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DVD Review: 'TV Shows On DVD' Via Mill Creek Entertainment

January 29th, 2014 10:00am EST
DVD Review: 'TV Shows On DVD' Via Mill Creek Entertainment
TV old and new on DVD – game?  Then follow us as we check out the cool TV show on DVD line up available now via the folks at Mill Creek Entertainment.  Up on the review chopping block are "Good Times," "Charlie’s Angels," "Wings," "Just Shoot Me!," "Dilbert," "Bewitched," "The Cosby Show" and "Married With Children."  The boob tube gets reviewed below!

 

 

  

  

  

  

   Title: "Good Times" (Seasons 1&2)

   Grade: 4

   Cast: Esther Rolle, John Amos, Jimmie Walker

   Release Company: Mill Creek Entertainment

   Website: www.millcreekent.com

 

The Show: A spin-off of "Maude," ...
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Top Witches From TV And Movies – Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2013 10:00am EDT
Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy in Hocus Poc
What sort of spell do witches hold over us? We find them fascinating, scary, and often times sexy.

These ladies, and men as well, don't just haunt our dreams, they find shelter in movie theaters and in our living rooms, and we welcome them into our imagination.

So which witches have what it takes to make our list? Let's not waste another moment; it is time to get bewitched, bothered, and bewildered:

Hocus Pocus (1993)

The Sanderson Sisters: Winifred, Sarah and Mary
(Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy)

Originally planned as a TV movie, "Hocus Pocus" was brought to ...
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Five Fun Facts About 'Bewitched'

April 19th, 2012 11:40am EDT
Dick Sargent
April 19th would have been actor Dick Sargent's 82nd birthday. Best-known for his role as "the second" Darrin Stephens on "Bewitched" (after the first Darrin, Dick York, stepped down due to health issues), Sargent died in 1994 at the age of 64 from prostate cancer but his portrayal of the hapless husband of Samantha the witch is forever rememberd by television fans everywhere. Any time is a good time to reflect on the whackiness that was "Bewitched" so let's take a look at Five Fun Facts about Betwitched in honor of Dick Sargent's birthday!

1) Dick Sargent was originally approached to pla...
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CBS To Remake 'Bewitched'

August 10th, 2011 8:54am EDT
Bewitched
"Bewitched" is set to entrance a whole new audience - the TV classic is to be remade.

The original 1960s series, starring Elizabeth Montgomery as the nose-wrinkling housewife witch, ran for eight seasons and was a huge hit.

The show was reinvigorated in 2005 when Nicole Kidman stepped into Montgomery's shoes to play Samantha in a big-screen adaptation, and now network executives at CBS want to weave their magic on the sitcom.

Bosses have ordered a script from Sony Pictures Television.
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Larry Hagman Selling Off TV Memorabilia Collection

May 9th, 2011 11:15pm EDT
Larry Hagman
Former Dallas villain Larry Hagman is selling off his collection of memorabilia, art and antiques from the Ojai, California ranch he recently sold.

The treasure trove of personal stuff includes scripts from the original Dallas TV series, J.R. Ewing's cowboy boots and memorabilia from his other TV hits I Dream Of Jeannie, Bewitched and My Favorite Martian.

Hagman is also putting personal antiques, fine and decorative art and furniture up for sale - and there will also be items he collected from his actress mother Mary Martin's career.

The sale, to be held at the prestigious Julien's Aucti...
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TV's Hottest Moms

May 7th, 2010 8:48am EDT
Cougar Town
Mother's Day is fast approaching, so if you haven't ordered flowers or found a way to celebrate this special day with your mother, you'd best start cracking. In honor of this holiday, Starpulse.com decided to take a look at some of the hottest mother's on television - the women that prove they can raise a family and look fantastic all at the same time!

