CSI: Miami Second-Window Rights Go To A&E
Apr 20, 2003, 12:00 AM
Alliance Atlantic Communications Inc. said that A&E Television Networks has acquired certain second-window U.S. broadcast rights for CSI: Miami. On CSI: Miami and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Alliance Atlantis and CBS Productions share the worldwide revenues on a 50/50 basis, after certain third- party profit participations. The total value of the deal over its term could exceed $230 million. CSI: Crime Scene Investigation US second window rights were secured in April 2001 by TNN: The National Network in what is believed to be the highest price per episode ever paid for US second window use by a cable broadcaster.