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CTV Gains Star Wars Rights

Toronto broadcaster CTV has gained the Canadian TV rights for the STAR WARS franchise. The three-year deal gives CTV broadcast rights to EPISODE 1: THE PHANTOM MENACE and the original STAR WARS trilogy. In addition, the network has purchased the documentaries FROM STAR WARS TO STAR WARS: THE STORY OF INDUSTRIAL LIGHT & MAGIC, A LONG TIME AGO: THE STORY OF STAR WARS and THE MYTHOLOGY OF STAR WARS. PHANTOM MENACE will debut on April 29, 2001 on the same day that the film premiere's in the States on Fox.

Forgot how cool those digital characters were in EPISODE ONE? Re-learn in "The Animated Side of Star Wars: An Interview With Rob Coleman" at http://www.awn.com/mag/issue4.05/4.05pages/cohenwars.php3.

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