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News Radio: 5/24/2005

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#1 of 89 OFFLINE   Casey Trowbridg

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Posted December 13 2004 - 02:21 PM

News item

It will be interesting to see what the specs end up being when the official announcement is made given that the production of extras was the big cause of the delay in

#2 of 89 OFFLINE   Paul_Stachniak



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Posted December 13 2004 - 07:42 PM

About f'in time!
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#3 of 89 OFFLINE   Aaron Cooke

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Posted December 14 2004 - 03:03 AM

yeah, about time but i'm really disappointed that it's still 5 months away. As far as i'm concerned there's no way some extras, no matter how good they are, are worth a 15 month delay for these discs. I'm going to be even more disappointed if season 3 isn't out by the end of '05.

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Posted December 14 2004 - 04:01 AM

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#5 of 89 OFFLINE   Steve_Knutzen



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Posted December 14 2004 - 03:43 PM

It's mine release day. It's been too long a wait but owning one of the most under-rated sitcoms will make me very happy.
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#6 of 89 OFFLINE   Alex Wagner

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Posted December 15 2004 - 01:29 PM

do you think they will put the episode from season 3 that belongs in season 2 back. i remember seeing a long time ago pictures of the back cover where it said the set had 29 episodes that would be correct if they moved that episode back.

#7 of 89 OFFLINE   Dave Corder

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Posted December 15 2004 - 03:12 PM

Ditto. Hoping for an initial announcement soon. $40 MSRP, probably $30 or so on street date at the B&M chains, sounds like a great deal to me. Does anyone CTHV's general policy for releasing subsequent seasons: do they always do that, or only if the first sells well enough? I'd hate to only get the first two seasons of this excellent, under-rated show. Dave

#8 of 89 OFFLINE   Gord Lacey

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Posted December 16 2004 - 09:56 AM

It's based on sales. I think Columbia TriStar (now Sony Pictures) has ditched more shows than any other company, so if you're a fan of this show then you should pick it up when it's released so we see more sets later. Gord
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#9 of 89 OFFLINE   Alex Wagner

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Posted March 14 2005 - 05:20 AM

It may be only a small thing but i'm glad they put the season 3 episode back into season 2 where it belonged.

#10 of 89 OFFLINE   Graham Greenlee

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Posted March 14 2005 - 07:36 AM

I really enjoyed watching Newsradio when it was originally broadcast and in reruns on the A&E network. I've been looking forward to DVD release, but I'm actually going to hold off on buying this until I hear word about a season 3 release. Sony has burned me before with their Just Shoot Me release last year -- a show I didn't think had much consumer interest so I thought Sony had adjusted that into their budget and release of the boxed set. Apperently they hadn't and I doubt their plans for future seasons. (Which is a shame because season 3 has one of my favorite episodes of any sitcom, "Slow Donny.") So, I know that Sony (or pretty much any studio that isn't Paramount) waits to see the sales figures before committing to further sets, but I'm going to hold off and see if they make plans for season three... I don't mind waiting on Seasons 1&2 to buy them with Season 3.

#11 of 89 OFFLINE   Randy B A

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Posted March 14 2005 - 04:09 PM

I will be getting this on release day. I am also waiting for just shoot me, but i have "slow donny" saved on my tivo. I am also waiting for more SEASON SETS of mad about you.

#12 of 89 OFFLINE   Scott_J



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Posted March 19 2005 - 04:02 AM

Good news. TVShowsonDVD has posted a follow-up to their story about the announcement earlier in the week. They list the extras on the back of the box, including 20(!) commentaries. Sounds good to me. From TSoD:

#13 of 89 OFFLINE   Kevin Porter

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Posted March 19 2005 - 05:31 AM

Whoa. 20 commentaries is...a lot. That's like Simpsons/Futurama proportions there. I was thinking about picking this up because I had heard good things. Would this be a good blind buy?
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#14 of 89 OFFLINE   Jaime_Weinman


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Posted March 19 2005 - 07:22 AM

There was a post on another message board that clarified who the participants are in the commentaries. They are:

#15 of 89 OFFLINE   MarkHarrison


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Posted March 21 2005 - 06:57 AM

I'd rate Newsradio in my top 5 TV shows. Other shows I'd rate that high would be Babylon 5, Buffy/Angel and Homicide: Life on the Street. I would guess you'd like it, but if you want to compare to my tastes, here's my collection.

#16 of 89 OFFLINE   Dave Miller

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Posted March 21 2005 - 12:38 PM

This really was a good show that was well written and well delivered. Peace, DM
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#17 of 89 OFFLINE   Casey C.

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Posted May 17 2005 - 05:28 PM

Less than a week until the wait is finally over! I've got mine pre-ordered. Anyone know of any reviews online yet? I haven't seen any.

#18 of 89 OFFLINE   Chris Brunner

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Posted May 18 2005 - 12:22 AM

Although it would be great to see a review, I don't really care. Regardless, this set is SO mine. Finally!!! C

#19 of 89 OFFLINE   Aaron Cooke

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Posted May 18 2005 - 12:49 AM

i've been checking for reviews every day for the past week and haven't found any yet. But i'll definitely be going out and buying my copy on tuesday.

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Posted May 18 2005 - 05:09 AM

Is there any Best Buy bonus disc BS to beware of, or can one safely order News Radio from anywhere?
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