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Disney Classic Films/Cartoons on...Turner Classic Movies?!

Discussion in 'Disney / Pixar' started by MrCleveland, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. MrCleveland

    MrCleveland Animator Forum Member New Member

    Mar 1, 2014
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    It's like Sonic the Hedgehog being on Nintendo or Cats and Dogs getting together!

    But it is true...I didn't realize it until now, but I heard that last November, TCM is playing Disney Classics once a month.

    I wish I had cable, but if TCM was available on Roku...I'd get it....
  2. oneuglybunny

    oneuglybunny Moderator Staff Member Forum Member

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    This isn't that strange, really. The Walt Disney Company is a producer of animated fare, both animated features and short film cartoons. Disney also has distributorship, so they can put their "products" into movie theaters and onto television screens. However, if a rival broadcaster is willing to pony up the loot for a "licensing fee," Disney is perfectly willing to let them broadcast Disney productions. The broadcaster gets family oriented content, and Disney gets moolah. The same mechanism exists for other producers as well, such as Warner Brothers and Sony-Columbia-Tristar. Producers are happy to let their productions get screen time, as long as they collect their fee; and broadcasters need attractive content to maintain their audience headcount.
  3. artytoons

    artytoons Administrator I SUPPORT BCDB! Forum Member New Member

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    Besides the current Disney Channel and Disney XD channel target a young audience demographic (ages 5 to 17) in their programming and anything produced before the 2000's will not fit. Disney Channel had the "Vault Disney" overnight programming block with vintage cartoons and Disney theatrical and television productions made up to the 1970s sometime in the late 1980s-early 1990s. Since Disney execs didn't think much of expanding "Vault Disney" into a channel of its own to attract an older audience, the programming of such languished in the "Vaults" for a long while.

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