Ion Television has announced some major programming acquisitions, reports B&C.
The network has acquired "The Godfather" movie trilogy from Paramount Pictures.
Furthermore it has licensed shows from Twentieth Television and Warner Bros. Television Distribution, including two seasons of "Shark" with James Woods and four seasons of the syndicated legal reality show "Texas Justice."
According to the article, "Ion climbed out of bankruptcy in December, wiping away $2.7 billion in legacy debt and preferred stock claims. At the time, Chairman/CEO Brandon Burgess said Ion had $150 million in "growth funding" to acquire programming and build the Ion brand."
— Allison J. Waldman