MGM Television Ties Up with Caryn Mandabach Productions


LOS ANGELES: MGM Television has entered into an exclusive, multiyear partnership with Caryn Mandabach Productions, which is behind such hits as Nurse Jackie, for the development of scripted content.

The agreement by MGM Television was signed with the U.S.-based Caryn Mandabach Productions to develop new hour and half-hour scripted programming. Mandabach’s London-based company produces Peaky Blinders for BBC Two and Netflix, and will continue its existing first-look arrangement with Content Media Corporation.

“Caryn is a prolific veteran of the industry and is the driving force behind some of television’s most creative and intriguing series,” said Roma Khanna, the president of the television group and digital at MGM. “We are thrilled to work together on bringing new stories to the marketplace.”
Steve Stark, the president of production and development at MGM Television, added: “MGM Television has made its mark on the industry with engaging series like Fargo, Teen Wolf and Vikings. We are excited to continue this growth through a partnership with Caryn and build upon her team’s track record of success in innovative storytelling.”
Caryn Mandabach, producer and president of Caryn Mandabach Productions, commented: “We are delighted to be in business with Roma, Steve and the team at MGM. They are a talented, smart group of people with whom we share the same vision. CMP is committed to making engaging, relevant and groundbreaking drama. Now, with MGM we are very well-positioned to develop an exceptional slate. The whole CMP team is excited by the potential this partnership offers.”