MGM Revamps Worldwide TV Ops, Hires Parker As President

  • September 7, 2006
MGM is reinvigorating its worldwide television distribution operation, hiring senior management and bringing a number of new high-profile programs to buyers worldwide. Jim Parker assumes the title of president of the restructured MGM Worldwide Television Distribution Group, which includes TV distribution worldwide, U.S. barter sales and syndication, and all emerging forms of television programming distribution. MGM Worldwide Television Distribution Group will handle the international television sales for "Casino Royale," the new James Bond movie starring Daniel Craig, and "Rocky Balboa," the sixth and final Rocky movie starring Sylvester Stallone.

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