Los Angeles -- Former Viacom Inc. and Universal Studios
executive Frank Biondi has joined King World Productions Inc. as a consultant, the company
Biondi, who was president and CEO of Viacom from July 1987
to January 1996, will advise the company in the areas of strategic planning and
acquisitions. Biondi was most recently chairman and CEO of Universal.
King World is the syndicator for such hit shows as TheOprah Winfrey Show, Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune.