Wed May 15 02:57:35 EDT 2013
The Boston rights to 'Cheers' are still owned by Barry Diller who
owned WHUB-TV (66) briefly.
20 years ago WSBK-TV just ran Hogan's Heroes and MASH all the time.
On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 2:32 AM, Garrett Wollman <email@example.com> wrote:
> <<On Wed, 15 May 2013 00:45:43 -0400, A Joseph Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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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