China and Southeast Asia
Broadcast in English with Mandarin and Thai subtitles, the MGM Channel
in Asia brings to the television-viewing audience a 24-hour dedicated
film channel featuring handpicked selections from the world?s largest
modern film library. Over 120 countries and territories around the globe
currently enjoy MGM Channels.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has long been a classic icon, whose distinguished
reputation is embodied in its renowned roaring lion trademark. Since
1924, the Company has successfully shaped cinematic history and
delighted audiences worldwide with entertainment of unparalleled
The MGM Channel brings handpicked films from all genres and decades to
movie lovers in the region.
Primetime evenings begin at 9 p.m. Hong Kong and Singapore standard
time(8 p.m. in Indonesia and 10 p.m. in Malaysia) and are themed to
promote destination viewing for the discerning movie lover.
The grid below visually demonstrates the programming experience and
strategy used today.
Monday - Friday
Romance & Drama: An evening of
heart-warming romance and poignant dramas
Crime Time: It's primetime crime
time 2 back-to-back crime flicks. We're got the good cops, the bad cops,
mobsters and gangsters all night here.
Action & Suspense: A night of action
and suspense that'll leave you breathless.
Spotlight: The 'Spotlight' shines on
back-to-back movies of a come on theme. "Academy Award-Winning
Spotlight" and "March Music Fest" are a couple of upcoming Spotlights.
Wacky Friday: Sit back, relax and
laugh the night away with back-to-back hilarious comedies! Thank God ...
it's Friday on MGM.
Showcases the best of MGM?s romance and drama genre
Current films from the library include: Midnight Cowboy, Man in the Iron
Mask, Mississippi Burning, Little Man Tate, Great Balls of Fire.
Presents two of MGM Channel?s crime titles filled with good and bad
cops, secret agents, escaped convicts and twisted conspiracy
Current titles include: Fled, Mad House, Blown Away, Robocop, The
Organization, Sunset Beat, Prime Target.
Leaves audiences breathless from a suspense and action line-up featuring
legendary actors and well-known characters they?ve portrayed
Current hits include The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Masquerade,
Hackers, Desperate Hours, Trapeze.
Features back-to-back movies with a common theme like Award-Winning
Masterpieces, Before They Were Famous, In The War Zone, and Western
Legends, among others.
A showcase of comedies brings a happy end to the workweek on Friday
Titles currently included among others are: Get Shorty, Revenge of the
Pink Panther, Mystic Pizza, Some Like It Hot, and Throw Momma From the
Saturday ? Sunday
Jampack your weekend nights
with your favorite Hollywood films? from modern gems to the
Your favorite Hollywood films?
from modern gems to the unforgettable classics? extended
throughout Sunday nights.
Weekends will always be something to look forward to with MGM Channel?s
salute to Hollywood that features modern gems and unforgettable
classics. Westerns take the spotlight on Saturdays at 3 p.m. Hong Kong
and Singapore standard time (2p.m. in Indonesia and 4 p.m. in Malaysia)
Kids aren?t left out at the MGM Channel, a Saturday morning block called
MGM Kid?s Reel at 10 a.m. Hong Kong and Singapore standard time (9 a.m.
in Indonesia and 11 a.m. in Malaysia) features current titles like
Fiddler on the Roof, Prancer, and Operation Lookout among others.
The MGM Channels have access to a library of over 4,000 movies, in order
to select available titles to expertly program days and nights in each
region. Library titles feature screen legends and contemporary Hollywood
luminaries. The MGM Channels also feature works by acclaimed directors
like Woody Allen, Stanley Kubrick, Martin Scorsese, and Francois
Truffaut among others.
80 years after its birth, MGM remains a major force in the entertainment
industry, with a proud heritage, an enduring legacy, and a promising
MGM?s Best Pictures
1946 - The Best Years of Our Lives
1948 - Hamlet
1955 - Marty
1960 - The Apartment
1961 - West Side Story
1963 - Tom Jones
1967 - In the Heat of the Night
1969 - Midnight Cowboy
1976 - Rocky
1977 - Annie Hall
1986 - Platoon
1988 - Rain Man
1990 - Dances With Wolves
1991 - Silence of the Lambs
MGM?s Best Actors
- Fredric March - The Best Years of Our Lives
1955 - Ernest Borgnine ? Marty
1958 - David Niven - Separate Tables
1960 - Burt Lancaster - Elmer Gantry
1961 - Maximilian Schell -Judgment at Nuremberg
1963 - Sidney Poitier - Lilies of the Field
1967 - Rod Steiger - In the Heat of the Night
1976 - Peter Finch - Network
1978 - John Voight - Coming Home
1980 - Robert De Niro - Raging Bull
1985 - William Hurt - Kiss of a Spider Woman
1988 - Dustin Hoffman - Rain Man
1989 - Daniel Day Lewis - My Left Foot
1990 - Jeremy Irons - Reversal of Fortune
1991 - Anthony Hopkins - Silence of the Lambs
MGM?s Best Actresses
1958 - Susan Hayward - I Want to Live!
1962 - Anne Bancroft - The Miracle Worker
1970 - Glenda Jackson - Women in Love
1976 - Faye Dunaway - Network
1977 - Diane Keaton - Annie Hall
1978 - Jane Fonda - Coming Home
1987 - Cher - Moonstruck
1990 - Kathy Bates - Misery
1991 - Jodie Foster - Silence of the Lambs
1994 - Jessica Lange - Blue Sky
- Susan Sarandon - Dead Man Walking
1996 - Frances McDormand - Fargo
*While the library contains 4,000+ titles, MGM Channels program their
schedules based on the titles which are currently available on a channel
by channel, territory by territory basis.
Omar A. Gepiga
Director, Marketing and Communications
The MGM Channel
C/o CNBC Asia Pacific
10 Anson Road
#06-01 International Plaza