MGM Worldwide Television


Exclusive: Entertainment One’s Tess Charman boards MGM

Long-time Entertainment One exec Tess Charman has boarded MGM Worldwide Television, TBI understands.  Charman has joined as executive director of EMEA for the Handmaid’s Tale distributor. It is understood that she will serve in the role on an interim basis. Charman spent seven years at eOne, where she most recently served as sales director for […]

Distribution innovation: Are distributors the new marketeers?

In a period where distributors need to be nimble and multi-skilled, serving as pseudo-commissioners, producers and development execs, there is yet another string to add to their bows: that of marketeer. In the “peak TV” era, it is no longer enough to buy, make and place content – distributors must also ensure that a programme […]

MGM forms JV with Redseven

MGM Worldwide Television has formed a coproduction joint venture with Germany’s Redseven Entertainment. The partnership agreement was described as “multi-year”, and will see the pair look to place MGM unscripted formats such as Steve Harvey’s Funderdome and American Gladiators in Germany. The pair will coproduce any local commissions from Germany’s broadcasters. Redseven is part of […]

Asia’s Television Forum

Yeow Hui Leng, senior project director of Asia TV Forum & Market and ScreenSingapore organiser Reed Exhibitions tells TBI about this year’s edition of ATF How many attendees will be in town? We are expecting some 5,200 attendees this year, comparable to that in 2015. In 2015, 5,011 attendees from 60 countries attended ATF. In […]

Ex-MGM TV chief joins IMG in ents push

Former MGM Worldwide Television president Gary Marenzi has IMG Media has head of entertainment sales and partnerships. Marenzi will work out of LA and London at the UK-based sports media IMG, which is making a push into entertainment programming following it taking international distribution rights to BBC-AMC coproduction The Night Manager. This came after US […]