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Coca-Cola Telecommunications (CCT) was a short-lived first-run syndication unit of Columbia Pictures Television
Columbia Pictures Television
Columbia Pictures Television was the second name of the Columbia Pictures television division Screen Gems . The studio changed its name on September 4, 1974.-1974-1982:...

 (then a unit of The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company
The Coca-Cola Company is an American multinational beverage corporation and manufacturer, retailer and marketer of non-alcoholic beverage concentrates and syrups. The company is best known for its flagship product Coca-Cola, invented in 1886 by pharmacist John Stith Pemberton in Columbus, Georgia...

) created in 1986 that was a merger between CPT's first-run syndication department and The Television Program Source. The Television Program Source was a joint-venture between Alan Bennett, Robert King, and CPT that was founded on October 15, 1984. On February 8, 1988, CCT was folded into the reorganized Columbia Pictures Television Distribution.

TV series

  • Hardcastle and McCormick
    Hardcastle and McCormick
    Hardcastle and McCormick is a 1980s action/drama television series from Stephen J. Cannell Productions, shown on ABC from 1983–1986, starring Brian Keith as Judge Milton C. Hardcastle and Daniel Hugh Kelly as ex-con and race car driver Mark "Skid" McCormick.The show's premise involves the...

    (1983-1986, A Stephen J. Cannell
    Stephen J. Cannell
    Stephen Joseph Cannell was an American television producer, writer, novelist and occasional actor, and the founder of Stephen J. Cannell Productions.-Early life:...

     Production; originally distributed by Colex
    Colex Enterprises
    Colex Enterprises was a joint venture company between Columbia Pictures Television and LBS Communications, Inc., active from 1984 to 1988. The joint venture's name was a combination of the two companies' names .The company was responsible for distributing the Screen Gems...

    )
  • Punky Brewster
    Punky Brewster
    Punky Brewster was an American sitcom about a girl named Punky Brewster being raised by her foster parent...

    (1984-1988, produced by Lightkeeper Productions and NBC Productions; syndicated from 1987-1988)
  • The Price Is Right
    The Price Is Right (U.S. game show)
    The Price Is Right is an American game show which was created by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman. Contestants compete to identify the pricing of merchandise to win cash and prizes. The show is well-known for its signature line of "Come on down!" when the announcer directs newly selected contestants to...

    (1985-1986, A Mark Goodson
    Mark Goodson
    Mark Goodson was an American television producer who specialized in game shows.-Life and early career:...

     Production; nighttime version as TPS now owned by FremantleMedia North America
    FremantleMedia
    FremantleMedia, Ltd. is the content and production division of Bertelsmann's RTL Group, Europe's second largest TV, radio, and production company...

    )
  • Card Sharks
    Card Sharks
    Card Sharks is an American television game show created by Chester Feldman for Mark Goodson-Bill Todman Productions. Two contestants compete for control of a row of oversized playing cards by answering questions posed by the host and then guessing if the next card is higher or lower in value than...

    (1986-1987, A Mark Goodson
    Mark Goodson
    Mark Goodson was an American television producer who specialized in game shows.-Life and early career:...

     Production; nighttime version as TPS now owned by FremantleMedia North America
    FremantleMedia
    FremantleMedia, Ltd. is the content and production division of Bertelsmann's RTL Group, Europe's second largest TV, radio, and production company...

    )
  • The New Gidget
    The New Gidget
    The New Gidget is an American television sitcom that aired in syndication from 1986 to 1988. The series was produced by original Gidget series producer Harry Ackerman and was launched after the television movie Gidget's Summer Reunion starring Caryn Richman as Gidget aired in 1985...

    (1986-1988)
  • The Real Ghostbusters
    The Real Ghostbusters
    The Real Ghostbusters is an American animated television series based on the 1984 film Ghostbusters. The series ran from 1986 to 1991, and was produced by Columbia Pictures Television, DiC Enterprises, and Coca-Cola Telecommunications. "The Real" was added to the title after a dispute with...

    (1987-1988 only, co-produced by DIC Enterprises
    DiC Entertainment
    DIC Entertainment was an international film and television production company. In addition to animated television shows such as Ulysses 31 , Inspector Gadget , The Littles , The Real Ghostbusters , Captain Planet and the Planeteers , and the first two seasons of the English adaptation of...

    )
  • Dinosaucers
    Dinosaucers
    Dinosaucers Dinosaucers Dinosaucers (known in Japan as: is an animated television series co-produced in the United States, Canada and Japan. It was created by DIC Entertainment and Madhouse which has done the overseas animation and in association with Ellipse Programmé and Nelvana. This animated...

    (1987, produced by DIC Enterprises
    DiC Entertainment
    DIC Entertainment was an international film and television production company. In addition to animated television shows such as Ulysses 31 , Inspector Gadget , The Littles , The Real Ghostbusters , Captain Planet and the Planeteers , and the first two seasons of the English adaptation of...

    )
  • Hulk Hogan's Rock 'N' Wrestling (1987) (produced by DIC Enterprises
    DiC Entertainment
    DIC Entertainment was an international film and television production company. In addition to animated television shows such as Ulysses 31 , Inspector Gadget , The Littles , The Real Ghostbusters , Captain Planet and the Planeteers , and the first two seasons of the English adaptation of...

     now owned by Cookie Jar Entertainment
    Cookie Jar Entertainment
    The Cookie Jar Group is an American and Canadian producer of children’s entertainment, consumer products and educational materials...

     through WWE)
  • Merv Griffin at the Coconut Ballroom
    The Merv Griffin Show
    The Merv Griffin Show is an American television talk show, starring Merv Griffin. The series ran from October 1, 1962 to March 29, 1963 on NBC, September 20, 1965 to September 26, 1969 in first-run syndication, from August 18, 1969 to February 11, 1972 at 11:30 PM ET weeknights on CBS and again in...

    (1987 pilot)
  • New Monkees
    New Monkees
    New Monkees was the name of both a US pop rock music group, and a 1987 syndicated television show featuring the group.-Background:The 20th anniversary of The Monkees in 1986 generated enough interest that New Monkees was conceived later that year, and launched the following year...

    (1987)
  • Sylvanian Families
    Sylvanian Families
    is the name of a line of video games and anthropomorphic collectible toy flocked plastic figures, created by the Japanese company Epoch in 1985 and distributed worldwide by a number of companies...

    (1987) (produced by DIC Enterprises
    DiC Entertainment
    DIC Entertainment was an international film and television production company. In addition to animated television shows such as Ulysses 31 , Inspector Gadget , The Littles , The Real Ghostbusters , Captain Planet and the Planeteers , and the first two seasons of the English adaptation of...

     now owned by Cookie Jar Entertainment
    Cookie Jar Entertainment
    The Cookie Jar Group is an American and Canadian producer of children’s entertainment, consumer products and educational materials...

    )
  • That's My Mama Now
    That's My Mama
    That's My Mama is an American television sitcom that was originally broadcast on the ABC network from September 1974 until December 1975. There are 39 episodes of this series.-Synopsis:...

    (1987 pilot)
  • What's Happening Now!!
    What's Happening Now!!
    What's Happening Now!! is an American television sitcom spinoff of What's Happening!!. It ran in syndication from 1985 to 1988. Like the previous series, What's Happening Now!! is loosely based on the motion picture Cooley High...

    (1987-1988 only, co-produced in association with LBS Communications; originally distributed by Colex
    Colex Enterprises
    Colex Enterprises was a joint venture company between Columbia Pictures Television and LBS Communications, Inc., active from 1984 to 1988. The joint venture's name was a combination of the two companies' names .The company was responsible for distributing the Screen Gems...

    )