You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

FX nabs ’21 Jump Street,’ ‘Lorax’

Cabler inks TV rights to hit B.O. pics

FX has acquired the commercial TV premiere rights to the current top two films at the box office.

21 Jump Street,” which has currently earned just north of $39 million and was tops in its first weekend in multiplexes, and $159 million earner ”The Lorax” will air on FX after each launches first on pay cable.

Cabler has signed deals for films that were No. 1 at the box office in nine of the first 11 weeks of 2012. Those titles include ”Act of Valor,” ”Safe House” and ”The Vow.”

While original programming receives most of the buzz for cablers such as FX, USA Network and TNT, bigscreen theatricals and syndicated fare make up for a large percentage of their programming slate and help draw auds.

More TV

  • Disney-ABC TV Chief on Weinstein's Victims,

    Disney-ABC TV Chief Ben Sherwood on Weinstein's Victims, Shonda Rhimes' Exit

    FX has acquired the commercial TV premiere rights to the current top two films at the box office. ”21 Jump Street,” which has currently earned just north of $39 million and was tops in its first weekend in multiplexes, and $159 million earner ”The Lorax” will air on FX after each launches first on pay […]

  • Bill OReilly Roger Ailes Sexual Harrassment

    Bill O'Reilly, Roger Ailes Still Loom Over Fox's Business (Analysis)

    FX has acquired the commercial TV premiere rights to the current top two films at the box office. ”21 Jump Street,” which has currently earned just north of $39 million and was tops in its first weekend in multiplexes, and $159 million earner ”The Lorax” will air on FX after each launches first on pay […]

  • RuPaul

    RuPaul Reveals the Queens Competing in 'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars' Season 3

    FX has acquired the commercial TV premiere rights to the current top two films at the box office. ”21 Jump Street,” which has currently earned just north of $39 million and was tops in its first weekend in multiplexes, and $159 million earner ”The Lorax” will air on FX after each launches first on pay […]

  • Donald Trump

    SAG-AFTRA Supports 'Unencumbered Press' After Trump's License Revocation Threat

    FX has acquired the commercial TV premiere rights to the current top two films at the box office. ”21 Jump Street,” which has currently earned just north of $39 million and was tops in its first weekend in multiplexes, and $159 million earner ”The Lorax” will air on FX after each launches first on pay […]

  • Brent Briscoe Dead: 'Twin Peaks' and

    Brent Briscoe, 'Twin Peaks' and 'Parks and Recreation' Actor, Dies at 56

    FX has acquired the commercial TV premiere rights to the current top two films at the box office. ”21 Jump Street,” which has currently earned just north of $39 million and was tops in its first weekend in multiplexes, and $159 million earner ”The Lorax” will air on FX after each launches first on pay […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content