Paul McElligott <firstname.lastname@example.org> asks:
> Actually, the show didn't REALLY change hands, did it?
> This was more of a lateral than a punt....true?
Not really, no...because the two organizations are *affiliated*
but they continue to operate as wholly different companies, and neither
side takes orders from the other. TNT *actively pursued* both the
reruns (before the companies merged) and the fifth season. And they
fought like hell to make the deal work.