- The Washington Times - Wednesday, November 2, 2016

The 1980s NBC sitcom “The Cosby Show” is leaving Hulu, but officials with the company insist it’s unrelated to creator Bill Cosby’s legal troubles.

“The streaming service has opted to not renew its licensing deal with producers Carsey Werner, and as part of the deal, The Cosby Show will no longer have a streaming platform,” said The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday. 

No other streaming service currently offers the program in its catalog.

With no streaming outlet carrying the show and TV networks having since forsaken carrying the reruns, citing numerous sexual-misconduct allegations against Mr. Cosby, folks looking for a Cosby fix have just one option left.

“Amazon… still sells episodes for $1.99 a shot,” noted THR.

The 79-year-old comedian, who is free on $1 million bail, is due to face trial in a criminal sexual-assault case next June. In the meantime, Mr. Cosby’s attorneys are working through crucial pre-trial motions, including challenges to the prosecution’s wish to submit a 2005 deposition into evidence and an argument that his poor eyesight — certified as legally blind by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts — makes it virtually impossible to defend himself against his accusers and hence to receive a fair trial.



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