DIC, Turner partner on Albert sports spex

DIC Animation City and Turner Program Services have joined forces to produce a series of one-hour quarterly interview spex hosted by sports commentator Marv Albert.

The companies will produce and distribute five one-hour quarterly spex featuring major sports personalities.

The undertaking represents DIC’s entry into the sports and interview arena, according to company prez-CEO Andy Heyward.

“This move is part of our ongoing plan to create opportunities in all areas of the entertainment industry,” he said.

Albert began his career as a sports commentator in 1963, and since 1977 has been with NBC Sports.

Filed Under:

Want to read more articles like this one? SUBSCRIBE TO VARIETY TODAY.
Post A Comment 0

Leave a Reply

No Comments

Comments are moderated. They may be edited for clarity and reprinting in whole or in part in Variety publications.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More TV News from Variety