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Sandra Gonzalez
March 26, 2012 AT 03:08 PM EDT

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The Hunger Games is coming to TV — in 2014.

ABC Family, which is also home to the Harry Potter franchise, has acquired the network television premiere rights to the just-released hit film and the franchise’s second film, Catching Fire, the network announced today.

This weekend, The Hunger Games earned $155 million, giving it the third highest-grossing opening weekend of all time. Talk about the odds being in ABC Family’s favor.

The Hunger Games will air on the network starting in 2014.


The Hunger Games: Full coverage

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