The off-CBS drama has been sold in more than 30 markets, including Fox and CBS O&Os, for a fall 2010 debut.
Twentieth Television announced Tuesday afternoon that The Unit, recently entering the broadcast syndication marketplace, has increased its roster to over 30 markets, representing 56 percent of the country. The program has been sold in all top 15 markets including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, Dallas and San Francisco.
Now completing its fourth season on CBS, The Unit is an action drama that follows a covert team of Special Forces operatives as they risk their lives on undercover missions around the globe, while their wives maintain the home front, protecting their husbands’ secrets.
Stations set to premiere the program in syndication include the Fox’s WNYW-FOX / WWOR-MNT (New York), KTTV-FOX / KCOP-MNT (Los Angeles), WFLD-FOX / WPWR-MNT (Chicago), WTXF-FOX (Philadelphia), KDFW-FOX / KDFI-MNT (Dallas), WTTG-FOX / WDCA-MNT (Washington D.C.), KRIV-FOX / KTXH-MNT (Houston), KSAZ-FOX / KUTP-MNT (Phoenix), KMSP-FOX / WFTC-MNT (Minneapolis), WOFL-FOX / WRBW-MNT (Orlando), WHBQ-FOX (Memphis), KTBC-FOX (Austin); CBS Station Group’s KPIX-CBS / KBCW-CW (San Francisco), WBZ-CBS / WSBK-IND (Boston), WUPA-CW (Atlanta), WTOG-CW (Tampa), KSTW-CW (Seattle), KOVR-CBS / KMAX-CW (Sacramento) WJZ-CBS (Baltimore), WGNT-CW (Norfolk); WOGX-FOX (Gainesville); Scripps’ WXYZ-ABC (Detroit), Tribune’s WSFL-CW (Miami); Hearst Argyle’s WTAE-ABC (Pittsburgh); Meredith’s KCTV-CBS / KSMO-MNT (Kansas City); Journal’s WTMJ-NBC (Milwaukee); Block Communications’ WDRB-FOX / WMYO-MNT (Louisville); Local TV’s WNEP-ABC (Wilkes Barre); Freedom Broadcasting’s WRGB-CBS / WCWN-CW (Albany); and Gray’s WKYT-CBS (Lexington).