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Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

Old 12-15-18, 06:43 PM
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Why isn't Moonlighting (1985) on TV, streaming?

And why are DVD's, the only medium i see so much $$? what the hell. this needs to be on something now...

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Old 12-16-18, 10:40 AM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

Probably issues with the music rights.
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Old 12-16-18, 11:42 AM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

I would binge watch Moonlighting. Loved the way Cybil always had like a glow around her. lol

PS. Meant Glow... LOL

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Old 12-16-18, 12:22 PM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

What was she growing?
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

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What was she growing?
Fat.
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Old 12-16-18, 03:02 PM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

I liked Cybil Shepherd and Bruce Willis.

I hated this show.

But I am surprised it's not streaming, anywhere.
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

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Fat.


Seriously, I'm guessing he's referring to her closeups always being in such soft focus. Cybil is lucky that HD didn't exist in the 80's.
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Old 12-17-18, 06:49 AM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

She was shot using diffusion disks to create a 1940s film look.
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Old 12-17-18, 07:05 AM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

There's a lot of shows not available on streaming
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Old 12-17-18, 08:24 AM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

Not available for digital purchase either, which is crazy.
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Old 12-17-18, 10:14 AM
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Re: Why isn't Moonlighting on TV, streaming?

The show is owned by ABC(ABC Films). The only other titles in ABC Films catalog are TV movies from early 70s. Except for the two Kolchak movies (Night Strangler/Night Stalker) none have seen the light of day since.
The Kolchak movies are always licensed by a third party for release. Moonlighting was licensed by Lionsgate for DVD and went of out print probably when the license expired.
Are the Kolchak movies available for streaming or digital purchase?

Moonlighting should be viewed as independently owned by a company not interested in the distribution of their catalog. Should somebody approach them with an offer to distribute it on disc or streaming they'll make a deal.
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