That was fast: NCIS: LA sold into syndication

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Fastest syndication EVER?

After only seven weeks on the air, syndication rights for NCIS: LA have been bought by USA Network, which has already had a great syndication run with the original NCIS.

According to the Hollywood Reporter,  NCIS: LL Cool J LA is going for roughly $1.9 2.5 million per episode:(THR updated the story from their original report of 1.9 million).

The unusually quick deal is testament to the popularity of the “NCIS” brand — and the ability for top cable networks to capitalize on crime procedurals in syndication. In its seventh season, “NCIS” has grown to become the most-watched drama series on TV.

Update: Not quite as fast, but The Mentalist has been sold into syndication as well.

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