Jules Cobb (Cougar Town) - Courteney Cox became a sexy TV mom at the very end of Friends, but she embraced it entirely in her new show Cougar Town. Jules is a recently divorced mother who worships her 18 year old son Travis, and manages to t...
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New TV On DVD, July 14

July 14th, 2009 8:00am EDT
ER season 11
Year 11 of the fast-paced series brings challenges and changes to the ER. Corday and Chen weigh work and family. Abby finds that being a good doctor is as tough as being a good nurse. Ray Barnett – doctor by day, rock star by night – arrives. Carter decides to leave. Also on DVD: Bewitched season 8 and Mad Men season 2.
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DOA: Fall TV Most Likely To Be Canceled

September 4th, 2008 11:30am EDT
Kath & Kim
It's often difficult during a show's first season. Characters come and go, storylines are tweaked, and main players sometimes get replaced. Remember the Aunt Vivs of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" or the husband swap on "Bewitched?"

If a show hasn't proven itself early on, it's an uphill battle. After last season's writers' strike, this may be the first time viewers come to their TVs with welcomed anticipation instead of judgment for new shows. Maybe. But there are some shows that will struggle more than others:

"Kath & Kim," NBC, premieres Thursday, Oct. 9

The Australian com...
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New TV On DVD, May 6

May 6th, 2008 8:00am EDT
Crossing Jordan
In Crossing Jordan, a brilliant Boston-based medical examiner tended to rub her superiors the wrong way with her feistiness and insubordination, but her expertise and persistence inevitably proved to be indispensable to Beantown's coroner's office. Season one is now on DVD. Also in stores: season four of The 4400 and season eight of Bewitched.
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 4

September 4th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Beyonce Knowles
Happy Birthday to pop superstar Beyonce Knowles (1981), "American Beauty" actor Wes Bentley (1978), New Found Glory bassist Ian Grushka (1977), Pussycat Doll Carmit Bachar (1974), Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera (1970), baseball catcher Mike Piazza (1968), comedic actor Damon Wayans (1960), "Babylon 5" actress Patricia Tallman (1957), Quicksilver Messenger Service drummer Gary Duncan and guitarist Greg Elmore (both 1946), actress Mitzi Gaynor (1931), "Bewitched" actor Dick York (1928; d. 1992), and English actor Nigel Bruce (1895; d. 1953).
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New TV On DVD, July 10

July 10th, 2007 8:00am EDT
Bewitched
The long-running ABC sitcom Bewitched starred Elizabeth Montgomery as Samantha Stephens, a pert, perky, suburban housewife who happened to be a genuine witch, with all the usual magical powers. A mere mortal, her husband Darrin insisted that Samantha behave like an ordinary human being, and that she keep her witchcraft under wraps at all times. Season 5 is now on DVD. Also in stores: seasons 2 of Beauty & The Beast and Extras.
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 19

April 19th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Kate Hudson
Happy Birthday to Russian tennis phenom Maria Sharapova (1987), "Maria, Full of Grace" star Catalina Sandino Moreno (1981), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Hayden Christensen (1981), "Almost Famous" star Kate Hudson (1979), "Tristan & Isolde" star James Franco (1978), Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel (1970), actress Ashley Judd (1968), singer/songwriter Dar Williams (1967), record producer Suge Knight (1965), "Rocky Horror Picture Show" star Tim Curry (1946), P Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell (1944), American actress Elinor Donahue (1937), "Arthur" star Dudley Moore (1935; d. 2002), scr...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 15

April 15th, 2007 3:00am EDT
Emma Thompson
Happy Birthday To "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson (1990), "Snakes on a Plane" actor Flex Alexander (1970), Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien (1968), The Darkness bassist Frankie Poullain (1967), 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry (1965), "Back To The Future" trilogy's 'Biff Tannen' actor Thomas F. Wilson (1959), "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" actress Emma Thompson (1959), film composer Michael Kamen (1948; d. 2003), Welsh blues rocker Dave Edmunds (1944), film and TV actor Robert Walker Jr. (1940), "Bewitched" star Elizabeth Montgomery (1933; d. 1995), country music/Hee-Haw host R...
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New TV on DVD, Oct. 24

October 24th, 2006 8:00am EDT
The O.C.
The third season of The O.C. hits stores this week. Ryan's savior complex becomes a recipe for disaster. Seth and Summer's relationship hits the rocks. Marissa spirals out of control. Kirsten attempts to put her life back together, and Sandy assumes leadership of the Newport Group. Also out this week: season three of The L Word, Facts of Life, and Wings; season four of Bewitched, and season seven of MacGyver.
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Celebrity Birthdays, September 4

