MGM Launches New Media Division

Los Angeles-based Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios has opened up a new division focused on New Media, the studio said yesterday. The new MGM New Media division will be headed by Douglas A. Lee, who has served as a consultant for Comcast, Court TV and The Hinduja Group. Lee has also served as an executive at 20th Century Fox and HBO. MGM said that the division will oversee MGM's digital distribution strategy, along with broadband and wireless efforts and digital media.