MGM Names Max Kisbye VP, Television Production

The executive comes to the studio from CAA, where he worked as a television literary agent.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios announced Tuesday the hiring of Max Kisbye as vice president, television production.

Kisbye comes to the studio from Creative Arts Agency, where he worked as a television literary agent, repping writers and directors including Sameer Gardezi, Sheri Elwood, Tommy Dewey and Greg Bratman, George Tillman Jr., Luke Greenfield, Dave Erickson, Philippe Cousteau and Glen Mazzara.

In his new position with MGM, he'll report to television production president Steve Stark.

“I’ve known Max for years and he possesses that rare combination of humility and tenacity that will serve our mutual goals well.” said Stark. “The great relationships he has in the industry will be tremendously helpful in our expansion of our business with the many innovative and quality projects we will and already have in production and development at MGM Television.”

Prior to his time at CAA, Kisbye worked in Paradigm’s literary department. He is a graduate of Pepperdine’s Seaver College.