September 4th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Beyonce Knowles
Happy Birthday to pop superstar Beyonce Knowles (1981), "American Beauty" actor Wes Bentley (1978), New Found Glory bassist Ian Grushka (1977), Pussycat Doll Carmit Bachar (1974), Sepultura drummer Igor Cavalera (1970), baseball catcher Mike Piazza (1968), comedic actor Damon Wayans (1960), "Babylon 5" actress Patricia Tallman (1957), Quicksilver Messenger Service drummer Gary Duncan and guitarist Greg Elmore (both 1946), actress Mitzi Gaynor (1931), "Bewitched" actor Dick York (1928; d. 1992), and English actor Nigel Bruce (1895; d. 1953).
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 19

April 19th, 2006 12:03am EDT
Kate Hudson
Happy Birthday to Russian tennis phenom Maria Sharapova (1987), "Maria, Full of Grace" star Catalina Sandino Moreno (1981), "Star Wars" Episode II and III actor Hayden Christensen (1981), "Almost Famous" star Kate Hudson (1979), "Tristan & Isolde" star James Franco (1978), Puerto Rican singer Luis Miguel (1970), actress Ashley Judd (1968), singer/songwriter Dar Williams (1967), record producer Suge Knight (1965), "Rocky Horror Picture Show" star Tim Curry (1946), P Funk keyboardist Bernie Worrell (1944), American actress Elinor Donahue (1937), "Arthur" star Dudley Moore (1935; d. 2002), scr...
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Celebrity Birthdays, April 15

April 15th, 2006 3:00am EDT
Emma Thompson
Happy Birthday To "Harry Potter" actress Emma Watson (1990), "Snakes on a Plane" actor Flex Alexander (1970), Radiohead guitarist Ed O'Brien (1968), The Darkness bassist Frankie Poullain (1967), 4 Non Blondes singer Linda Perry (1965), "Back To The Future" trilogy's 'Biff Tannen' actor Thomas F. Wilson (1959), "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" actress Emma Thompson (1959), film composer Michael Kamen (1948; d. 2003), Welsh blues rocker Dave Edmunds (1944), film and TV actor Robert Walker Jr. (1940), "Bewitched" star Elizabeth Montgomery (1933; d. 1995), country music/Hee-Haw host R...
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New TV on DVD, March 21

March 21st, 2006 8:00am EST
South Park
A flying nun, an angry housewife, and a controversial group of fourth graders are just some of the characters appearing on DVD this week. Check out season seven of South Park, which recently endured the exit of Isaac Hayes and censoring by Tom Cruise. Also available: the complete series of Gidget, the first seasons of The Flying Nun and Over There, and the third seasons of Bewitched and Roseanne.
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New Movies On DVD, Oct. 25

October 24th, 2005 10:00am EDT
Bewitched
In the film adaptation of Bewitched, Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell star as Darrin and Samantha in a remake of the classic TV series. Ferrell plays Jack Wyatt, an egomaniacal actor who casts Isabel (Kidman) to co-star in his film, thinking the move will help him regain his spot on the Hollywood "A" list. But Isabel, who happens to be a real witch, discovers Jack's scheme and chaos ensues.

Fun Fact: Broomsticks were sent out to movie theaters as promotional items for the film.

More DVD releases this week ...

Other Movie Releases This Week:

Herbie Fully Loaded

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New TV on DVD, Oct. 25

October 24th, 2005 10:00am EDT
The Munsters
Relive the hilarious second season of The Munsters and their lives on Mockingbird Lane. Herman is a devoted dad who happens to be a monster. His wife Lily and Grandpa are vampires, while his son Eddie is a werewolf. Meanwhile, poor Marilyn is like other humans and is regarded as the "black sheep" of the family.

Fun Fact: The show's title was allegedly derived from the words "fun" and "monster."

More DVD releases this week...

Other TV DVD Releases:

The L Word the Complete Second Season

Alias the Complete Fourth Season

Looney Tunes Golden Collection, Volume 3

Little Hou...
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