As the rash of giant sunglasses, vintage jackets, and shaggy hair indicates, retro is so hip it's almost uncool. But as long as it stays cool, people will try to make a buck off it--and that's a good thing for fans of classic television shows.
NBC today announced plans to stream full, ad-supported episodes of more than a dozen series from yesteryear on NBC-owned properties beginning this month. Among the series set to be shown online are The A-Team, the original Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice, Kojak, and Simon & Simon. Some shows that aren't too dusty, such as mid-'90s sci-fi show Tek Wars (Shatner!) and 2003's Tremors will get their time online too. NBC did not say how many episodes of each series would be made available.Read more