Coca-Cola Telecommunications

Coca-Cola Telecommunications (CCT) was a short-lived first-run syndication unit of Columbia Pictures Television (then a unit of The Coca-Cola Company) created on November 24, 1986 that was a merger between CPT's first-run syndication division and The Television Program Source.[1] The Television Program Source was a joint-venture between Alan Bennett, former King World president Robert King, and CPT that was founded on October 15, 1984.[2] On December 31, 1987, CCT was shut down and was folded into the reorganized Columbia Pictures Television (now Sony Pictures Television).

Coca-Cola Telecommunications
TypeDivision
IndustryTelevision syndication
FoundedNovember 4, 1986; 34 years ago (1986-11-04)
DefunctDecember 31, 1987; 33 years ago (1987-12-31)
FateClosed
SuccessorsColumbia Pictures Television (1988-2001)
Columbia TriStar Television(1994-2002)
Sony Pictures Television (2002-present)
Headquarters,
United States
Area served
Worldwide
OwnerThe Coca-Cola Company
ParentCoca-Cola Television

Notable programsEdit

TV seriesEdit

Attempted seriesEdit

  • A revival of Now You See It, to be hosted by new host Jack Clark was also planned, but never made it past the pilot stage.
  • A revival of Match Game, to be hosted by original host Gene Rayburn was also planned, but never materialized.

TV specialsEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ HARRIS, KATHRYN (1986-11-25). "Nation". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2017-10-22.
  2. ^ "In Brief". Broadcasting: 96. 1984-10-15.