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April 02, 2010 10:23 ET

Darryl Payne Films Offers Twenty-Six One-Hour Episodes of CBS Television's "The Judy Garland Show"

Purchase Price Is $2 Million Dollars

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - April 2, 2010) - The USA Rights/Copyrights for the "Judy Garland Show" CBS 1963/1964 Television Season are available for purchase. Legendary Music Producer Darryl Payne currently owns these rights. This Classic Nostalgic 1960s series is being held in celebration of the 70th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz," which starred young Judy Garland in 1939 and the 40th Anniversary of Judy's passing in 1969.

This historic collection of 26 one-hour-long episodes includes an unprecedented list of guests - including Barbra Streisand, Mickey Rooney, Count Basie, Lena Horne, Tony Bennett, Ethel Merman, Bob Newhart, Donald O'Connor, Peggy Lee, Steve Allen, Jane Powell, Peter Lawford, Vic Damone, Jack Jones, and Garland's daughter Liza Minnelli, among others. Judy Garland also performed solo concert performances as part of this amazing, wonderful TV show.

In 1962, the CBS Network won the right to broadcast Judy Garland's musical variety show in an unheard-of pact worth $24 million. From June 1963 through March 1964, the one-hour episodes were videotaped at CBS' Television City in Hollywood, California. There are once-in-a-lifetime musical pairings and duets between Garland and her guests. This collection is the only remaining audio/video in existence of the legendary diva at her physical and vocal peak.

"The purchaser of this historic library will also own the exclusive rights to all of the music and video footage performed on the shows. Pioneer remastered the original master tapes in 5.1.

"The Judy Garland Show" is available to be released in Blu-ray or 3D Format.

The new buyer can license songs and music clips of the shows to third parties for advance payments. NBC, ABC, Fox, E! Channel, and CBS have paid hundreds of thousands of dollars to license clips of the shows.

Digital Video Download, DVD, TV Broadcast, Home Video Rights, Direct Response TV Rights and Retail Sales are included in this entire classic Garland series.

About Darryl Payne Films:
Darryl Payne Films boasts an extensive library of more than 30,000 masters and television shows, featuring the world's biggest entertainers. The company licenses rights to music companies around the globe. Currently, the company is selling Legends Of Classic Soul on TV. Legends features live concerts in HD featuring over 30 Soul Legends, including The Temptations with Dennis Edwards, Dramatics, Dells, The Whispers and more.

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