4009Re: 1972-1973 season reviewed on TV PARTY!
- Jul 18, 2006Bummer about the other seasons of "Night Gallery." I bought the first
season and hoped for more.
--- In email@example.com, "Marta Dawes" <marta@...> wrote:
> The 25 "Sixth Sense" episodes that had been produced were cut down
> hour to a half-hour. They were not rewrapped by Serling; he was
> speak the intros only, at a hefty price. The words were not even his
> writing but someone else's. Harry Tatelman, a Universal executive
> this same hatchet job on other series, was hired to cut down the NG
> as well as the "Sixth Sense" episodes for a syndication package.
> all half-hour desecrations when he got done with them.
> I own the Yahoo Night Gallery discussion board, have done so for the
> four years, and have the Night Gallery Companion in my hands as I type,
> which states on page 361 exactly what I've typed above. The authors
> book moderate the discussion list. These nor any other NG episodes
> coming out on DVD, at least by Universal. The sales of the first season
> were not high enough, according to the studio. No mention is made of the
> shoddiness of the package they put together, which was Universal's
> http://www.steveandmarta.com - See the 2004 Twilight Zone Convention
> All we are saying...
> is give Peace a chance. - John Lennon
> May the good Lord take a likin' to ya and blow ya up real soon! -
> McBob and Billy Sol Hurok
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Behalf Of Richard D. Perez
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> Subject: Re: [probe_control] 1972-1973 season reviewed on TV PARTY!
> THE SIXTH SENSE was never recut. The hourlong episodes were simply
> 're-wrapped' by Serling and added to the NIGHT GALLERY package. It
> be interesting to see if these episodes come out on DVD as part of the
> NIGHT GALLERY releases.
> BTW, will the fellow who wanted to trade for SEARCH episodes with me
> please contact ME?
> Marta Dawes wrote:
> > Thanks for posting this, Chris. I very much remember both "The Sixth
> > Sense"
> > and "Banyon," the last of which was a decent show starring Robert
> > At the time it impressed me with its noir feeling, and I was only
> > would love to see this again. In the early 70's the fall season
> > Guide was the most awaited magazine at my house. I loved what they
> > with
> > the new shows section, and I remember the pictures of "Banyon"
> > this day.
> > "Sixth Sense" hasn't been shown in those uncut 1 hour episodes
> > original run; it was chopped down to a half hour, each episode
> > some
> > ridiculously insipid name, and wedged into the "Night Gallery"
> > package with new intros by Rod (for which he was paid a fortune,
> > the only reason he did them). It helped to draw the opinion of the far
> > superior NG downwards, since NG had been cut for syndication as
> > remember "Sixth Sense" as being talky and boring, but I'd like to see
> > those
> > uncut episodes again, just to decide for myself. My best friend
> > Collins, or I would never have seen the series.
> > Marta
> > http://www.steveandmarta.com <http://www.steveandmarta.com> - See the
> > 2004 Twilight Zone Convention page!
> > All we are saying...
> > is give Peace a chance. - John Lennon
> > May the good Lord take a likin' to ya and blow ya up real soon! -
> > McBob and Billy Sol Hurok
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > <mailto:probe_control%40yahoogroups.com>
> > [mailto:email@example.com
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> > On Behalf Of dmanmetz@... <mailto:dmanmetz%40aol.com>
> > Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 4:45 PM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: [probe_control] 1972-1973 season reviewed on TV PARTY!
> > Hi gang, just wanted to let everyone know that TV PARTY! is looking
> > back at
> > the 1972-1973 TV season. Of course I wouldn't be writing this if
> > not
> > include Search. Search is one the program's profiled on the second
> > the article. Most of the write up looks like a cut and paste job
> > article Don Harden submitted about three years ago. However they
> > the
> > beginning teaser and opening title of the Gold Machine. COOL! Did you
> > provide
> > them with that Don?
> > Somehow they managed to fine out what some of the other lower rated
> > shows ranked for the season. Search may have lost the ratings war
> > Cannon
> > but Probe Control kicked the Julie Andrews Show butt! Her show was
> > number 61 for the Neilsens. The only other two shows less popular
> > year
> > were The Sixth Sense and Banyon (remember that one?). I wonder
> > of
> > damage Owen Marshall did to Search for the second part of the 1973
> > when
> > it was moved into the Julie Andrews time slot. I am already ahead
> > though. I e-mailed the author, Billy Ingram and asked were Search was
> > rated
> > for
> > that season. He said he did not have that information available to
> > Like I said, a good interesting for TV buffs. Also, look for the cool
> > advertisement for the Sixth Sense. Enjoy.
> > Chris
> > _http://www.tvparty.com/70fall72-2.html_
> > <http://www.tvparty.com/70fall72-2.html_>
> > (http://www.tvparty.com/70fall72-2.html
> > <http://www.tvparty.com/70fall72-2.html>)
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