Michael Wright, who is president of cable network Epix, is to take over MGM’s scripted television duties following the departure of Steve Stark. Wright, who is extending his contract with the company, becomes President of MGM Scripted Television and will serve a dual role, continuing in his position as boss of Epix.
Roma Khanna, Chris Ottinger, Steve Stark and John Bryan will remain with the TV division through 2016.
He joins from Steve Stark Productions, where he was president and executive producer. He led the company to an overall deal with NBC/Universal Television.