News Articles

Dick Colbert Dies at 85

Pioneer TV syndicator formed Colbert Television Sales 8/21/2009 11:40:00 AM Eastern

TV syndication pioneer Dick Colbert died Friday morning after suffering from a brief illness. He was 85.

In the mid-1970s Colbert partnered with Jack Barry and Dan Enright, forming Colbert Television Sales (CTS). Through the company, Colbert distributed such first-run programs as The Joker’s Wild and Tic Tac Dough.

Throughout the 1980s, Colbert continued his association with Barry and Enright until he facilitated the sale of the B&E library to Sony in the early 1990s.   

He is the father of Program Partners' Ritch Colbert.

 

Alert to All Users of the Disqus commenting system:
Because of a recent global security issue, the Disqus website recommends that all users change their Disqus passwords. Here's a URL about the issue:
http://engineering.disqus.com/2014/04/10/heartbleed.html

 

April
May