Joe Bures, Longtime NBC Business Executive, Dies at 83

Joe Bures, who spent two decades as a business executive at NBC, died Friday in Fayetteville, Georgia, his daughter Diana announced. He was 83.

Bures started out in the contracts department at NBC in New York, took a position in Burbank and remained with the company until his retirement in 1997.

He worked on deals for such shows as Wheel of Fortune, Unsolved Mysteries, Riptide, Frasier, The Wonderful World of Disney, Law & Order, ER and Knight Rider. Late NBC president Brandon Tartikoff established the Joe Bures Negotiating Award to recognize his achievements, and it was handed out to other employees in ...
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