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UPN buys new MGM titles

United Paramount Network has renewed its deal with MGM Worldwide
Television, which supplies theatricals for its Saturday-afternoon movie block.

The block debuted in August 2001.

The 52 new titles will begin airing in September and include Bounty,
Mad Max, Rocky V, Blood Simple, Secret of N.I.M.H.
and Babes in Toyland.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.