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Sony Pictures Television
Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Television
Television
Inc. (abbreviated as SPT, formerly known as Columbia TriStar Television) is an American television production and distribution studio. Based in Culver City, it is a division of Sony Entertainment's Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment and a unit of the Japanese conglomerate Sony.Contents1 Background 2 History 3 Television
Television
networks 4 See also 5 Notes and references 6 External linksBackground[edit] In addition to the Sony Pictures
Sony Pictures
Entertainment film library, SPT owns and distributes shows from Tandem Productions, ELP Communications, TeleVentures, Merv Griffin Enterprises, Four D Productions, Barris Industries, Barry & Enright Productions, Stewart Television, and 2waytraffic
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List Of Business Entities
A business entity is an entity that is formed and administered as per corporate law in order to engage in business activities, charitable work, or other activities allowable. Most often, business entities are formed to sell a product or a service. There are many types of business entities defined in the legal systems of various countries. These include corporations, cooperatives, partnerships, sole traders, limited liability company and other specifically permitted and labelled types of entities. The specific rules vary by country and by state or province
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Division (business)
A division of a business, sometimes called a business sector, is one of the parts into which a business, organization or company is divided.[1] The divisions are distinct parts of that business. If these divisions are all part of the same company, then that company is legally responsible for all of the obligations and debts of the divisions. However, in a large organization, various parts of the business may be run by different subsidiaries, and a business division may include one or many subsidiaries. Each subsidiary is a separate legal entity owned by the primary business or by another subsidiary in the hierarchy. Often a division operates under a separate name and is the equivalent of a corporation or limited liability company obtaining a fictitious name or "doing business as" certificate and operating a business under that fictitious name. Companies often set up business units to operate in divisions prior to the legal formation of subsidiaries. Generally, only an "entity", e.g
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Television Syndication
Broadcasting
Broadcasting
syndication is the license to broadcast television programs and radio programs by multiple television stations and radio stations, without going through a broadcast network. It is common in the United States where broadcast programming is scheduled by television networks with local independent affiliates. Syndication is less of a practice in the rest of the world, as most countries have centralized networks or television stations without local affiliates; although less common, shows can be syndicated internationally
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Japan
Japan
Japan
(Japanese: 日本, Nippon [ɲippoꜜɴ] (listen) or Nihon [ɲihoꜜɴ] (listen); formally 日本国, Nippon-koku or Nihon-koku, lit. 'State of Japan') is an island country in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies off the eastern coast of the Asian continent
Asian continent
and stretches from the Sea of Okhotsk
Sea of Okhotsk
in the north to the East China Sea
East China Sea
and the Philippine Sea
Philippine Sea
in the south. The kanji that make up Japan's name mean 'sun origin', and it is often called the "Land of the Rising Sun". Japan
Japan
is the world's 4th largest island country and encompasses about 6,852 islands
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Subsidiary
A subsidiary, subsidiary company or daughter company[1][2][3] is a company that is owned or controlled by another company, which is called the parent company, parent, or holding company.[4][5] The subsidiary can be a company, corporation, or limited liability company. In some cases it is a government or state-owned enterprise. In some cases, particularly in the music and book publishing industries, subsidiaries are referred to as imprints. In the United States
United States
railroad industry, an operating subsidiary is a company that is a subsidiary but operates with its own identity, locomotives and rolling stock
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Television
Television
Television
(TV), sometimes shortened to tele or telly, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in color, and in two or three dimensions and sound. The term can refer to a television set, a television program ("TV show"), or the medium of television transmission. Television
Television
is a mass medium for advertising, entertainment and news. Television
Television
became available in crude experimental forms in the late 1920s, but it would still be several years before the new technology would be marketed to consumers. After World War II, an improved form of black-and-white TV broadcasting became popular in the United States and Britain, and television sets became commonplace in homes, businesses, and institutions
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ELP Communications
