Syndication Briefs

Twentieth TV has cleared the syndicated “Century 16” movie package, which includes “Home Alone,””Star Wars,””Die Hard 2, “Edward Scissorhands” and “War of the Roses,” in 60 markets covering 62% of the country.

ACI’s “FilmLeader 1” package, which consists of 18 telepix, has concluded deals with 50 stations representing more than 65% of the country.

Clearances include all of the top 10, including KCOP locally.

SI Communications, a producer/distributor of radio and TV programs earmarked for minority audiences, has signed LeVar Burton to host and narrate its “Story of a People” radio series. Syndicated show will air in February on 70-plus radio stations covering more than 80% of African-American households.

Worldvision Enterprises will launch its “Worldvision 3” movie package, which includes “Basic Instinct,””Terminator 2: Judgment Day,””L.A. Story” and the recently released “Chaplin,” into broadcast syndication beginning in fall 1993. Package is first to be launched by Worldvision since its acquisition of the Carolco library by Spelling Entertainment Group.

Bay Area syndicator GGP has signed “Good Morning America” entertainment editor Joel Siegel to host its eighth annual “Academy Awards Preview” spec. Program has so far been cleared on 125 stations covering 75% of the country. Many ABC affils are running the spec as a promotional tie-in to the network’s live Academy Awards broadcast March 29.

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