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Classic Media, Inc. is an American production company/distributor of family programming. Formed in 1998 after acquiring Golden Books Family Entertainment, their library consists of properties which they acquired from other in-name-only companies, including Harvey Comics, Jay Ward Productions, and many others. Image File history File links Classic_Media_Logo. ... Production company refers to a company responsible for the development and physical production of a film or television program. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... This is a page about the company Western Publishing. ... Casper the Friendly Ghost in Theres Good Boos To-Night (1948). ... Jay Ward Productions is an animated cartoon studio, founded in 1949 by American animator Jay Ward. ...

Among its holdings are:

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Classic Media currently releases its videos through Sony Wonder and Rhino Home Video. Sony Wonder logo Sony Wonder is the childrens music and home video arm of consumer electronics company Sony. ... Rhino Entertainment Company is an American specialty record label. ...

On December 14, 2006, it was announced that Classic Media would be acquired by UK-based rival Entertainment Rights for $210.0 million, and the deal was completed on January 11, 2007. Before the acquisition of Classic Media by Entertainment Rights was completed, both companies announced distribution and production agreements with Genius Products, LLC, replacing the deal with Sony Wonder.[1] December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Entertainment Rights Plc is a global media company, listed on the London Stock Exchange. ... January 11 is the 11th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the Anno Domini (common) era. ...

See also

qubo (kyoo-bo, originally Smart Place for Kids until August 23, 2006 [1]) is the name of the chlidrens programming endeavor involving three broadcast networks, a new digital television network, and numerous childrens entertainment producers. ...

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Media Player Classic - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (467 words)
Media Player Classic is licensed under the GPL and has its own SourceForge project called Guliverkli.
Media Player Classic is primarily based on the DirectShow architecture, and therefore automatically uses installed DirectShow decoding filters.
Media Player Classic supports native playback of OGM and Matroska container formats.
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