New Line show is a go in 18 of the top 20 markets.
New Line Television has cleared Masterminds, the series from Court TV that chronicles the daring heists of the world’s most cunning thieves, in more than 60% of the country, including 18 of the top 20 markets and all of the top 10 markets.
Clearances for the show—offered on a straight barter basis for this fall—include 10 Fox-owned stations: WNYW/WWOR New York, WFLD/WPWR Chicago, WTXF Philadelphia, WFXT Boston, KDFW/KDFI Dallas, WTTG/WDCA Washington, WJBK Detroit, KRIV/KTXH Houston, KSAZ Phoenix and WGHP Greensboro, N.C.
Additional clearances in the top 20 markets include KCAL/KCBS Los Angeles, KBWB San Francisco, WMOR Tampa, WCCO Minneapolis, WBNX Cleveland’s and WSVN Miami.
The Cox group has also picked up Masterminds on its stations: WSB Atlanta, WFTV/WRDQ Orlando, WPXI Pittsburgh and WSOC/WXAN Charlotte.
In addition, the WB100+ group is onboard for the new weekly, one-hour series.