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MGM TV Inks Development-Production Deal With China Star Omnimedia

MGM Television is expanding its footprint in the Middle Kingdom, inking a deal with China Star Omnimedia to co-produce and co-develop local language alternative programming for the Chinese market. As part of the deal, China Star Omnimedia will distribute formats in China with MGM overseeing distribution for the rest of the world.

“The influence that China Star Omnimedia has on pop culture is second to none and underscores the immense opportunity that lies ahead with this exciting new partnership,” said Mark Burnett, Chairman of MGM’s Worldwide Television Group. “The country’s incredibly rich culture provides a huge trove of possibilities in the alternative programing space, and we look forward to working with our colleagues in China to entertain new generations of audiences around the world.”

China Star Omnimedia and its affiliates’ additional series produced include local versions of The Voice, King of Masked Singer, So You Think You Can

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