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
, 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.