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‘Family Guy’ Cleared in Major Markets on Tribune

Apr 26, 2007  •  Post A Comment

“Family Guy” has now topped the 90 percent clearance mark with distributor Twentieth Television adding stations from the Fox Television, CBS Television, Hearst/Argyle, Raycom Media, Sinclair Broadcasting, Scripps-Howard, ACME, Clear Channel Broadcasting, and Lin Television Groups. The series has been cleared in major markets on the Tribune station group.

“Family Guy” is now set to air this fall in 150 markets, including 24 of the top 25 stations.

“With the upcoming syndication debut, the ‘Family Guy’ phenomenon has taken another leap forward,” said Bob Cook, President and COO of Twentieth Television. “We are thrilled that the major station groups have acquired the brilliant sitcom from the genius of Seth MacFarlane that continuously demonstrates extraordinary cleverness, relevancy and wit.”

In addition to the Tribune stations, the top new affiliates set to premiere the program are KBCW-TV/KPIX-TV (San Francisco-Oakland), WMOR-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), KSAZ-TV/KUTP-TV (Phoenix), KMSP-TV/WFTC-TV (Minneapolis-St. Paul), WUAB-TV/WOIO-TV (Cleveland), WOFL-TV/WFTC-TV (Orlando-Daytona Beach), WPGH-TV/WCWB-TV (Pittsburgh), and KMCI-TV/KSHB-TV (Kansas City).

(Editor: Romanelli)