Fritz, Ben
May 2006
Daily Variety;5/31/2006, Vol. 291 Issue 42, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (MGM) will limit its partnership with Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. in co-financing several motion pictures in the U.S. Harry Sloan, CEO of MGM, and its controlling partners planned to get back the company's home video and television distribution rights from Sony, as permitted during the acquisition. MGM has already signed an agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Film Corp. for the worldwide distribution of MGM home videos.


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