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MGM HD
Launched December 7, 2006 (Poland)
October 10, 2007 (United States)
December 14, 2009 (United Kingdom & Ireland)
Network MGM Network
Owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Picture format 1080i
Country Brazil, Ireland, Israel, Poland, United Kingdom, United States
Headquarters Los Angeles, USA
Warsaw, Poland
London, England[1]
Website http://www.mgmhd.com
Availability
Satellite
DirecTV Channel 255
N Channel 20
Dish Network Channel 385
yes (Israel) Channel 503
Sky Digital (UK & Ireland) Channel 345
Cable
Verizon FiOS Channel 744
HOT (Israel) Channel 507
Time Warner Cable Channel 1284

MGM HD is a high-definition television channel available via DIRECTV, Dish Network, Time Warner Cable and Verizon FiOS in the United States, N satellite service in Poland and SKY satellite service in Brazil.[2] It was launched on December 7, 2006 in Poland and on October 10, 2007 in the United States. It features movies from MGM's library of approximately 1,200 movies mastered in a high-definition-compatible format as well as feature films from their library of 4,100 theatrical titles.[3] The films are presented uncut and in their original aspect ratio. Although not commercial free, the movies only have one commercial break, or intermission, in the middle.

MGM HD offers programming similar to the MGM Channel which is available in 110 countries.

MGM has also announced plans to bring MGM HD to Israel via the Tel-Ad service on Israel's DTH satellite platform.[4]

In the United Kingdom and Ireland, MGM HD launched on 14 December 2009 on the Sky Digital satellite service.[5] The channel is run in joint partnership with British Sky Broadcasting.

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