Quick Takes

Jan 13, 2003  •  Post A Comment

“Fin-syn served a purpose in its day. I believe the FCC should carefully study the marketplace today to see if the repeal actually helped motivate diversity.”
Chuck Larsen, president, October Moon Television
“More laws are not the answer. This is an idea business. Hollywood has always been a closed shop, but great ideas will find a market, and we need more of them.”
David Carfolite, general manager, WSFX-TV (Fox), Wilmington, N.C.
“I think we need a form of fin-syn … Essentially what all these filings are saying is there has to be a percentage of the television market place that’s allocated to independent producers where the network cannot extract distribution rights.”
Charles Fries, CEO, Chuck Fries Productions