Osbournes deal official


The Osbournes, as expected, will return next fall to MTV for an
encore performance. MTV inked a deal with the rocker family for 20 new episodes,
slated for a fall debut.

The new episodes, however, may not air all at once.

The deal also calls for three specials this summer, including a show with
Ozzy Osbourne and wife Sharon, a family dinner and a visit to Osbourne's summer
concert series, Ozzfest.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but the agreement gives MTV international
rights and, perhaps, a syndication play.

Speculation had been that MTV could pony up around $20 million for a new