FX acquires “Twilight Saga” broadcast rights
The Twilight Saga on the same network as The Sons of Anarchy? Yep!
On the heels of New Moon’s third-best opening of all time FX announced that it had bought the rights to The Twilight Saga. Twilight will be available for airing on FX in late 2011, with New Moon being available to air in late 2012. If the scheduled release of Eclipse goes off on schedule (targeted for next June), FX would be able to air it beginning in 2013.
According to Variety it is a standard deal in the the 10%-12% of the box office take range, but with a cap.
Showtime has the pay cable rights to the franchise.