– Syndicated repeats of Fox’s hit Bones has been cleared 45 percent of the country, including all of the Fox O&Os, not to mention station groups belonging to CBS, Tribune, and Bahakel. Weekday airings of the program were sold to TNT.

-CBS’ Judge Judy has been re-upped until 2012.

– As mentioned earlier, Program Partners has renewed Merv Griffin’s Crosswords in 50 percent in the country for Season 2, including the NBC O&Os who carry the show.

– After failing to sell Baywatch in strip syndication last fall, Litton has struck a deal with ION Television to air the show over their network, beginning in March.