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MSNBC Acquires Rights To ‘Super Size Me,’ ‘Crime & Punishment,’ Indie Docs

> Update: 8:49pm: Here’s the press release…

“MSNBC has acquired basic cable rights to Dick Wolf’s ‘Crime and Punishment’ series and Morgan Spurlock’s ‘Super Size Me’ to help fill the pipeline for its primetime ‘doc block,’” Variety reveals.

Also: Indie docs “acquired to air during December” include “Beyond Conviction,” about a rape victim who confronts her attacker, and “For God and Country: A Marine Sniper’s Story,” about a young veteran of Iraq.

MSNBC longform VP Michael Rubin says “there is really nothing in the documentary world we don’t want to look at or get our hands on…”

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