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Another Show Returns

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September 20, 2018, 05:44 PM
Tommy C
Another Show Returns
"Veronica Mars" with Kristen Bell is coming back, on Hulu
March 07, 2019, 10:10 AM
Tommy C
"Mad About You" is confirmed to return, fall 2019

But not on NBC. Instead on some channel called Spectrum

Has anyone heard of this network ? Not me.
March 07, 2019, 10:17 AM
The only Spectrum I know is the phone/cable company, so perhaps they are going into their own production and distribution channel. Why not? Everybody and their brother now has a network and all we have to do as viewers is subscribe to them all and watch our bills go up. Big Grin
March 07, 2019, 11:20 AM
Tommy C
It is a new station called "Spectrum Originals", premiering sometime in 2019

They also have a cop show called "L.A.'s Finest" with Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union coming. Looks like the same old stuff, not very original material. Just women with guns.
March 07, 2019, 02:53 PM
I looked this up and the changes in company names and subsidiaries is crazy, but Spectrum Originals is part of the same group that was Spectrum cable in NY. Spectrum was being forced out of NY over money, so other carriers like Verizon and AT&T and Optimum are trying to take over the market.

This one is actually Charter Spectrum and the parent company of it all seems to be an outfit called Charter Communications, which has a somewhat checkered past. I guess the FCC is supposed to keep track of all this, but I wouldn't bet on it. Big Grin

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March 07, 2019, 03:23 PM
Tommy C
It is very confusing. One article seemed to suggest that Spectrum Originals was going to launch in May 2019 with "L.A.'s Finest", but maybe it is already available.

That's why I watch so little TV ! Who has the time? Not me.
March 08, 2019, 04:40 AM
Yeah, I watch news, "American Pickers," the occasional science show, football, basketball, and late night talk shows. Sometimes, someone comes on "Colbert" or "Seth Myers" and she's talking about Season 3 of a show I've never heard of.
June 06, 2019, 04:47 PM
David R
Now they're bringing back "Punky Brewster", the 1984-1988 show, with Soleil Moon Frye returning

This will actually be a continuation of the original show, with her now as an adult, and a little girl of her own.
August 15, 2019, 02:31 PM
Tommy C
Reportedly, ABC is bringing back "NYPD Blue" in 2020. In this continuation of the 1993-2005 series, Andy Sipowicz (Dennis Franz) has been murdered, and his adult son is now the cop investigating the crime.

Kim Delaney and Bill Brochtrup supposedly return from the original show.