February 23, 1989 |
A sage once said that success has many fathers, while failure is an orphan. Qintex Entertainment is one of several proud fathers of the smash television miniseries "Lonesome Dove." David Evans, chief executive of the Australian-controlled independent production firm in Beverly Hills, said Wednesday that the Old West drama has "really put us on the map" with the TV industry in Europe, as well as in this country.
October 28, 1986 |
Hal Roach Studios, which last June bought 20% of New York-based television film producer Robert Halmi Inc., reported Monday a new bid to broaden its scope by acquiring film producer Ray Stark's independent movie production firm and joining Stark in a joint television production venture. The parties said they signed a "non-binding letter of intent" for Roach to exchange an undisclosed amount of stock for Ray Stark Productions and its subsidiary, Rastar Productions.