(ALL TIMES ARE IN ET)
"CNBC Titans: Merv Griffin," the 5th show in the CNBC Original Series, will premiere on Thursday, December 2nd at 9pm on CNBC. The documentary will repeat that evening at 10pm, 12am and 1am.
The show will also air on Sunday, December 5th at 9pm.
Turner, Foreman, The Donald, Hefner - the names say it all. See the stories of remarkable people and the businesses they made.
Get the real story behind some of the most famous icons, the greatest companies and the titans of industry who helped build them. Discover the key to their fortune and the passion that drove their success. They made a career out of turning the "unthinkable" into a reality, changing the world, how you do business - and have lived to tell about it.
If the moniker of Mr. Hollywood could be applied to anyone, it would be Merv Griffin. A pioneering singer, talk show host, and media mogul, Griffin was a true iconoclast who created some of the most timeless game shows of all time, including Jeopardy! and Wheel of Fortune. And although he was a Tinseltown personality who knew everybody in the biz, it was his business prowess in real estate that would eventually make him a billionaire.
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