In a competitive situation, FX Networks has landed off-network rights to hit Fox animated series Family Guy, starting with its 16th (2017-18) season. It has also made an off-network deal for Bob’s Burgers, starting with the current ninth season. (The older seasons of both Family Guy and Bob’s Burgers remain on Turner’s Adult Swim/TBS for the time being.)
The sitcom starring Charlie Sheen will make its off-network debut on nine Fox-owned stations in September 2014.
Tricon Films & Television and PPI Releasing announced today that Sanctuary, the Syfy one-hour procedural drama, would be launched in weekly barter syndication in 2013-14. Sanctuary stars Amanda Tapping as Dr. Helen Magnus, the daring leader of the Sanctuary team of investigators who track down, study and protect strange creatures that secretly populate our world. […]
RBC Capital Markets analyst David Bank says 2013 could be a huge year for syndication revenues for traditional syndication sellers, with CBS potentially collecting $300 million in revenue from NCIS: LA and The Good Wife. Fox is also set to do well with Modern Family, Glee and The Cleveland Show.
The relationship game show from GSN, hosted By Jerry Springer, is set to premiere on TV stations on Sept. 17.
Looking ahead to 2014, syndicators are pitching stations on a number of broadcast and cable shows including Warner Bros.’ Mike & Molly, Charlie Sheen’s Anger Management on FX and TV Land’s Hot in Cleveland.
Greendale Community College’s most famous study group will have a new member beginning in 2013 as Comedy Central has reached a multi-year deal with Sony Picture Television to license NBC sitcom Community, it was announced today by David Bernath, executive vice president, program strategy and multiplatform programming for Comedy Central, and John Weiser, president, US […]
The series, which debuts on the cable network in summer 2014, fetches a per-episode price tag in the low-to-mid-$2 million range.