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OSN bags exclusive MGM movies

Scripted-logo-460_2UAE-based pay TV provider OSN has renewed an exclusive supply deal for movies with MGM.

In addition to first and second pay window rights to the MGM catalogue, the deal gives OSN OTT rights via its OSN Play offering and Go Online TV by OSN, its TV everywhere service.

MGM titles include the James Bond franchise, the Rocky franchise and a wide range of well-known catalogue movies. New titles include How To Be Single, Barbershop The Next Cut, Me Before You, Ben-Hur, and The Magnificent Seven.

“For over 90 years, MGM has been representing the best in world-class cinema and entertainment. OSN is proud to deliver MGM’s compelling content – both through record breaking movies and smash-hit TV series – exclusively to our subscribers in the region,” said OSN CEO David Butorac.

“Clearly, in movie and series content, OSN has surged way ahead in the industry through such long-term partnerships, and we continue to firmly make our mark as the entertainment destination that delivers the widest choice of channels, the deepest archive of international film and TV and with a continued dedication to new and exclusive content.

“By continually forging new deals and maintaining our relationships with all the top studios in Hollywood, our subscribers experience an unrivalled level of high-quality entertainment straight to their homes or on the go.”

Chris Ottinger, president of worldwide television distribution and acquisitions, MGM, said: “We are thrilled to extend and expand our longstanding partnership with OSN. We look forward to continue providing OSN customers access to not only a selection of our theatrical first-run titles, but our classic library and future first-run TV series and miniseries.”