TITLE

MGM Insists 'Stargate' Won't Shut

AUTHOR(S)
Reynolds, Mike; McNamara, Mary
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the cancellation of the science fiction television program "Stargate SG-1," aired on Sci Fi Channel. Mark Stern of Sci Fi explained that series producer Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Inc. is contractually prevented from making any new episodes of the show to air on other U.S. channels. MGM spokesman Jeff Pryor said that they intend to find a way to extend the Stargate television franchise. Stern cited low ratings as one factor behind their decision to cancel the show.
ACCESSION #
22106158

 

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