Who owns distribution rights to The Fall Guy? Not Fox.

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  1. Tory

    Tory -The Snappy Sneezer- -Red Huck-

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    I e-mailed them asking when they were planning to release The Fall Guy and got this response:


    TV Shows on DVD says it is with Fox and imdb says Production Companies are Fox and Glen A. Larson Productions.

    Does Glen A. Larson Productions own this? Most other shows on DVD assciated with them are from Universal (Magnum P.I., Knight Rider, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century, Battlestar Galactica (original), The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries, and Quincy)

    Could ABC own it?

    Does anyone know?
     
  2. todd s

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    Most of those shows are from Universal. So thats who may be the rights holder.


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  3. ChrisCook

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    Tory, I got the same response when I e-mailed Fox about "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis".
     
  4. HenryDuBrow

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    Odd...
     
  5. Christian Preischl

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    This was definitely never a Universal show. Just thinking about the opening credits, all the film clips I can remember are Fox Movies (Butch Cassidy..., Silver Streak, Poseidon Adventure). Plus, the characters would often watch dailies in a Fox screening room. This is really odd.
     
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    I received this e-mail from Gord a little while ago.

     
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    I sure hope that someone can get to the bottom of this. The Fall Guy is one of the few remaining shows on my "gotta have it" list which is totally unreleased. The unfortunate part is that if it is Fox (which I think it is) then don't hold your breath. Classic TV from Fox seems VERY limited. It would be great if a Company like Anchor Bay were to release it. However, with the way that they cut off their Hunter releases, maybe that's not the way to go either [​IMG]
     
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    But there are some signs that Fox is looking more at its classic/vintage TV properties. So far in 2006, they have (or will have) released season 1 of "The Time Tunnel," "Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea," and, just last week, "The Big Valley," all shows from the 1960s.
     
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    I am pretty sure the rights belong to FOX as the shows creator has Glen A. Larson has said as much. He should know i would think...

    In some other news it sounds like a feature film of the Fall Guy has been greenlit by the weinstein company. Others announced Knight Rider, Magnum P.I., The Equalizer will all be coming to theatres in the next year or two. I think Knight Rider is up first from what i can tell. So maybe still some hope for The Fall Guy to get released on DVD with a movie tie in.


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  10. HenryDuBrow

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    Wasn't there talk of a "Fall Guy" movie already a couple of years ago, with George Clooney as Colt Seavers?
     
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    Hasn't Hollywood learned ANYTHING from the string of box office failures of TV/movie remakes? Enough already. Weinsteins are you listening??
     

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