(Last Updated on : 15/02/2011)
Zee MGM like other star channels was introduced by Zee TV network which raised its popularity to a great extend. This channel which came up as the biggest joint venture between Zee Telefilms and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc, claimed to entertain its people with the latest English movies from all over the world. The MGM library is world`s largest movie library that comprises more than 4100 latest and modern movies. After receiving a huge popularity, this channel was launched with a new background in 2002. It was mainly aimed at providing all- time great Hollywood movies to all the Indian audience. Zee MGM comes with the latest with a completely international, fully integrated and creative packaging that makes it more attractive. Having being launched in 2002 this channel was expected to fulfil all the dreams of Indian audience who shall be treated with superior quality Hollywood movies with attractive packaging.
Zee MGM as a channel includes series of legendary James Bond, Rocky and Pink Panther. It also includes some more award winning movies like "Thelma & Louise", "Four Weddings and a Funeral", "Moonstruck", "Silence of the Lambs", "Rain Man", "Fargo", "Dances With the Wolves" and host of others starring the very best of Hollywood. The MGM library not only fulfils that tradition but also brings to the Indian movie buff a slice of history of major western cinematic composition. It symbolizes Zee`s philosophy of creating strategic partnerships to leverage its inherent strengths.
Zee MGM which was originally named as Zee movies has been telecasted in India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives. Along with the audience of India this channel has been successful in attracting more audiences from Chicago. With an attractive crowd this channel has shuffled its movies from Classics to Action, Comedy to Romance, Murder mysteries to Drama. Overall the excitement never seems to stops. In the process this channel has been able to add more than 100 Hollywood movies to the library of English movies.
Thus, Zee MGM has been another successful Indian channel featuring Hollywood blockbusters with the most attractive stars like Catherine Zeta-Jones, Renee Zellweger and Richard Gere who turn to be the greatest attraction of the channel.