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Mill Creek to Re-release Sony TV Shows on DVD


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#161 of 211 OFFLINE   jcroy

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Posted August 11 2014 - 02:13 PM

Also, Pacific Blue they released the complete series set the same day as season 1.  I assume the complete series set sold better then the S1 set so why would they bother releasing the remaining seasons when most people who wanted that show probably bought the complete series set?!

 

(More generally).

 

I wouldn't be surprised if Mill Creek already knows that most of their stuff ends up in the dump bins relatively quickly, shortly after release.  For tv show season sets, perhaps Mill Creek has adjusted their marketing strategy based on this premise.

 

Over the last few years, I frequently saw many of the individual tv season sets of various Mill Creek shows in the local $2 dump bins, such as:  The Commish, 21 Jump Street, Renegade, Hunter, etc ...  But the "complete series" dvd sets don't show up as often in the local bargain bins.  (They occasionally show up at Walmart, such as the complete series sets of 3rd Rock From The Star, That 70s Show, Roseanne, etc ...).

 

One possible marketing strategy is to use the season 1 (or 2) sets found in the $2 bargain bins, as a way of enticing possible customers to find and buy the more expensive complete series sets.  I don't know how effective such a strategy is.



#162 of 211 OFFLINE   kingfish

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Posted September 17 2014 - 09:18 AM

they released tour of duty. has anybody purchased it and if so is the original music intact.



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Posted September 17 2014 - 11:14 AM

Question to anyone who bought Mill Creek's release of "Soap" season 1 & 2:  Are the episodes COMPLETE on this release?.....or is it still the same edited episode's like the Sony release? Curious to know.



#164 of 211 OFFLINE   kingfish

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Posted September 23 2014 - 04:05 PM

i read a review over at amazon.com stating that tour of duty does not contain the original music.



#165 of 211 OFFLINE   moviebuff75

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Posted September 23 2014 - 05:20 PM

I picked up Mill Creek's release of "Gidget" and was pleased to see the original Screen Gems logo at the end of every episode. No alternate pilot or other extras though.


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#166 of 211 OFFLINE   Angela_K

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Posted September 24 2014 - 01:12 PM

I really want Who's the Boss? Complete Series, make it happen Mill Creek



#167 of 211 OFFLINE   kingfish

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Posted September 24 2014 - 04:03 PM

i hope they release the rest of t.j. hooker.



#168 of 211 OFFLINE   LeoA

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Posted September 24 2014 - 04:08 PM

Any news on a season 3 rerelease of The Facts of Life?

 

That's the last Sony published season before Shout Factory took over. I wouldn't expect them to rerelease season 4 onward with Shout Factory's upcoming complete release looming, but I don't see why season 3 wouldn't reappear. 



#169 of 211 OFFLINE   HugeBensonFan

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Posted September 25 2014 - 11:07 AM

What about Benson? Any plans from Mill Creek to continue where Sony left off? Like season 3 and onward? Or does Shout! Have any plans to take this series over?

#170 of 211 OFFLINE   TVonDVDJunkie05

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Posted October 01 2014 - 07:41 AM

The ninth and tenth batch of releases have been announced:

October 7

The Flying Nun- Seasons 1&2

October 21

Married... with Children- Season 5, Season 6, Seasons 5&6
Square Pegs- Complete Series
 
November 11

Starsky & Hutch- Complete Series


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Posted December 03 2014 - 10:03 AM

The eleventh and twelfth batch of releases have been announced:

January 6

Married... with Children- Season 7, Season 8, Seasons 7&8

Party of Five- Season 2

February 3

Maude- Season 1
Canterbury's Law- Complete Series (This is a newer show from 2008 that only lasted 6 episodes- why re-release a failed show??)

 

Also, word from Mill Creek that the final 2 seasons of Good Times will be released in 2015 as well as additional seasons of The Jeffersons!



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Posted January 06 2015 - 11:15 PM

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I'm actually really enjoying the Mill Creek releases I've picked up so far.  The quality isn't bad at all... and the prices are pretty sweet too.  The "Soap" and "Benson" releases are great.  Maybe if sales are decent Mill Creek might look into getting the rest of "Benson" out there. 



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#173 of 211 OFFLINE   DeWilson

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Posted January 06 2015 - 11:21 PM

These budget releases have become like the "syndication" equivalent for TV Shows on DVD. :) 



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Posted January 07 2015 - 08:54 AM

knocking myself in the head for not getting S&H for $25 during black fridays.  and Highway (almost typed Stairway lol) to Heaven.  $50 for all that?


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#175 of 211 OFFLINE   Eric Huffstutler

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Posted January 07 2015 - 04:52 PM

I can't get past Mill Creek's history of those former Treeline 50-100 disc sets full of public domain movies.  They need to let Echo Bridge do them since  they do a great job with authoring and compression and has/had the Miramax contract for older titles.

 

Still hoping for "One Step Beyond" seasons 2 and 3.



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Posted January 07 2015 - 07:08 PM

knocking myself in the head for not getting S&H for $25 during black fridays.  and Highway (almost typed Stairway lol) to Heaven.  $50 for all that?

Fry's had Starsky & Hutch, Rosanne, Highway to Heaven & Wings complete for $15 each a couple days ago. $9.99 can't be far away...

 

 

I own the Sony version already, but I picked up Starsky & Hutch hoping the original columbia logo would be present at the end, but no such luck.



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Posted January 07 2015 - 11:47 PM

I would have bought Starsky but already owned the Sony season 1 set, which I bought from K-mart for $5 and I recently picked up seasons 2 and 4 cheap. Waiting for the Sony season 3 to drop i price. I have a few of the Mill Creek complete series sets, I like the prices enough to overlook the packaging.



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Posted January 08 2015 - 09:05 AM

I'm actually really enjoying the Mill Creek releases I've picked up so far. The quality isn't bad at all... and the prices are pretty sweet too. The "Soap" and "Benson" releases are great. Maybe if sales are decent Mill Creek might look into getting the rest of "Benson" out there.


I'm definitely with you on this one!!!!

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Posted January 08 2015 - 09:09 AM

Has it been stated whether the SOAP releases are indeed complete?

#180 of 211 OFFLINE   classicmovieguy

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Posted January 08 2015 - 12:11 PM

Has it been stated whether the SOAP releases are indeed complete?

I can't be 100% certain (I sold my original Season 1 & 2 sets a while back), but I'm pretty sure these are the exact same transfers as the Sony releases.  Only difference is that the sets are on 2 discs instead of 3, squeezing an average of 12 episodes per disc. 



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