Cult films have never really received the love and respect they deserve.
TCM Underground was an ambitious franchise on the network that never found its footing. On the digital side, we were in love with these films and for a brief time dived in with some incredibly fun content, enabling celebrated artists to develop “Lost Scenes” for the films. The on-air host fled, TCM changed leadership, and the wind left the sails. Now Underground is still alive but remains more/less buried today. But fans loved what we did for awhile with these eclectic, orphaned, enjoyable films. More importantly, it was a good audience for the network to try to acquire.
Special Thanks: Nathan Fox and 1TP