Communication
Communication
(from Latin commūnicāre, meaning "to share"[1]) is the act of conveying intended meanings from one entity or group to another through the use of mutually understood signs and semiotic rules. The main steps inherent to all communication are: [2]The formation of communicative motivation or reason. Message
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Stephen J. Cannell
Stephen Joseph Cannell (/ˈkænəl/; February 5, 1941 – September 30, 2010) was an American television producer, writer, novelist, and occasional actor, and the founder of Cannell Entertainment (formerly Stephen J. Cannell Productions) and the Cannell Studios. After starting his career as a television script writer, Cannell created or co-created several dozen successful TV series from the 1970s to the 1990s, often with his creative partner Frank Lupo. Cannell's creations included The Rockford Files, The A-Team, The Greatest American Hero, 21 Jump Street, and The Commish
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Danny Arnold
Danny Arnold
Danny Arnold
(January 23, 1925 – August 19, 1995) was an American producer, writer, comedian, actor and director known for producing Barney Miller, That Girl
That Girl
and Bewitched.Contents1 Early life 2 Career2.1 Filmography3 Personal life 4 Death 5 References 6 External linksEarly life[edit] Born Arnold Rothmann[1] in New York City, he started his career acting in summer stock and doing comedy in vaudeville. During World War II, he served in the United States Marine Corps
United States Marine Corps
in the South Pacific. He later moved to Hollywood
Hollywood
to continue a career in show business.[2] Career[edit] Arnold appeared in films as an actor opposite the comic duo Martin and Lewis, and also wrote the screenplay for the Martin and Lewis
Martin and Lewis
vehicle The Caddy
The Caddy
(1953)
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United States
Coordinates: 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America Flag Coat of arms Motto: "In God
God
We Trust"[1][a] .mw-parser-ou
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Parent Company
A parent company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operation by doing and influencing or electing its board of directors
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AT&T
AT&T Inc. is an American multinational conglomerate holding company headquartered at Whitacre Tower
Whitacre Tower
in Downtown Dallas, Texas.[8] AT&T is the world's largest telecommunications company. AT&T is also the second largest provider of mobile telephone services and the largest provider of fixed telephone services in the United States. AT&T Inc. began its history as Southwestern Bell
Southwestern Bell
Telephone Company, which was a subsidiary of the Bell Telephone
Telephone
Company founded by Alexander Graham Bell
Alexander Graham Bell
in 1880. Bell Telephone
Telephone
Company evolved into American Telephone
Telephone
and Telegraph Company in 1885 which had since rebranded to AT&T Corporation
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Culver City, California
Culver City is a city in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
County, California. The city was named after its founder, Harry Culver.[9] As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 38,883. It is mostly surrounded by the city of Los Angeles, but also shares a border with unincorporated areas of Los Angeles
Los Angeles
County. Over the years, it has annexed more than 40 pieces of adjoining land and now comprises about five square miles. Since the 1920s, Culver City has been a center for motion picture and later television production, best known as the home of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
studios. From 1932 to 1985, it was the headquarters for the Hughes Aircraft
Hughes Aircraft
Company
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Bob Hope
Leslie Townes "Bob" Hope, KBE, KC*SG, KSS (May 29, 1903 – July 27, 2003) was an American comedian, vaudevillian, actor, singer, dancer, athlete and author. With a career that spanned nearly 80 years, Hope appeared in more than 70 short and feature films, with 54 feature films with Hope as star, including a series of seven "Road" musical comedy movies with Bing Crosby
Bing Crosby
as Hope's top-billed partner. In addition to hosting the Academy Awards
Academy Awards
show nineteen times, more than any other host, he appeared in many stage productions and television roles, and was the author of 14 books
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FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia
Group Limited (/ˈfriːˌmæntəl/) is a British international television content and production/distribution subsidiary of Bertelsmann's RTL Group, Europe's largest TV, radio, and production company. Its world headquarters are located in London. The company acquired various British, Australian, and American production companies including Talkback, Thames Television
Television
(the last two later merged as Talkback Thames), Grundy Television, Crackerjack Productions (now merged to become FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia
Australia), the Carruthers Company (Press Your Luck, Second Chance),[citation needed] and Goodson-Todman Productions
Goodson-Todman Productions
(later Mark Goodson Productions, now folded into FremantleMedia
FremantleMedia
North America)
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