20th Television


20th Television

Twentieth Television, Inc. (also referred to as 20th Television) is an American television distribution company that was formed in 1992 by 20th Century Fox Film Corporation, a division of News Corporation. 20th Television also produces their own programs and distributes them across the nation (though as a rule, all copyright notices of programming produced by a Fox-related company and distributed by 20th Television reads "© (respective year) Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation").

20th Television not only distributes programs by its sister companies 20th Century Fox Television, Fox Television Studios, Fox Television Stations Productions,Fox Cable Networks, and Fox 21, but from strategic partner Regency Television, and the following acquired libraries: MTM Enterprises, Genesis Entertainment, Metromedia Producers Corporation, Four Star Productions and select programming from New World Television and Cannell Entertainment. 20th Television also distributes Fox's movie library.

From 1992 to 1994, the 20th Television logo was also used to represent 20th Century Fox Television.

Titles produced and/or distributed by 20th Television

*"Note: Not all series were produced by 20th Television in this unit"

20th Century Fox Television

*"Batman" (1966-1968)
*"Julia" (1968-1971)
*"M*A*S*H" (1972-1983)
*"Dance Fever" (1979-1987) (with Merv Griffin Enterprises, now distributed by Sony Pictures Television, currently owned by Merv Griffin Entertainment)
*"L.A. Law" (1986-1994)
*"America's Most Wanted" (1988-Present)
*"The Simpsons" (1989-Present) (with Gracie Films)
*"In Living Color" (1990-1994) (with Ivory Way Productions)
*"The X-Files" (1993-2002)
*"Family Guy" (1999-2002, 2005-present) (with Fuzzy Door Productions)
*"Futurama" (1999-2003, 2008-present) (only plastered as 30th Century Fox Television; with The Curiosity Company)
*"Reba" (2001-2007) (with ACME Productions)
*"American Dad!" (2005-present) (with Underdog Productions & Fuzzy Door Productions)
*"The Cleveland Show" (2009) (rumored) (with Fuzzy Door Productions)

20th Television

*"A Current Affair" (1988-1996; 2005)
*"America's Most Wanted" (1988-Present)
*"America's Funniest Home Videos" (Bob Saget era) (1998-2003 ,when Buena Vista Television brought the Series in 2000 .now as distributor .when the Production is now Disney-ABC Domestic Television )
*"Family Feud" (1999-Present) (Handles ad-sales since Fall 2007) (Distributed by Debmar-Mercury)
*"Divorce Court" (1999-Present)
*"Texas Justice" (2001-2005)
*"Dead Zone" (2002-Present) (US syndication along with Debmar-Mercury in Fall 2007. CBS Television Distribution handles global distribution of series.)
*"Judge Alex" (2005-Present)
*"Cristina's Court" (2006-Present)
*"Temptation" (2007-2008) (with FremantleMedia)
*"The Morning Show with Mike and Juliet" (2007-present)

Fox Television Studios

*"The Shield" (2002-Present, with Columbia TriStar Domestic Television, now Sony Pictures Television. SPT handles television distribution sales, while TCF handles US home entertainment sales. International home entertainment distribution is handled by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.)

Regency Television

*"Roswell" (1999-2002)
*"Malcolm in the Middle" (2000-2006)
*"The Bernie Mac Show" (2001-2006)
*"Thief" (2006)
*"Listen Up!" (2005) (co-produced with CBS Paramount Network Television)

tephen J. Cannell

*"21 Jump Street" (1987-1991)
*"Silk Stalkings" (1991-1999)

Four Star

*" The Big Valley" (1965-1969)

New World Television

*"Santa Barbara" (1984-1993)

Genesis Entertainment

*"The Judge (TV series)" (1986-1989)
*"Tales from the Crypt" (1989-1996)

MTM Enterprises

* "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" (1970-1977)
* "The Bob Newhart Show" (1972-1978)
* "Rhoda" (1974-1978)
* "Phyllis" (1975-1977)
* "Lou Grant" (1977-1982)
* "WKRP in Cincinnati" (1978-1982)
* "The White Shadow" (1978-1981)
* "Hill Street Blues" (1981-1987)
* "St. Elsewhere" (1982-1988)
* "Newhart" (1982-1990)
* "Remington Steele" (1982-1987)
* "Evening Shade" (1990-1994)
* "Xuxa" (1993)
* "Central Park West" (1995-1996)
* "Good News" (1997)

References

* [http://www.imdb.com/company/co0161074/ 20th Television] at Internet Movie Database
* [http://www.snta.com/php/display.php?p=PR_SP_syndicator&s_id=3 Syndicated Network Television Association- 20th Television]


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