Brian Edwards has been elevated to president of MGM Television operations, continuing to report to Mark Burnett, chairman of the global television group.
Edwards will oversee all business aspects of MGM’s television and digital productions. In addition, he will join MGM’s corporate development team, reporting in this capacity to Chris Brearton, MGM’s COO. Edwards’ employment contract has been extended through mid-2022.
Burnett commented: “Brian and I have worked alongside each other for many years. He is a talented executive who understands how this business works and is a leader who will keep us moving forward as we innovate and grow.”
“I’m very grateful to continue the journey with Mark that we started on years ago,” said Edwards. “MGM Television has a terrific creative and business team, and I couldn’t ask for better people to work alongside.”