ABC and Disney grab The Grinch

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ABC and The Disney Channel have garnered the TV rights to the film The Grinch
from Universal/Imagine Entertainment for a reported $60 million. In the 10-year deal, which is an unusually long agreement, the two outlets will divvy up showings beginning in 2004. The movie gets it first airings on pay-movie network Starz!, which has a long-term output deal with Universal.