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  •  I know an actress ... (2+ / 0-)
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    Nailbanger, glorificus

    ... a living legend, who starred in a hit series for over a decade, described as thus on Wikipedia:

    It is one of the most successful and longest-running television shows in history, with close to 23 million viewers in its prime, and was a staple of its Sunday night lineup for a decade

    Yet, she says, somehow the series never managed to make a profit!  Any share in the profits she was entitled to never seem to materialize!

    Given that studios' most successful projects somehow never make a profit, it sort of makes you wonder how they manage to stay in business at all.

    •  And this is why James Garner sued over The (1+ / 0-)
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      Rockford Files. He said it damaged his health, but he was counting on it for his retirement and there was no way it didn't make money.

      He won.

      And I believe he is still working.

      If life gives you melons, you may be dyslexic.

      by glorificus on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 04:57:08 PM PST

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