Turner Deal Brings Star Wars Movie Marathon to TV This Month!

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It was announced today that Turner (TNT and TBS) has signed a multi-year deal for the exclusive basic cable rights to air Star Wars movies.

According to Variety, the $250 million+ deal apparently covers not only the seven Star Wars movies that have already been released, but also Rogue One and other future releases. The deal runs through 2022.

See Also: Star Wars: The Force Awakens Comes to Starz

Turner has already a Star Wars movie marathon featuring the first six movies planned for September 24th and 25th.

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