Deborah K. Bradley

Turner takes Stars Wars TV rights

Turner has snagged the US TV rights to the Star Wars franchise and the movies will play on its TNT and TBS cable nets. The deal, which Turner struck with The Walt Disney Studios and 20th Century Fox, gives TNT and TBS exclusive basic cable rights to 10 movies including the network premiere of last […]

News brief: TNT secures Marvel movie deal

US cable channel TNT has secured rights to the next five Marvel Universe movies. The Turner Broadcasting System-owned channel will broadcast films including Avengers: Age of Ultron and the third instalment of the Captain America franchise around two years after their theatrical release. “These movies will play a key role in TNT’s long-term success, especially […]