Harry Potter TV rights sold:

Nov 30, 2001

Posted by: John Admin


Harry Potter TV rights sold: ABC and its sister networks ABC Family and the Disney Channel have purchased the network rights to Warner Bros.’ “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” and its first sequel, “The Chamber of Secrets,” for a 10-year license term. The parties declined to discuss prices, but it’s bound to be the highest network TV payout for a movie package ever, with ABC shelling out at least $130 million for the two titles (read more).

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