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Old September 11 2014, 07:27 AM   #1
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When Will TCM Air Star Wars?

It is a classic, no?
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Old September 11 2014, 07:48 AM   #2
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Re: When Will TCM Air Star Wars?

I'm sure if TCM could get the television rights, they would show Star Wars.
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Old September 11 2014, 10:33 AM   #3
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Re: When Will TCM Air Star Wars?

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Old September 11 2014, 12:14 PM   #4
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Re: When Will TCM Air Star Wars?

They're showing Planet of the Apes, so it shouldn't be long now.
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Old September 11 2014, 12:30 PM   #5
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When they cough up enough money for them.
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Old September 11 2014, 02:15 PM   #6
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The question then becomes--which version? If it's TCM wouldn't they be interested in the older version?
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Old September 11 2014, 04:18 PM   #7
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Re: When Will TCM Air Star Wars?

It's also a question of the audience -- whilst many of us love both, I'd think the majority of their viewers would be indifferent about it given how much other exposure it has.
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Old September 12 2014, 12:38 AM   #8
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When will TCM show the Clone Wars movie?
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Old September 12 2014, 02:10 AM   #9
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I doubt it would be cheap. Do they show any other old Disney movies?
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Old September 12 2014, 02:28 AM   #10
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Not that I recall, certainly not often if at all...
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Old September 14 2014, 05:46 PM   #11
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Can't remember the last time I wacthed something on TCM.
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Old September 14 2014, 05:54 PM   #12
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They need to have another Kurosawa marathon. That hasn't happened in a while.
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Old September 15 2014, 03:38 AM   #13
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^That, and less 30's, 40's, 50's and 60's movies. It's time to focus on the 1970's and 80's (as well as the 90's soon after the others.) How many Busby Berkeley movies does one need to see anyway?
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Old September 15 2014, 10:31 AM   #14
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The reason it's my default station is the 30s and 40s movies. And the 50s. 60s and 70s are okay. I really don't want to see anything more recent than that. Maybe they can pull a VH-1 and split into a couple of subchannels-- 30s-60s and 70s-90s.
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Old September 15 2014, 01:36 PM   #15
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^TCM can't only stay stuck in the past like that, however; it must move forward. And creating separate channels just to show movies from more recent eras is just being redundant.
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