The Golden Globe winner and critically acclaimed series will air on weekends in national syndication beginning in the fall of 2008. Buyers include Fox, CBS, Tribune, Sinclair and Clear Channel stations.
NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution has sold hit drama series House to local broadcast stations in more than 80% of the country for weekend double runs starting in fall 2008, it was announced today by Sean O’Boyle, senior vice president and general sales manager, NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution.
House has been sold to stations from some of the nation’s leading station groups including Fox, CBS, Tribune, Sinclair and Clear Channel. Stations lined up for House in syndication include WNYW-TV New York, KTTV-TV Los Angeles, WFLD-TV Chicago, KPIX-TV San Francisco and WXIN-TV Indianapolis. Deals include double-runs in all markets.
House, which is produced by NBC Universal Television Studio and features an ensemble cast led by Golden Globe Award-winner Hugh Laurie, is in its third season and is No. 1 in its time period with adults 18-49 and averages more than 15 million viewers per week. “House” is currently Fox’s No. 1 show in households, viewers, adults 18-34, adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.
House is from Heel and Toe Films and Bad Hat Harry Productions in association with NBC Universal Television Studio. Paul Attanasio, Katie Jacobs, David Shore and Bryan Singer are executive producers.