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Roger Birnbaum

‘Magnificent Seven’ Producer on Why Westerns Aren’t Dead and How Cancer Changed Him

Roger Birnbaum of Pin High Productions opens up about when to walk away from a plum job, his biggest regret and what he learned from former boss Clive Davis.

Roger Birnbaum Steps Down From Exec Post at MGM

He will now serve as an exclusive producer for the company.

Gary Marenzi, MGM’s Top International TV Exec, Leaves Studio

He played a key role in the launch of "Teen Wolf" on MTV, and had been with the company for four years.

Paramount to Co-Finance ‘Hansel and Gretel’ With MGM

MGM will co-finance: Paramount’s "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hungers," which will now be shot in 3D.

EXCLUSIVE: Fox Courting ‘Bond 23’ Distribution

Studio met with MGM's Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum on Friday.

EXCLUSIVE: Paramount Making Strong Moves to Snag ‘Bond 23’

Studio getting first crack at negotiation. Sony is also interested.

Warner Bros. to Handle Worldwide Distribution for ‘The Hobbit’

Already handling domestic distribution, company takes international from MGM.

MGM, Weigel Broadcasting Launch Me-TV

Channel will beam classic programming like "Cheers" and "The Dick Van Dyke Show" to digital frequencies on broadcast stations.

MGM Restructuring Plan Takes Effect, $500 Million in Financing in Place

Gary Barber and Roger Birnbaum assume leadership as co-chairmen and chief executive officers.

MGM Lays Off Dozens of Staffers Friday

Cuts made in distribution, marketing and post-production departments.

James Bond Branding Guru Karen Sortito Dies at 49

Executive helped resurrect the 007 franchise at MGM in the mid-1990s; she also aided in defining the MTV brand during its formative years.

Judge Approves MGM Bankruptcy Plan

Studio hones in on $500 million in new financing to fund operations.