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As with most of Lucille Ball's series, rights to this show are now owned by CBS, which bought the rights to "I Love Lucy" (including its hour-long specials) in 1960. Paramount Television, which gained ownership of follow-up "The Lucy Show" in 1967, gained syndication rights to the former show in 1995 following longtime distributor Viacom's acquisition of Paramount Pictures. Paramount/Viacom gained rights to "Life with Lucy" in 1999 following its acquisition of the show's production company Spelling Entertainment. Following CBS' 2000 merger with, then 2006 spin-off of Viacom, CBS now has ownership of the original Paramount Television library, including full rights to the "Lucy" shows (except "Here's Lucy"). See more »
It's unfortunate that the stars that we love and grew up watching don't always end their careers on a high-note. There are many reasons for this and the reason why I think this show never caught on was perhaps because audiences didn't give it a chance. Lucy was loyal to her TV audience for more than thirty years and she was not going to change her formula at all and I have to respect her for that because she was a comedy genius. Instead, she plays the same character that we all grew up watching. It is a fun, funny and delightful sitcom if you appreciate Lucy. I love the Lucy character and everything she did and even if I wasn't a big Lucy fan I think I would enjoy this series as well. Because Ms. Ball wasn't just funny, she was hysterical and she defined the art of slapstick and was a wonderful actress as well because she could do drama and make the best facial expressions. "Life with Lucy" included some great episodes and guest star (such as the late and exceptionally talented John Ritter) as well as Ms. Ball's veteran co-star Mr. Gale Gordon. The series also includes a fabulous theme-song and an exceptional supporting cast. This is The Queen of Comedy's swan song and it deserves a place on DVD. Like many fans, I anticipate and look forward to getting the complete series of "Life with Lucy" once it comes out on DVD.
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