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Merv Griffin
(Music)
Columbia TriStar Television
(Media and Entertainment)
Sony
(Tech)
King World Productions
(Media and Entertainment)
ELP Communications
(Media and Entertainment)
 

See also

Merv Griffin Enterprises

Knowledge Identifier: &Merv_Griffin_Enterprises

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Merv Griffin Enterprises

Television production company founded by Merv Griffin, in business from 1964 to 1994 add

Category: Business (17)

Founded in 1964.

Countries: United States (83%), Japan (17%)

Main connections: Merv Griffin, Columbia TriStar Television, Columbia Pictures

Linked to: The Coca-Cola Company, Production company, Merv Griffin Entertainment, Metadata

 

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1964

"' Merv Griffin Enterprises"' was a television production company founded by Merv Griffin, in business from 1964 to 1994 add something


1965

In 1965, his talk show "The Merv Griffin Show" returned to television add something


1981

Merv Griffin Productions owned a post-production studio called "'Trans-American Video"' that was founded on June 29, 1981 add something


1982

In 1982, the company joined forces with King World to syndicate a nightly version of "Wheel of Fortune" add something


1984

In 1984, Griffin expanded his company as "'Merv Griffin Enterprises"' add something


1986

The company had the rights to syndicate "The Merv Griffin Show" until 1986 when Columbia Pictures Television distributed the final episodes and the first two pilots of "Jeopardy" in 1983 and January 1, 1984 add something


1987

ELP Communications - In December 1987, Coca-Cola merged the theatrical divisions Columbia Pictures and Tri-Star Pictures into Columbia Pictures Entertainment and merging their other units Triumph Releasing Corporation, Embassy Communications, and Merv Griffin Enterprises under that banner

 

The company later merged into Columbia Pictures on December 21, 1987, and was sold to Sony Corporation along with CPE's other companies on November 8, 1989 add something


1994

Merv Griffin Enterprises was folded into Columbia TriStar Television on June 4, 1994 add something

 

Merv Griffin Enterprises was folded into Columbia TriStar Television on July 22, 1994 add something


1996

Griffin later founded Merv Griffin Entertainment on May 13, 1996 add something