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June 13, 1989
Marc Hirsch has been named executive vice president of International Advertising Sales, a joint venture of Paramount Pictures and Orbis Communications. Hirsch is chief operating officer of IAS, which sells barter advertising for Orbis and Paramount.
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BUSINESS
June 13, 1989
Marc Hirsch has been named executive vice president of International Advertising Sales, a joint venture of Paramount Pictures and Orbis Communications. Hirsch is chief operating officer of IAS, which sells barter advertising for Orbis and Paramount.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1987 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles-based Carolco Pictures, continuing an aggressive acquisition program, said Monday that it has signed a letter of intent to swap $15.4 million of its stock for Orbis Communications, a major national television distribution and advertising specialist. Peter Hoffman, president and chief executive of Carolco, a publicly traded independent producer best known for the "Rambo" movies, said one of the firm's important strategic objectives has been to get into television syndication.
BUSINESS
October 22, 1990 | From United Press International
'Terminator' Figures Sue Hemdale Film Corp.: Loan-out companies for the star, producer, writer and special effects coordinator on the film "The Terminator" sued Hemdale Film Corp. and Orion Pictures alleging they breached a contract for distribution of profits from the film.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 3, 1987 | MATT WOLF, Associated Press
In 1968, his lineup included Richard Nixon, Eugene McCarthy, Robert Kennedy and Ronald Reagan. Now, the names have changed, but David Frost's interest in the American presidency has not. Almost 20 years after he last tracked the campaign trail to the White House, the British television personality is returning to the American beat in "The Next President," a planned series of 13 hourlong television interviews with the 1988 presidential candidates.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 25, 1987 | PATRICK GOLDSTEIN
TV's "Rock & Roll Evening News" is going . . . going . . . gone. But don't strike the set just yet. The weekly pop music show, which featured an hour of rock news, interviews and in-studio performances, aired its final episode Saturday night (here on KNBC), ending a 20-week nationally syndicated run. While distributor King World didn't pick up the program for another run, producer Andy Friendly says it's too early to write the obituary.
BUSINESS
June 30, 1987 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles-based Carolco Pictures, continuing an aggressive acquisition program, said Monday that it has signed a letter of intent to swap $15.4 million of its stock for Orbis Communications, a major national television distribution and advertising specialist. Peter Hoffman, president and chief executive of Carolco, a publicly traded independent producer best known for the "Rambo" movies, said one of the firm's important strategic objectives has been to get into television syndication.
ENTERTAINMENT
January 10, 1987
"The Day After," ABC's 1983 TV movie depicting a nuclear holocaust in the U.S. heartland, will be telecast in the Soviet Union, the network said Friday. ABC Entertainment President Brandon Stoddard, speaking before a gathering of the nation's TV critics at the Century Plaza, said that negotaiations between Soviet Gostelradio and ABC Video Enterprises had concluded Thursday night.
ENTERTAINMENT
July 2, 1985 | JAY SHARBUTT, Times Staff Writer
It's inevitable that some call the July 13 Live Aid rock concerts "an electronic Woodstock." In a way it is, with 10 TV and four audio satellites involved in the concerts' global broadcast. There is even talk of beaming it into the Soviet Union and China. Unlike the muddy festival of "peace and love" that was Woodstock, Live Aid is a tale of two cities promising the best of times for millions of rock fans in a spectacular effort to alleviate the worst of times for millions of starving Africans.
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