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Comcast's NBC talks cap its decades-long rise in industry

...Philadelphia Flyers and has a stake in the historic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio. One of Brian Roberts' early mentors...group of investors to buy a 20 percent stake in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie studio. Comcast unveils digital phone service...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/11/22/bus_556612.shtml
Business
Court OKs music-downloading lawsuits against software firms

...already against computer users by the trade groups for Hollywood studios and the largest labels. The case is Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios v. Grokster, 04-480. On the Net: The ruling in MGM v. Grokster is available at: http://wid...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/06/28/mus_457231.shtml
Music
Weinstein brothers and Disney announce split

...Disney chafed at the decision by the Weinsteins to fund the civil war drama "Cold Mountain" after partner Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer pulled out. The film was a commercial flop. Then Eisner and Harvey Weinstein clashed over the Michael Moore...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/31/bus_448923.shtml
Business
'Walking' remake exploits original

...Uhles at (706) 823-3626 or steven.uhles@augustachronicle.com. Home movies The title: Walking Tall (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, $27.98)MPAA Rating: PG-13Run Time: 86 minutes FEATURES: The DVD features commentary tracks, a documentary...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/23/mov_429313.shtml
Movies
Big Movers in the Stock Market

...up 45 cents at $31.68 The company's NBC Universal subsidiary could be interested in bidding on faltering Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio. The Home Depot Inc., up 51 cents at $35.84 The home improvement retailer announced plans to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/fin_418236.shtml
Finance
People in the News

...collection of obscure manuscripts, revised typescripts and working drafts for screenplays Fitzgerald wrote for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer from 1937-38. The university bought the collection with $475,000 in private contributions. The archive...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/ent_413242.shtml
Things to Do
Ted Turner honored with star on Hollywood walk of fame

...founded his Turner Classic Movies cable network 10 years ago. The channel fed off the hundreds of movies in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer library and other film libraries Turner bought over the years. Rutherford praised Turner for running the classics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/09/ent_411544.shtml
Things to Do
Business briefs

...entertainment assets of Vivendi, which also include the Universal movie and TV studios and several theme parks. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. withdrew its bid in late July, saying the $14 billion price Vivendi wanted was too high. MGM had offered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/08/16/bus_384614.shtml
Business
NBC to buy Bravo from Cablevision for $1.25 billion

...any of its subsidiaries. Cablevision has an 80 percent stake in Bravo; the remaining 20 percent is owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. NBC will pay $250 million cash for MGM's Bravo stake. By structuring the deal to involve stock transfers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/11/05/bus_356574.shtml
Business
1924: A look at the 20th Century

...Imperial Theatre. March 23: Douglas Fairbanks' The Thief of Baghdad premiered. April 16: Hollywood's giant Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio was formed by the merger of Metro Pictures, Goldwyn Pictures and Louis B. Mayer Co. April 23...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/03/met_258043.shtml
Metro