier this week dismissed all of the actress' charges of conspiracy to induce breach of contract against NBC, NBC Entertainment President Brandon Tartikoff and various Lorimar Television officials.
BUSINESS
October 11, 1990 | JOHN LIPPMAN
Leslie Moonves has been promoted to president of Lorimar Television, filling the post vacated earlier this week by David Salzman, who become an independent producer. Moonves, who had been executive vice president of creative affairs at Lorimar, reports to Barry M. Meyer, executive vice president of Warner Bros. Lorimar, a subsidiary of Warner Bros., is the leading supplier of prime-time TV shows to the four networks.
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May 5, 1991 | DENNIS McDOUGAL, Dennis McDougal is a Times staff writer. and
In a rite of spring, the networks are rolling the dice again on 125 series pilots. The odds are long--last year's crop produced no hits After a drought of March reruns, with sweet May sweeps promising prime - time TV harvest by autumn, production folk doth make pilgrimage with pilots to the networks, spinning tales along the way of Recession and Spiraling Star Fees and Dreaded Layoffs and Dense Development Executives and the Ever-Shrinking Production Dollar . . .
BUSINESS
July 14, 1993 | JOHN LIPPMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Citing economic reasons, Warner Bros. has consolidated its two network TV production companies and released several top executives from their contracts. The consolidation, which had been widely anticipated for more than a year, signals a major strategic shift for Hollywood's largest TV program producer. All executive, production, creative and business staffs will now be folded into one division. The units being consolidated are Warner Bros. TV and Warner's Lorimar TV unit.
BUSINESS
July 30, 1987
Robert Rosenbaum was promoted to senior vice president-production of Lorimar Television, Culver City.
ENTERTAINMENT
May 5, 1991 | DENNIS McDOUGAL, Dennis McDougal is a Times staff writer. and
In a rite of spring, the networks are rolling the dice again on 125 series pilots. The odds are long--last year's crop produced no hits After a drought of March reruns, with sweet May sweeps promising prime - time TV harvest by autumn, production folk doth make pilgrimage with pilots to the networks, spinning tales along the way of Recession and Spiraling Star Fees and Dreaded Layoffs and Dense Development Executives and the Ever-Shrinking Production Dollar . . .
BUSINESS
October 11, 1990 | JOHN LIPPMAN
Leslie Moonves has been promoted to president of Lorimar Television, filling the post vacated earlier this week by David Salzman, who become an independent producer. Moonves, who had been executive vice president of creative affairs at Lorimar, reports to Barry M. Meyer, executive vice president of Warner Bros. Lorimar, a subsidiary of Warner Bros., is the leading supplier of prime-time TV shows to the four networks.
BUSINESS
June 23, 1989
March Kessler has been named senior vice president-current programs at Lorimar Television, Culver City. She had been vice president-current programs.
ENTERTAINMENT
September 8, 1988 | JOHN VOLAND, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Attorneys are scheduled to present their closing arguments today in the Valerie Harper-Lorimar suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Judge William Hogoboom earlier this week dismissed all of the actress' charges of conspiracy to induce breach of contract against NBC, NBC Entertainment President Brandon Tartikoff and various Lorimar Television officials.
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