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Stephens Group Inc. of Little Rock, Ark., has acquired controlling interest in Donrey Media Group of Las Vegas, according to top exex of the two companies.

Donrey operations include five cable TV systems. Stephens Group is parent of Stephens Inc., which calls itself the nation’s largest investment banking and brokerage firm off Wall Street.

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DIC Animation City’s education division will produce a half-hour “Super Dave” Super Bowl special for the Fox Children’s Network, to air in January. The animated spec, with educational vignettes featuring the Super Dave Osborne character, is part of DIC’s effort to create programs that comply with the Children’s Television Act.

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