Tele München buys MGM movie package

Jörn Krieger

Tele München Gruppe has signed a five-year output deal with Hollywood studio MGM.

Through the agreement of which financial details have not been disclosed the German rights dealer secures the exclusive TV rights for new movie releases and TV series within the German-speaking countries in Europe.

The upcoming blockbuster movies of the package include, for example, the new James Bond title "Skyfall" with Daniel Craig and the "Hobbit" productions from Peter Jackson ("Lord of the Rings"). Also part of the deal is TV series "Teen Wolf" with Tyler Posey and Crystal Reed.

Furthermore, the agreement comprises more than 200 MGM classic movies including 22 James Bond movies such as "Casino Royale" and box office hits like "Terminator" with Arnold Schwarzenegger, Paul Verhoeven's "Robocop" and "The Pink Panther" with Steve Martin.