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Vintage Variety

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75 YEARS AGO (Mar. 3, 1916) HEARST INTERESTS IN PICTURE FIELD GROWING William R. Hearst is going away into the picture business, from reports about. The plan appears to be a service with exchanges…

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They’re Playing His Song

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A re-release of “The Americans,” Detroit radio news anchor Byron MacGregor’s macho message of patriotism recorded in 1974 during the Vietnam War, has been enjoying a new surge of popularity in…

Marketplace

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ABC O&O Still Going Strong

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ABC o&o WPVI once again left other local news operations in the dust. According to Nielsen, WPVI dominated at 6 p.m. with an 18.3 rating/31 share; “Night Court” reruns on Fox affil WTXF came in…

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Going To Old(ies) West

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Dave Van Dyke, who has been credited with turning CBS-owned WODS-FM Boston into one of the most successful oldies outlets in the country, has been named v.p. and general manager of Los Angeles oldies…

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On The Cheap

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The students whose films are being shown on WNYC-TV’s “First Exposure” series aren’t the only ones working on a shoestring budget. Martin Schwartz of New York Prod. Partners was contracted to create…

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Paley’s Brainchild Grows

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The British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) recently pledged $100,000 to the Museum of Broadcasting’s “Fund for the Future,” ear-marked for a new building capital campaign. The site of the museum’s future…

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