The Katz Broadcasting diginet boosts its comedy lineup with Roseanne, That ’70s Show, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Grounded for Life and Cybill in multi-year licensing agreements.
Laff Adds Five Carsey-Werner Sitcoms
Laff, the comedy multicast network from Katz Broadcasting, added to its lineup five hit series from Carsey-Werner Productions.
In the multi-year licensing agreements announced today, Laff acquires Roseanne (nine seasons/222 episodes), That ’70s Show (eight/200), 3rd Rock from the Sun (six/139),Grounded for Life (five/91) and Cybill (four seasons/87).
“With comedy-driven cable networks now focused on producing original series for millennials, Laff is positioned to become the new leading comedy destination for adults 18-49,” said Jonathan Katz, president-CEO of Katz Broadcasting. “Laff now boasts an impressive line-up of hit sitcoms with broad consumer appeal including Roseanne, That ‘70s Show, The Drew Carey Show, Spin City, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Grace Under Fire, Night Court, Ellen, Cybill, Grounded for Life and Empty Nest.”
Laff serves adults 18-49 with a mix of contemporary off-network sitcoms and popular movies and is available in 86.5 million households across the country. The LAFF brand crosses multiple platforms, with the linear network carried on the signals of local broadcast stations with corresponding cable carriage and digital content being curated, aggregated and available at LAFF.com and on mobile via the LAFF app, which is available for free in the Apple iTunes Store for iPhones and the Google Play Store for Android devices.