At a recent Press conference held at Planet Hollywood, Wafi City, Executive Vice President of MGM Networks Bruce Tuchman who had just flown in from New York and Khulood Abu Humos, Senior Vice President of western Programming...

By Lubna Al-midfa (Staff Reporter)

Published: Sat 25 Jun 2005, 12:17 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 6:20 PM

at Orbit announced the lucky 10 runner up winners who received exclusive gifts from Orbit, and the grand prize winner who will attend the premiere of the new MGM movie In To The Blue in sunny star-studded Hollywood. The movie stars Paul Walker, Jessica Alba, Josh Brolin, Ashley Scott, Scott can and Tyson Beckord. The competition which began in February 2005 and ended on the 30th of May had as many as 5000 participants.

Noura Shehabi was the lucky winner out of those 5000. In complete shock she expressed her thanks "Wow, I'm really speechless, thank you MGM and Orbit".

Bruce Tuchman, Executive Vice President of MGM said "We have an amazing city, and audience. I am humbled to be here. We owe a tremendous amount of success to Orbit network, their creativity and passion in building their superb product. Tonight we are here to celebrate our channel. Our gift tonight is a small token of our appreciation. Our job is simple, to entertain".

Founded in 1924, MGM, also known as the roaring lion has brought people 81 years of Hollywood heritage from movies like James Bond, Rocky, The Wizard of Oz, Laurel and Hardy classics and today's latest In To The Blue. Over 121 countries receive MGM channels including the MGM business channel, in different languages.

Many of MGM's legendary productions can be viewed on orbit's entertainment, comedy, movie and pay per view channels as well as on the MGM channels, which broadcasts exclusively on Orbit. MGM's latest TV seasons of the newest programs: American Dreams, Jeremiah, dead like me and the number one break out action/drama, the dazzling lights and nights of "Las Vegas" which has celebrity guest appearances through out the series can also be seen on Orbit.

Khulood Abu Humous, VP western Programs of Orbit satellite TV and radio network commented "We are thrilled to have forged such a close relationship with MGM networks. The roaring lion is a dominant force in the world of cinema and television production. The relationship offers orbit movie fans access to great selections from the largest modern film library in the world. The MGM offering on Orbit channels reiterates our 'First See TV' subscribers promise".

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