Off-net windfall proves everybody loves 'King'

April 2007
Daily Variety;4/9/2007, Vol. 295 Issue 5, pA2
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The article reports on the strong performance of the sitcom "King of Queens" in the syndicated television market. The show has delivered a 3.3 average audience rating in its fourth syndicated campaign and is up 44% in men 18-49 in 2007. Sony Pictures Television is expected to generate more than $1 billion from the sitcom's aftermarket revenue in the next decade. The


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