Coca-Cola Telecommunications (CCT) was a short-lived first-run syndication unit of Columbia Pictures Television (then a unit of The Coca-Cola Company) created on November 24, 1986 that was a merger between CPT's first-run syndication division and The Television Program Source. The Television Program Source was a joint-venture between Alan Bennett, former King World president Robert King, and CPT that was founded on October 15, 1984. On December 31, 1987, CCT was shut down and was folded into the reorganized Columbia Pictures Television Distribution (now Sony Pictures Television).
- Hardcastle and McCormick (1983-86; a Stephen J. Cannell Production; originally distributed by Colex)
- Punky Brewster (1984-88, produced by Lightkeeper Productions in association with NBC Productions; syndicated from 1987-88, Sony Pictures Television handles domestic syndication, while NBCUniversal Television Distribution owns the show and handles international syndication. Shout! Factory has DVD rights under license from NBC)
- The Price Is Right (1985-86; a Mark Goodson Production; nighttime version as TPS now owned by FremantleMedia North America)
- Card Sharks (1986-87; a Mark Goodson Production; nighttime version as TPS now owned by FremantleMedia North America)
- The New Gidget (1986-88)
- The Real Ghostbusters (1987-88 only, co-produced by DIC Enterprises)
- Dinosaucers (1987, produced by DIC Enterprises)
- Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N' Wrestling (1987) (produced by DIC Enterprises, owned by WWE)
- Merv Griffin at the Coconut Ballroom (1987 pilot)
- New Monkees (1987)
- Sylvanian Families (1987) (produced by DIC Enterprises now owned by DHX Media)
- That's My Mama Now (1987 pilot)
- What's Happening Now!! (1987-88 only, co-produced in association with LBS Communications)
- A revival of Now You See It, to be hosted by new host Jack Clark was also planned, but never made it past the pilot stage.
- A revival of Match Game, to be hosted by original host Gene Rayburn was also planned, but never materialized.
Notes and references
- KATHRYN HARRIS "Los Angeles Times" November 25, 1986 Nation articles.latimes.com, Retrieved on May 31, 2013
- "In Brief". Broadcasting: 96. 1984-10-15.