BVTV sells ‘Jim’ to half of U.S.

Eight Tribune stations pickup laffer for fall 2006 launch

Buena Vista TV has signed a batch of new stations for reruns of its “According to Jim” sitcom, swelling its U.S. clearance rate to more than 50%.

Last month, eight Tribune TV stations in major markets, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago, bought “Jim” for a fall 2006 launch.

The newest deals include KBWB San Francisco, WKBD Detroit, KSTP Minneapolis, WTOG Tampa, Fla., WXIX Cincinnati and WNPA Pittsburgh.

These stations are all paying cash license fees and handing over three 30-second spots in each run for BV to sell nationally.

Starring Jim Belushi, show comes from Brad Grey TV and Touchstone TV. Exec producers are Tracy Newman, Jonathan Stark, Suzanne Bukinik and Marc Gurvitz.

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