The still-unnamed channel is so far cleared on stations reaching 30% of television homes with more expected to be announced.
MGM and Sinclair Television Group this fall will launch a digital over-the-air network with science-fiction programming from the MGM library such as Dead Like Me and Stargate.
The not-yet-named channel is so far cleared on stations reaching 30% of U.S. television homes with more expected to be announced.
MGM will program the network.
“We are excited to be partnering with MGM on the launch of the first-ever science fiction multi-channel network,” said David Amy, COO of Sinclair Broadcast Group, in a statement. “MGM has an extensive collection of science fiction films and television movies that appeal to a vast audience who will now be able to access that content through broadcast television.”