Winnipeg Free Press Newspaper Archives Apr 12 1986, Page 183

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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 12, 1986, Winnipeg, Manitoba Miami vice clings to Florida by Bill Kelley fort Lauderdale news and Sun Sentinel Miami vice will not be leaving South Florida at the end of this that the word from representatives of univer Sal which bankrolls the and which airs it and pays a hefty licensing fee for the its a South Florida and its about As Likely to leave Miami As mag another Universal series is to leave said Ben Universal televisions Vic president for press and it would just be a dumb but the fact we do have some problems and Well work them with the help and cooperation of both the creative person Nel on the show and the people at Halpern the main problem As always in All parties seem to agree that Miami vice 9 Channel 7cable 5 costs too at roughly million an episode with a few segments reportedly going As High As series has become the most expensive hour on network Televik most starring Don Johnson and Philip Cost about million an Don Johnson no move moving it Back to the los Angeles area while leaving a Small second unit Here to film establishing shots of South Flori where costs can be More rigidly would save that especially True for a Universal show Universal City studios is a state Oft heart installation that provides Many of the series now on prime time including amazing Alfred hitch cock and Knight weve got the facilities Noi ques Tion about but this is a show you dont like to think could be shot any said its Appeal is everything that exciting about move the show and you lose a lot of that and we know but theres a larger Issue that Issue is the licensing fee paid by Abc for the an Abc Vic president said i cant speak but we pay about per As product Ion costs studios which dont make a profit on a series until it enters rerun usually after completing about 100 episodes will attempt to secure a higher licensing fee from net want to get More Money from the networks to defray their own the Abc executive but if we feel at show is unnecessarily were not about to help pick up the Tab for something that out of mens or extra charge for exotic until april Quintoria cleaners cleaned on two and to your color photo credit Ladys sweater from

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