Turner Entertainment, also known as simply Turner, is a U.S. media company owned by Time Warner. On September 14, 2016, it was announced that Turner Entertainment had entered into an agreement with The Walt Disney Company and Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation granting them basic cable rights to the entire Star Wars live-action film franchise, to be broadcast on TNT (Turner Network Television) and TBS. The deal includes the network premiere for five of the six original films, as well as Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, Star Wars: Episode IX The Rise of Skywalker and anthology films such as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The films began premiering in December 2016 to coincide with the theatrical release of Rogue One.
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- ↑ Perry, Spencer (September 14, 2016). Turner Gains Network TV Rights to Entire Star Wars Film Series. Coming Soon. Retrieved on September 14, 2016.