Missing Music On Streamed TV Programs Highlights Rights Issues for Podcasters and Video Producers
Broadcast Law Blog
APRIL 28, 2021
This was because when the music rights were initially purchased, their use was limited to over-the-air broadcasts or was limited to a short period of time, with the producers never envisioning that the programs would be available through on-demand streaming services decades after they originally aired on over-the-air television. The rights discussed above must be obtained from the copyright holders to “sync” the music and the video into a recorded, on-demand production.