Tribune Entertainment

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Tribune Entertainment

Television production and syndication company that was owned by the Tribune Broadcasting division of the Tribune Company add

Category: Business (17)

Founded in 1980.

Countries: United States (67%), (11%), U.S. (11%)

Main connections: Tribune Company, Entertainment, Saturday Night Live

Linked to: Tribune Company, Centric, TVGN, Adventure Inc.




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Tribune Entertainment was founded in 1980 add something


Dennis Miller - In 1992, following his departure from "Saturday Night Live", Miller launched a late-night TV talk show, "The Dennis Miller Show", syndicated by Tribune Entertainment


King World Productions - In 1995, King World began co-distributing "Geraldo" with Tribune Entertainment, and would continue co-distributing the show until its cancellation in 1998


On November 17, 2006 Tribune Entertainment registered a U.S. federal trademark for Tribune Studios add something


Another program, the revival of "Family Feud", was sold to Debmar-Mercury in 2007 add something


Tribune Company - Tribune Entertainment was closed in 2007


On December 18, 2007, the Tribune Company announced it would exit the program distribution business, effectively shutting down Tribune Entertainment add something


Tribune Company - On February 4, 2008, Tribune Company today named broadcast veteran Ed Wilson as president of Tribune Broadcasting, overseeing the company's 23 television stations, Superstation WGN, Tribune Entertainment, and WGN Radio


In 2010, Tribune announced that it was considering a re-entry into the syndication market with two new talk shows: one a tabloid-style show hosted by Bubba the Love Sponge, and another, "Big Willie" , hosted by radio host Bill Cunningham add something


Initially, "The Bill Cunningham Show" aired exclusively on Tribune's stations as well as select stations owned by Local TV and Raycom Media during the 2011-12 season, moved to The CW the following year add something


The Tribune Studios trademark and Tribune Entertainment are not to be confused with the new production company Tribune Studios created in 2013 by Tribune Broadcasting add something


Tribune returned to television production in 2013 with the launch of a new, though unrelated, production division "'Tribune Studios"' that would produce original programming for Tribune-owned cable channel WGN America, in addition to developing programs for national distribution on broadcast television stations add something


Tribune Studios' first original drama, since its revival, for its sister company WGN America was "Manhattan" which aired from 2014 to 2015 for 2 seasons add something


On May 8, 2017, Sinclair Broadcast Group officially announced its intent to acquire Tribune Media add something


On June 1, 2017, it was reported that a federal appeals court could put the Sinclair-Tribune merger on hold add something