Sam Raimi’s original series Wizard’s First Rule from ABC/Disney has been cleared to air in syndication. Based on the Sword of Truth books by Terry Goodkind, the series will air for 22 episodes with production scheduled to begin in May.
Syndication sales have been brisk, with the show being cleared in all top 50 markets, and 84% of the country overall.
About the show:
The weekly hourlong series follows Richard Cypher, a young man who makes his living leading people through dangerous forests, as he investigates the murder of his father and finds himself opposing Darken Rahl, the son of an evil wizard.
The show will be shot in HD.