FX Picks Up 'How I Met Your Mother' Reruns In Non-Exclusive Deal

In a pretty creative arrangement, FX and Lifetime will share off-network syndication rights to hit CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother beginning this fall. Lifetime landed the rights to the hit multi-camera comedy in 2008 for about $725,000 an episode. As part of a four-year deal, it started airing HIMYM this past fall. The exclusive window in the deal expires in September, and that’s when Lifetime will start sharing the series with FX. The split window is pretty inventive as there is virtually no audience overlap between the male-skewing FX and female-centric Lifetime. And the arrangement also solves problems for both networks. (more…)

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