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Will There Ever Be A Ben Casey DVD Set ??? (1 Viewer)

Sky King

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C’mon CBS, Paramount or whatever the hell you’re calling yourself now. Open your eyes and wallet and release the entire Ben Casey series.
I didn’t mind that your first release wasn’t restored and I don’t mind if future releases aren’t either. Just release with unedited prints.
From what I was able to gather from Amazon sales, it sold well enough to warrant future releases and apparently that was in the works until Covid hit.
So lets get going here, fans of this show aren’t going to live forever.

John
 

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Found this on Archive.org.
 

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You guys do know that CBS merged its home video division, right? It was folded into Paramount and the people who were in the MOD division were all let go. In addition, the person who worked on outside licensing deals with companies like VEI for instance, also gone. So, best way of putting it, there's no there there anymore.
 

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Neil,

I was aware that CBS merged its home video division with Paramount and with that, many MOD personnel were let go.
However since a release was started prior to that, why can’t Paramount just finish the job ?
Aren’t there classic TV shows still being released under the CBS Home Entertainment banner ?

John
 

Randy Korstick

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Neil,

I was aware that CBS merged its home video division with Paramount and with that, many MOD personnel were let go.
However since a release was started prior to that, why can’t Paramount just finish the job ?
Aren’t there classic TV shows still being released under the CBS Home Entertainment banner ?

John
Unfortunately, they are releasing nothing new on DVD just an occasional blu ray upgrade of something already released. Even Bonanza which made it through Season 11 and looked like it would be completed is not being released.
 

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Just guessing, but is it because Gunsmoke was deemed more important for completion than Bonanza?
I don't think thats it. Gunsmoke started releasing before Bonanza and for awhile they had equal releases but then they sped up to finish Gunsmoke over the last couple years of releases. I was hoping they would release the final 3 seasons of Bonanza at once but then they stopped releasing altogether.
 

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Neil,

There are classic shows being released by CBS Home Entertainment, unfortunately they aren’t new releases, just rehashes of shows already released.

John
 

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