MSN, Yahoo Get First Crack at FX’s Riches


FX and Fox Television Studios struck deals with MSN and Yahoo that permit the online services to offer sneak previews of the first episodes of The Riches, which premieres on FX Monday.

MSN will get an exclusive three-day window to offer the pilot episode of The Riches online from Wednesday-Friday, featuring it on the MSN homepage.

Beginning Saturday and up to the series premiere Monday, Yahoo, AOL and will post the pilot episode for online viewing.

Episode two of The Riches, which airs on FX March 19, will also be available online before it airs on FX for an exclusive three-day window on Yahoo from March 13-15. Beginning March 16, episode two of The Riches will then be available on MSN and

The episodes of The Riches that will be available for online viewing will be edited for content and rated TV-14. Episodes airing on FX are rated TV-MA and will have the proper subratings codes applicable to each episode.