DVD Tuesday: Lancelot Link: Secret Chimp, Maverick

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →

Me-TV Memorial Day Marathon

[via press release] Me-TV salutes the men and women of the United States Armed Forces with a Memorial Day Marathon! Me-TV will honor the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces this Memorial Day beginning at 7 PM/6 C. The Memorial Day Marathon will feature some of the best episodes from each … Continue Reading →

Janet Dean, Registered Nurse Article Revised

I have finally finished a complete revision of my article on Janet Dean, Registered Nurse. In many respects, this is a completely new article with much more information about the production, distribution and reception of the series (both critical and in terms of ratings). I’ve revised articles in the past but rarely as significantly as … Continue Reading →

Eugene Polley (1915-2012)

Eugene Polley, the man responsible for the wireless television remote control, passed away on Saturday (May 20th) at the age of 96. Polley was working as an engineer for Zenith in 1955 when he developed the Flash-Matic remote control, shaped like a ray gun (or perhaps something you’d find at the end of a garden … Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: The Dean Martin Variety Show, Route 66, S.W.A.T.

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →

Me-TV announces affiliation agreement with Fisher Communications’ KATU-TV, Portland

[via press release] Me-TV announces affiliation agreement with Fisher Communications’ KATU-TV, Portland 5.15.2012 – Chicago, Illinois – Me-TV announces an affiliation agreement with Fisher Communications-owned KATU-TV, Portland, OR. The station will launch Me-TV on June 24, 2012 and will be seen over-the-air on channel 2.2 as well as on Comcast channel 302, Charter channel 292 … Continue Reading →

More Star Trek: The Next Generation Footage “Missing”

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the recovery of 13 seconds of footage — or more specifically, the original film elements for those 13 seconds, allowing for the footage to be converted to high definition — from an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation. Today, TVShowsOnDVD.com has more information about the upcoming July … Continue Reading →

DVD Tuesday: Hazel, Riverboat

Every Tuesday I take a look at obscure and/or classic television programs, specials, miniseries or made-for-TV movies being released on DVD. For the record I consider anything broadcast prior to 1980 to be classic or else there wouldn’t be much to discuss. The releases referred to in these posts are encoded for Region 1 use … Continue Reading →

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