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    From: "" <>
 Subject: Re: ATTN JMS - Forbidden Planet canceled & rewritten?
    Date: 3/17/2009 12:37:08 AM  

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On Mar 16, 4:17=A0pm, Andrew Swallow <> wrote:
> Doug Freyburger wrote:
> [snip]
> > Whatever the deal, I want both JMS and the studio investors
> > to continue to get residuals from B5 for a long time. =A0Whatever
> > ends up working out that way is to the good.
> I believe that the Babylon 5 actors are no longer getting residuals
> for the show.
> Andrew Swallow

The writers and actors are in the same situation. Just to clarify,
because this isn't entirely correct and goes back to a story that was
put out that we all gave up residuals, which ain't true...there aren't
any broadcast residuals coming in to any of us because the show isn't
being broadcast anywhere at the moment. Residuals are paid when the
show is aired. We are getting a small piece of the DVDs, as noted in
another thread.

If and when the series shows up on broadcast or cable TV again, then
residuals will kick in once more.


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