Disney-ABC Renews Legend of the Seeker

Disney-ABC Domestic Television has renewed the upcoming second season of weekly scripted drama Legend of the Seeker in over 70 percent of the country. Clearances to date include affiliates from Acme Television, Barrington Broadcasting, Belo Corporation, Cox Television, Hubbard Broadcasting, Newport Television, Post-Newsweek, Scripps Howard, Sunbelt Communications and Tribune Broadcasting’s owned stations.  
“Legend of the Seeker is the highest rated new first-run syndicated show of the 2008-09 season and we’re enormously pleased with the show’s overwhelming renewal for a second season,” said Jed Cohen, executive vice president and general sales manager, Disney-ABC Domestic Television. “The rapid pace at which our station partners have signed on for fall 2009 clearly emphasizes their confidence in this fantasy-adventure series.”