Merv Griffin Entertainment

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Merv Griffin Entertainment is an American production company founded by American media mogul Merv Griffin on May 13, 1996.[1] It is a successor to Merv Griffin Enterprises. Its productions include revivals of recent franchises (such as Dance Fever, revived in 2003 for the Freeform channel). Griffin's company is part of The Griffin Group. Merv Griffin Entertainment owns The Merv Griffin Show and Dance Fever, but Sony Pictures Television handles television distribution rights. The television division was run by Yani-Brune Entertainment from 2005 to 2008; hand-picked by Griffin himself. In 2008, ShineReveille International made a deal with Merv Griffin Entertainment to distribute all of MGE programming overseas.

Griffin's previous production company was Merv Griffin Enterprises, which he sold to The Coca-Cola Company on May 5, 1986.

Television programs[edit]

Movies[edit]

Television[edit]

Theatrical[edit]

Executives & Producers[edit]

  • Ron Ward | Co-Chairman, The Griffin Group[3]
  • Robert Pritchard | President, The Griffin Group[4]

Former Executives & Producers[edit]

  • Merv Griffin, Chairman, Executive Producer
  • Lawrence Cohen, CEO
  • Ernest Chambers, Executive Producer
  • Robert Kosberg, Executive Producer[5]
  • Roy Bank, President, Executive Producer[6]
  • Scott Manville, Director TV Development[7][8]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Business Profiles / New York" MERV GRIFFIN ENTERTAINMENT, INC. businessprofiles.com, Retrieved on February 10, 2013
  2. ^ "It's Worth What?: About the Show". NBC.com. NBCUniversal Media, LLC. Retrieved July 20, 2011. 
  3. ^ "PR Newswire". 
  4. ^ "PR Newswire". 
  5. ^ "All Cities Media Article". 
  6. ^ "Broadcasting & Cable Article". 
  7. ^ "Reality Aired Article". 
  8. ^ "Manville Bio".