Post Thumbnail

If you can pull your eyes away from the Olympics, Comcast and MGM are launching Impact, the first video on-demand channel featuring only action programming. Need flicks and TV shows like Terminator, James Bond or Robocop a button press away at all times? Consider it done, as Impact will have 25-30

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

More info on all six of the James Bond pictures coming to Blu-ray October 21 is finally available, the individual discs of Dr. No, Die Another Day, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, From Russia With Love and Thunderball will carry a pretty standard $34.98 MSRP, or as two separate volumes of thre

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Before you rush off to theaters to catch Quantum of Solace this November, MGM and Fox are planning to keep you squarely planted on the couch for at least a few days in October. Announced today, the two studios have agreed to push out a half dozen Bond classics on Blu-ray this October (20th internat

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Comcast subscribers will soon get a taste of MGM HD's 4,100-movie deep library, as the channel just inked a deal with the cable giant for both its linear channel and VOD service. Of course, the question of how much, if at all, extra it will cost to get the channel and when it will be squeezing onto

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Israel's leading DTH satellite provider (YES) has decided to give subscribers yearning for HD one more reason to choose it over the competition by inking a deal that will bring MGM HD to its lineup. Originally launched over in Poland, the channel is already available in Israel in SD, but it'll be ma

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

As promised, those MGM flicks have hit Xbox Live Marketplace, satisfying our deep seated need for downloadable HD Rocky and James Bond flicks. Disney's releases popped up on the service last week, however since High School Musical 2 was a TV movie, its available only for purchase, at a cost of 1920

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Moving one closer to the promised 100 HD channels, RCN has added MGM HD in Chicago. Previously noted as coming to DirecTV and FiOS, we're still waiting to see MGM's 4,100 movie-based channel and VOD platform on a few other providers, but ACE Communications, Antietam Cable and Armstrong Communication

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Some 14 months after Poland curiously became the first locale to lock down MGM HD, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios is finally announcing a deal to get its channel on Verizon's own fiber-based television service. Starting sometime in \"late 2008,\" FiOS TV subscribers in California, Delaware, Florida, Ind

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Feeling as if Starz's offerings are a bit stale of late? Apparently, so did its management team, as it went out and landed deals with five major studios with the sole purpose of bulking up its movie lineup. Reportedly, the network inked \"exclusive first run output deals with Sony Pictures Television

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Continuing the trend of high-class hotels having a thing for high-definition is The Water Club, a signature hotel by Borgata which is set to open its doors this summer in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The $600 million master plan development will feature 800 rooms and suites, each of which will have a

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While HD DVD and Blu-ray have both lost key supporters recently, Microsoft's Xbox Live Marketplace seems to just keep adding new content providers, this time bringing MGM and Disney-ABC Television Group to the fold. Conspicuous in that both are exclusive Blu-ray supporters, Xbox 360 owners will -- l

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

While HD DVD and Blu-ray have both lost key supporters recently, Microsoft's Xbox Live Marketplace seems to just keep adding new content providers, this time bringing MGM and Disney-ABC Television Group to the fold. Conspicuous in that bothare exclusive Blu-ray supporters, Xbox 360 owners will -- la

6 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

MGM's release schedule for the holiday season is getting thinner and thinner. 'Ronin' and 'Red Dawn' are the latest casualties, with both being put on indefinite delay for \"marketing reasons.\" That brings the list of MGM Q4 vaporware announcements to five: 'Battle of Britain' and 'A Bridge Too Far

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Everyone knows that the outcome of the Blu-ray / HD DVD format war has huge financial stakes. Reporters, then, take the \"Follow the money\" approach. At Europe's IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin this week, attempts to do so turned up no solid evidence to clarify things. Onstage execs from W

7 years ago 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's a little late to the party, but MGM has finally joined Paramount, Lionsgate, and others in offering a selection of its films for download in the iTunes Store. It's not the first time MGM has served up some of its movies in digital form though, with the studio already having inked a deal with Am

7 years ago 0 Comments