here! TV Adds MGM Films


here! TV has acquired the U.S. broadcast rights to gay and lesbian titles in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.’s film library -- movies ranging from Longtime Companion to My Beautiful Launderette -- officials said Wednesday.

The network also announced that it has signed licensing agreements with nine additional companies: Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., Think Film Co. Inc., Wellspring Media Inc., Picture This! Entertainment, First Run Features, Castle Hill Productions, Lot 47 Films, DEJ Productions and Wolf Video.

All together, including MGM, the deals will bring an additional 300 movies to here! TV’s library.

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