The Filmation studio was purchased by the TelePrompTer Corporation in 1969. Westinghouse Electric Corporation, through its Group W Productions division, acquired Filmation along with its purchase of TelePrompTer's cable and entertainment properties in 1981.
Oct 20, 2013 · Filmation was sold in 1969 for stock to a cable operator, Teleprompter, that was in turn bought by Westinghouse in 1981. Scheimer remained as head of Filmation but he was pressed to cut costs, and...
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Oct 20, 2013 · Filmation wanted to do a series based on a far more high-profile character, Superman, but DC Comics — which owned the rights — wanted to visit the studio to see if it could handle the work.
Oct 21, 2013 · In 1969, Filmation was sold to a cable operator that was bought by Westinghouse. Scheimer continued to head Filmation but was told to cut costs and in 1987 announced that some work would be shipped...
Lou Scheimer, who founded the Filmation animation studio that produced Saturday morning cartoons including "Fat Albert" and "The Archie Show," has died. He was 84. Scheimer's wife Mary Ann said Sunday that the man behind the cartoon powerhouse died on Thursday.
Filmation was owned first by TelePrompTer and later by Westinghouse (the logo above being rendered in the distinctive "Group W" font shared among most Westinghouse broadcasting assets), but was bought by the L'Oreal Corporation in 1987 and promptly shut down; L'Oreal was only interested in Filmation's massive library of shows and was uninterested in producing any new series.
Feb 08, 1989 · The firings, confirmed by Group W, came after the company reached a tentative, long-negotiated agreement to sell Filmation for about $30 million to a European investor group backed by the French...
over the phone,in the years after Filmation closed down its studio in 1989,when they were sold to Lo'Real,he was a nice and friendly man,who i personally will miss,,but for the history that he,Norm Prescott,and Hal Sutherland had,these three men also made Saturday morning TV a fun and great place,while
Filmation owners changed hands numerous times with the first sale to the TelePrompTer Corporation in 1969 who sold to Westinghouse Electric Corporation through its Group W Productions division in 1981. In 1989, Westinghouse sold Filmation to an investment consortium led by the L'Oreal Company.