MGM adds cable-ready film titles

September 1999
Multichannel News;09/20/99, Vol. 20 Issue 39, p26
Reports on the agreement between Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. (MGM) and Turner Broadcasting System Inc. for the cable television rights to the movies included in the MGM-United Artists collection. Details of the agreement.


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