Syndication Briefs

John Hummel has been named director of operations for Tribune Broadcasting Co.’s national sales group, Tribune Plus. He previously was general sales manager of Trib- owned KWGN-TV in Denver.

GGP is launching “Comedy on the Edge,” a new weekly fall ’93 half-hour program showcasing amateur comedy skits, sketches and satires by way of videotape submissions. Series is produced and distributed by GGP in association with the Entertainment Group.

Genesis Entertainment will distribute Four Star Intl.’s “Scrooge.” The colorized version of the film, hosted by Patrick McNee, is being offered on a barter basis (131/2 minutes local and 101/2 national) for broadcast from Nov. 24 -Dec. 26.

Calico Entertainment and Group W Prods. have teamed for the launch of “The Moo Family Holiday Hoe-down,” a half-hour animated spec slated for the upcoming holiday season. Program has been cleared in more than 100 markets representing 82% of the United States.

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