Recently MGM and NBC announced it was forming a joint venture to produce and distribute first-run and off-network syndicated programming.
Mr. Kager, who will be president of the division, will oversee advertising sales for all syndication programmings. He will also oversee marketing and advetising sponsorships and partnerships.
MGM/NBC Media Sales roster of shows includes the Access Hollywood, The Other Half, The Weakest Link, Stargate SG-1, and The Outer Limits. New shows include The John Walsh Show, and The Chris Matthews Show and an upcoming MGM action series She Spies.
Mr. Kager recently came from Rainbow Advertising Sales Corporation, where he was president of national advertising sales. Before that, he was executive vice president of advertising sales for Columbia TriStar Televison.