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Why TV revivals are lucrative for networks

Jan 11, 2021
Reboots of popular shows don't need to be a critical success to be a commercial one.
The original cast of "Sex and the City." The reboot of the hit show won't include the character Samantha, played by Kim Cattrall, second from left.
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How "Murphy Brown" paved the way for women in television

Mar 26, 2018
Writer Joy Press explains how the show changed TV history at a time when "there were very limited ways to be a woman on television."
"Murphy Brown" creator Diane English, center, with actors Grant Shaud and Candice Bergen, attend a 25th anniversary event for the show at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City in 2013.
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Explaining the craze in TV reboots

Feb 22, 2018
Why they shine brightly - and briefly - in a crowded TV market.

Nostalgia and Butthead: MTV airs new Classic channel

Jul 29, 2016
Thirty-five years after it began, MTV is re-airing 90s shows and music to woo viewers.
We live in an era where nostalgia has its own day of the week, says one MTV executive.
MTV