‘Masterminds’ clearances top 60%, including 18 of top 20 cities
New Line Television has cleared Masterminds, the series from Court TV that chronicles the daring heists of the thieves from around the world, 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.