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December 2, 1987
Arthur Kananack has been appointed president of Viacom Enterprises, the motion picture and television program distributing arm of Viacom International Inc. Kananack previously was president of ITC Entertainment Inc., Studio City.
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October 2, 1988 | PEGGY ZIEGLER, Peggy Ziegler is the Los Angeles bureau chief for Electronic Media, a weekly TV trade publication
Steve Cohen doesn't look like a nervous man. Settling back in his office, he discusses the coming TV season in measured tones, insisting that he isn't about to roll the dice on a move that could make his career--or break it. But certain station executives like Cohen--who is general manager of WCAU-TV, the CBS-owned-and-operated station in Philadelphia--look a lot like high rollers these days.
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ENTERTAINMENT
October 2, 1988 | PEGGY ZIEGLER, Peggy Ziegler is the Los Angeles bureau chief for Electronic Media, a weekly TV trade publication
Steve Cohen doesn't look like a nervous man. Settling back in his office, he discusses the coming TV season in measured tones, insisting that he isn't about to roll the dice on a move that could make his career--or break it. But certain station executives like Cohen--who is general manager of WCAU-TV, the CBS-owned-and-operated station in Philadelphia--look a lot like high rollers these days.
BUSINESS
December 2, 1987
Arthur Kananack has been appointed president of Viacom Enterprises, the motion picture and television program distributing arm of Viacom International Inc. Kananack previously was president of ITC Entertainment Inc., Studio City.
BUSINESS
September 2, 1986
Gus Lucas, former vice president of ABC Entertainment, has been named executive vice president of Viacom Enterprises' entertainment group in Los Angeles.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 10, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
There She Is: Soviet television viewers are about to see the "Miss America Pageant" for the first time. Viacom Enterprises said Wednesday that rights to rebroadcast this year's contest have been sold to the Russian Television and Radio Company, which will put it on the air later this month or in early November.
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August 14, 1989 | Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
The "Superboy" syndicated television series began its second year of production today with a new actor, Gerard Christopher, to replace former Superboy John Hayes-Newton. Hayes-Newton, who played a college student who becomes the boy of steel to assist the downtrodden, like his father, Superman, had contractual and professional differences with executive producer Ilya Salkind and distributors Viacom Enterprises, officials said.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 17, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Former "Good Morning America" host David Hartman will return to daily television next year as host of the syndicated series "Realities With David Hartman," the show's producers said. Hartman, the first host of ABC's morning show, left the program in 1987 after 11 years. His new series is a one-hour weekday magazine show that "probes the issues and experiences that affect people in their daily lives," the producers, Viacom Enterprises and Greystone Communications, said Monday.
BUSINESS
October 5, 1993
Burbank cartoon studio DIC Entertainment has named Bill Cooper senior vice president and chief financial officer. Cooper was an accountant with Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co. in the 1970s and joined ABC-TV as an accountant in 1980. He later was vice president of financial controls and accounting for Capital Cities/ABC Video Enterprises. DIC also named Lisa Sumja vice president of domestic sales. Century Group Ltd. has named Martin Weisman vice president of domestic sales. Armando Nunez Jr.
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