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CBS has inked a deal with TNT for off-network cable rights to drama series NCIS: New Orleans.
Under the pact, TNT has the rights to the first three seasons of the praised drama starring Scott Bakula and each subsequent season after the drama has aired on CBS Network.
The sale comes as the cable market for broadcast drama series has softened significantly over the last couple of years, with cable nets shifting to originals. In contrast, the second spinoff, NCIS: Los Angeles…