MGM International Television Distribution

MGM rejigs int’l TV sales to achieve ‘greater efficiencies’

MGM has rejigged its international sales division in order to find “greater efficiencies”. The changes at MGM International Television Distribution see Paul Bischoff promoted to executive VP for EMEA. He was previously senior VP of subscription television and sales strategy, overseeing international SVOD and pay TV deals, but now oversees all television and digital deals […]

MGM to Get Shorty, tell Handmaid’s Tale in Cannes

Adaptations of The Handmaid’s Tale and Get Shorty feature in MGM International Television Distribution’s latest slate for MIPCOM. MGM has been upping its game in television in recent years, adapting titles from its library such as Fargo (pictured) and elsewhere and selling the shows internationally. The Handmaid’s Tale is based on the classic Margaret Atwood […]

MGM travels with Burnett’s A.D.

MGM International Television Distribution is taking Mark Burnett-produced bible-themed scripted series A.D.: Kingdom and Empire to MIPTV. The 12x60mins NBC show top-lines the US studio’s latest slate. Unofficially billed as the follow up to Burnett’s ultra-successful History show The Bible, it follows bitter political rivalries in the era of Jesus Christ as the Apostles, Pontius […]