Mark Burnett

MGM chief Gary Barber's contract is extended through 2022

MGM chief Gary Barber's contract is extended through 2022

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has extended Chairman and Chief Executive Gary Barber’s contract through December 2022, the Los Angeles film and television company said Thursday.

Barber joined MGM in December 2010 after the company’s emergence from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Since then, Barber has led the effort to revive the studio, which has enjoyed a recent resurgence in the television business with hit shows including FX’s “Fargo.” MGM also produced Hulu’s acclaimed series “The Handmaid’s Tale,” which this year became the first...

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