MGM Television

MGM Television Worldwide Group and Digital (alternatively Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television Group and Digital,[4] commonly known as MGM Television and then-known as MGM/UA Television; common metonym: Lion[5]) is an American television production/distribution studio launched in 1956 as "MGM-TV" as a division of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.[1]

MGM Worldwide Television Group and Digital
MGM Television
FoundedJune 30, 1956; 66 years ago (1956-06-30)[1]
Area served
Key people
  • Mark Burnett (Chairman)[2]
  • Kevin Conroy (President, Digital & New Platforms)[3]
  • Barry Poznick (President, Unscripted & Alternative TV and Orion Television)
  • Steve Stark (President, MGM/UA Television)
ProductsTV series
ServicesBroadcast network
Digital distribution
OwnerMGM Holdings Inc. (Amazon)
ParentMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc.
  • MGM International TV
  • MGM/UA Television

From 2005 to 2006, MGM television programs were distributed by Sony Pictures Television (as a result from a Sony-led consortium buying MGM). Since May 31, 2006, MGM Television has resumed sole production and distribution of its programs on television. MGM Television has rejoined the first-run syndication market for the first time in many years with Paternity Court.[6]

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