SPIN CITY 2004/05 Basic Information

This information is subject to change and was last updated on 01/08/04.


The 2004/05 Season (Syndication Year Five) of SPIN CITY runs 09/27/04 through 09/23/05. The full license term began 10/02/00 and runs for 182 weeks plus two additional 39 week periods. The full term will end 09/23/05.


SPIN CITY Primary Strip

SPIN CITY is delivered via satellite. It is a half-hour show distributed for 5 airings per week on a "Stripped Basis" airing Monday thru Friday. Strip episodes may not be played on the weekend.

Each of the five weekly SPIN CITY Strip episodes is fed twice, one business day before air.

If you miss a feed of SPIN CITY you may also order a tape. There is a fee for ordering tape, and SPIN CITY can not be libraried. Paramount Broadcast Services can provide current prices for ordering tape.


SPIN CITY is closed captioned and in stereo.


SPIN CITY is fed with pulled-up blacks; you must re-cue your tape. The episodes are fed with the national spot(s) already integrated.


SPIN CITY is scheduled by Paramount. There are 145 episodes in syndication.


SPIN CITY is rated by Paramount using the expanded ratings system and includes a TV Ratings icon and any necessary content codes.


SPIN CITY Additional Runs

Additional Runs were discontinued beginning with the 2002/03 Season. Some stations have extended terms for their Additional Runs. They will take same-day repeats of the Primary episode for their second run beginning with the 02/03 season. If these stations have special weekend language, then they will remove the barter for the weekend airing.


SPIN CITY Generic Format (7 minutes commercial time; 1-1/2 National, 5-1/2 Local)

Act I




Break 1

1:01 National

Act II




Break 2

:31 National 


Break 2

2:31 Local

:10 Parkinson's Spot







Break 3

3:03 Local

:04 CC Bumper, :10 Fee Spot



End Credits






Total Run Time



Local End Break




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See also:

 SPIN CITY Title List