Attn JMS: Start date for Crusade?

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From: sherry at (Sherry S. Curtis)
Date: 20 Nov 1998 08:10:43 -0700
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I'm aware of the Crusade production hiatus for new sets, 
costume changes, etc. but I hadn't heard anything for awhile 
if Crusade was still scheduled to start airing in the U.S. in
early January or not. Do you have any more news for us?

And while I'm here, I'd like to say thanks to JMS, as well as
the terrific cast and crew for all the wonderful moments we've
enjoyed with Babylon 5. I've never been so moved, intrigued,
and full of wonder with any television show before. Babylon 5
has really "raised the bar" for literate, though-provoking

Sherry Curtis

From: jmsatb5 at (Jms at B5)
Date: 20 Nov 1998 15:11:42 -0700
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Because 108 is now the slated fist episode, so that we can use it to introduce
the new characters rather than jump in in-progress, it means it will take
longer to complete the CGI and stuff than 103, since it was shot later.  TNT
needs the eps a month or two prior ot airdate for critics...and there's the
concern about showing only 4 episodes in March (which is when it would all be
rady) and thenbeing cut off for 8 weeks by the NBA playoffs.

So they figured going June 2nd would avoid all of the problems, and put the
show out when the network shows were in reruns...meaning it has a better chance
of scoring large numbers, a strategy that worked well with other shows like


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