ION Grabs Off-Net Rights to Timothy Hutton's 'Leverage'

ION Television continues its acquisition spree with off-net rights to TNT's Leverage.

Over on TNT, the Timothy Hutton vehicle regularly lures nearly 5 million viewers and was recently renewed for a fifth season. The series, from Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment, will begin airing on ION in the summer of 2012.

The move comes on the heels of other acquisitions of such series as Psych, Monk and House, establishing ION as a viable after-market platform for cable net productions. Leveragewill join a prime-time lineup that includes Without a Trace, Criminal Minds and Ghost Whisperer as well as ION's first original police drama Flashpoint. Read More...


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