03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Hillary Buys An Hour Of Hallmark Channel Primetime For Pre-Super Tuesday Town Hall

Hillary Clinton has bought an hour in prime time on the women's-oriented Hallmark Channel the night before next week's Super Tuesday primary election.

The cost of the unusual block-time purchase is about $500,000, according to industry sources.

Hallmark will air Clinton's national "town hall" TV event, linking 22 cities in primary election states by 21 satellites.

Before the TV deal, the event was basically a massive, closed-circuit campaign rally.

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