SINCLAIR BROADCAST GROUP AND METRO-GOLDWYN-MAYER ANNOUNCE COMET, FIRST-EVER SCIENCE FICTION MULTI-CHANNEL NETWORK, TO PREMIERE ON OCTOBER 31st
Largest Multicast Network Launch with over 60% of the Country Reaching over 65M Homes
(BALTIMORE & LOS ANGELES) October 19, 2015 – Sinclair Television Group, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) (“Sinclair”), and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (“MGM”), announced that COMET, the first-ever 24 hour/7 day per week science fiction multi-channel network, which will feature more than 1,500 hours of premium MGM content, will premiere in over 60% of the country and over 65 million homes on October 31st of this year. The announcement was made today by David Amy, Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. and John Bryan, President, Domestic Television Distribution, MGM.
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