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NBC.com has “Way Back Wednesdays” with classic shows

by on Feb.20, 2008, under General News

Got a hankering for some of the classic, campy sci-fi of the 70s, or other shows of the era? Check out NBC.com’s Way Back Wednesdays, and catch episodes of Buck Rogers and Battlestar Galactica, along with other classics like The A-Team, The Alfred Hitchcock Hour, Miami Vice, Night Gallery (which frightened the bejesus out of me as a young kid on a sleepless night), and a personal fave, Emergency! NBC Universal sister sites SCIFI.com, CHILLERTV.com, SLEUTHCHANNEL.com are also taking part with some additional series, such as TekWar, Kojak, and more…Read More for the press release with all the series.


STREAMING VIDEO GOES RETRO ON NBC UNIVERSAL?S ENTERTAINMENT SITES

NBC.com, SCIFI.com, CHILLERTV.com, SLEUTHCHANNEL.com To Stream Vintage Series

“A-Team,” The Original “Battlestar Galatica,” “Miami Vice,” “Night Gallery,” “Kojak” and “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour” Among Series Offerings

NBC Digital Entertainment and NBC Universal Cable Entertainment today announced plans for streaming vintage television content on their entertainment websites. Full episode streaming of classic, fan-favorite series including “The Alfred Hitchcock Hour,” “Kojak,” “Miami Vice,” the original “Battlestar Galactica,” “A-Team” and “Emergency” will be offered on NBC.com, SCIFI.com, ChillerTV.com and SleuthChannel.com beginning this month.

“NBC Universal has a tremendous library of quality content and we are very excited to re-introduce these classic shows to a new web audience,” said Vivi Zigler, Executive Vice President, NBC Digital Entertainment.

“These are the kinds of titles we get requests for all the time at the network, and now we’re able to give our viewers a new way to watch their favorite classic shows and share them with their friends,” said Craig Engler, Senior Vice President, SCIFI.com.

“Fans of Chiller and Sleuth are going to have a great time re-discovering classics like “Night Gallery” and “Kojak,”” said Dan Harrison, Senior Vice President, Emerging Networks, NBC Universal Cable. “These are timeless series that are going to find entirely new audiences on the web. This platform is another great extension of our new digital brands, Sleuth and Chiller, which extend from television into on-line and now on-demand video.”

A full list of streaming vintage series follows:

NBC.com
“A-Team”
“Emergency”
“Night Gallery”
“The Alfred Hitchcock Hour”
“Miami Vice”
“Battlestar Galactica” (1978)
“Buck Rogers”

SCIFI.com
“Battlestar Galactica” (1978)
“Buck Rogers”
“Tek War”
“Night Gallery”

ChillerTV.com
“The Alfred Hitchcock Hour”
“Swamp Thing”
“Tremors”
“Crow”
“Night Gallery”

SleuthChannel.com
“Kojak”
“Miami Vice”
“Simon & Simon”
“A-Team”
“Night Gallery”



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