Wed May 15 02:32:00 EDT 2013
<<On Wed, 15 May 2013 00:45:43 -0400, A Joseph Ross <email@example.com> said:
> So which category does the original Star Trek, 1966-69, which is still
> seen somewhere or other, fall into?
Don't know. There are two possibilities: either Paramount had a very
favorable contract the first time around, or ST:TOS is still
profitable enough that it was worth the expense of negotiating
additional airings. However, there are two confounding factors: the
later films made (which involved many of the original cast) and the
fact that non-broadcast rights are handled differently. You'd have to
ask an entertainment lawyer to know for sure.
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