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Mark Burnett launching Light TV channel

Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and MGM are launching Light TV, a new family and faith-based digital channel. MGM TV boss and US producer Burnett and his wife Downey already run faith-based prodco LightWorkers Media, and their new net will run as a local digital channel in the US. It will launch in partnership with Fox’s […]

Burnett takes over as Khanna exits MGM Television

Mark Burnett is taking control of MGM Television and Digital Group after the US studio acquired full control of United Artist Media Group. Burnett has signed a five-year contract to become president of the group, with current head of television and digital Roma Khanna stepping down. Simultaneously, MGM has bought the 45% of UAMG that […]

MGM, Lionsgate buy into free VOD service

US studios Lionsgate Entertainment and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have taken equity stakes in ad-supported VOD service Tubi TV. The agreement means both studios will now supply movies to the adRise-owned service, which is currently only available in the US but soon hits Canada through a recent deal with Blue Ant Media. Feature films confirmed include Midnight Cowboy, […]