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Filmways was a television and film production company incorporated in 1958. They were best known for producing many of the Creator/{{CBS}} rural comedies of the 1960s.

In 1982, Filmways was acquired by Creator/OrionPictures and reorganized as Orion Pictures Corporation soon afterwards.

Filmways' subsidiary companies included:
* Heatter-Quigley Productions/Merrill Heatter Productions (1966): producer of ''Series/TheHollywoodSquares'' and other game shows
* [[Creator/RubySpears Ruby-Spears Productions]] (19791981)
* Creator/AmericanInternationalPictures (19781980)

Television shows produced by Filmways include:
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* ''Series/TheAddamsFamily''
* ''Series/{{Bearcats}}''
* ''Series/TheBeverlyHillbillies''
* ''Series/CagneyAndLacey'' (pilot and first season)
* ''Series/GreenAcres''
* ''Series/MisterEd''
* ''Series/PetticoatJunction''

Films produced by Filmways Pictures include:
* ''Film/DressedToKill''
* ''Film/TheFearlessVampireKillers''
* ''Theatre/{{Hamlet}}'' (1969)
* ''Theatre/KingLear'' (1971)
* ''Theatre/AMidsummerNightsDream'' (1968)
* ''Film/SummerLovers''
* ''Film/{{Topkapi}}''
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