Paramount only produced the first season however, selling their stake in the show to Ball after the season finale. Filmed in Hollywoodthe programs were distributed to an ad-hoc network of stations across the United States.
Phase II was reworked into Star Trek: Paramount Television Network The Paramount Television Network was a venture by American film corporation Paramount Pictures to organize a television network in the late s.
That firm was sold to Viacom in Paramount had been the first major Hollywood studio to be involved in television. Sale and re-incorporation[ edit ] Main article: The Viacom merger gave Paramount a larger TV show library as well, since Viacom had television production and distribution units as well prior to the Paramount acquisition.
But these plans were scrapped, and Star Trek: However, four of these series would become hits: InCBS quietly announced that the Paramount name would be stripped from: The Federal Communications Commission FCCwhich filed suit against Paramount for anti-trust violations, prevented the studio from acquiring additional television stations.
Paramount executives eventually gave up on the idea of a television network, and continued to produce series for other networks. The distribution company, Viacom Enterprises which syndicated the classic CBS library among other showswas merged into Paramount Domestic Television while the production company, Viacom Productions known at the time for its co-productions with Fred Silverman and Dean Hargrovecontinued as a PTV division until Paramount continued to build its TV library.
Television historian Timothy White called the clash between the two companies "one of the most unfortunate and dramatic episodes in the early history of the television industry. By that point, Paramount had pretty much distanced itself from television, having stopped production of its early shows, closed down its networks, and sold off the stations they owned.
They also sold off most of their early theatrical library beforefor the most part. Starring Melissa Joan Hart as the title characterthe series lasted four seasons on ABC in contrast to the lack of success from the parent company on the network in this period and three on The WB between — Escalating disputes between Paramount and DuMont concerning breaches of contract, company control, and network competition erupted regularly between andand culminated in the dismantling of the DuMont Network.The studio executives over at Platinum Dunes/Paramount want to create an abomination cutting out its main voice talent Jon St.
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