FXX Network Wins Bidding War For 'Simpsons' Cable Rights

Law360, New York (November 15, 2013, 8:56 PM ET) -- FX Networks LLC announced on Friday that its comedy offshoot FXX had acquired the much-sought-after rights to rerun seasons of "The Simpsons" on cable and online, in what is believed to be the largest off-network syndication deal ever.

FXX has secured the rights to the 530 episodes comprising the first 24 seasons of “The Simpsons,” the longest-running comedy series in TV history, which had been available solely for network syndication for roughly two decades.

Reruns are expected to begin airing in August on FXX and will...
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