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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Showtime and sydication...
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/3/2000 8:40:00 AM  

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>I think all of Showtime's Sci-Friday offerings have been syndicated one-year
>after initial airing, season by season. (Stargate, Outer Limits, and Total
>Recall 2070)
>
>Is that standard for Showtime? And... obvious next question... is that what
>will happen with the new show?

Nothing's been set yet as far as I know, again it's way early for that kind of
conversation. I do know that we'll probably end up shooting 2 versions, one
for cable one for syndie for language and stuff.

jms

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    From: jmsatb5@aol.com (Jms at B5)
 Subject: ATTN JMS: Showtime and sydication...
      To: rec.arts.sf.tv.babylon5.moderated  
    Date: 10/4/2000 3:42:00 PM  

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>Aside from language issues (e.g., the seven dirty words you can't say on
>television), are there significant differences about what you can do, whether
>in terms of the classic bugaboos (violence, nudity, sexuality) or harder
>topics
>to quantify (religion, morality, no doubt other stuff as well)?

It's *all* on the table. If you do a show that could just as easily be on
ABC...why put it on Showtime? I want to take this to the wall.

jms

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