Sony and its consortium of investors Thursday turned their agreement to acquire MGM for $4.8 billion into a definitive deal after the Lion's board approved the acquisition.
"This is a night that will live in irony," declared Roger Mayer as an introduction to the 30th anniversary tribute to MGM's "That's Entertainment." The intentional allusion to FDR's famous quote was…
Whenever I hear the expression, "I'll be back," I think of Kirk Kerkorian.
Sony Corp. president Kunitake Ando Thursday defended the Japanese electronics and entertainment giant's decision to buy MGM as financially sound and said he was pleased Time Warner had dropped out of…
As Hollywood ironically celebrates MGM's glory days with a screening on Friday of 1974's "That's Entertainment!" at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, industry veterans who had ties to…
In a surprise move, Time Warner cut bait and withdrew its bid for Metro Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. on Monday, saying the bidding for the studio had gone too high.
MGM Home Entertainment has signed a three-year distribution pact with L.A.-based Bronson Entertainment for exclusive distribution of the company's programming in Germany.
MGM's board met Thursday morning to consider dueling takeover offers from Time Warner and Sony. A company rep described the meeting as "informational." It appears the board didn't reach a decision on…
Sony Corp.'s chief financial officer Katsumi Ihara said an MGM "deal is necessary for our pictures business to grow in the longer term" -- a surprisingly candid statement that seems to imply Sony is…
Time Warner has shifted its bid for MGM to all cash from a stock and cash deal as it seeks to nail down a deal take control of the Lion. The giant media conglom's earlier $4.7 billion offer would…
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