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The Companies & People Behind The Series

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Production Companies

Trilogy Entertainment Group...

Executive Producers:
Richard Barton Lewis, Pen Densham and John Watson

Trilogy is creative group responsible for creating and producing "Poltergeist: The Legacy" as well as other series: "The Outer Limits", "Magnificent Seven", "Fame LA" and movies such as "Backdraft," "Blown Away," "Moll Flanders," "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves" and "Tank Girl."

Trilogy is one of Hollywood's most successful independent production companies to appear in the last ten years with several major productions and projects in development.

Richard Barton Lewis,
Creator and Executive Producer of P:TL

This Trilogy Executive Producer is the driving creative force behind "Poltergeist: The Legacy"

Mark Stern, Production Executive for P:TL

Also Executive Producer of "Fame LA," Stern has worked his way up through Trilogy Entertainment Group from assistant to the partners, working closely with John Watson at first on the film "The Adventures of a Gnome Named Gnorm," then as Director of Development, was involved with the movie "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves." Stern was promoted to Vice President of Development in 1991...produced Trilogy's first tv movie, "Lifepod"...and worked with Densham in the development of "Gulliver" for Disney and "The Hunting Ground" for Fox.

Promoted to Senior Vice President of Production at
Trilogy in 1994 and supervised the development and production of "The Outer Limits" for Showtime in the first season and was promoted to Executive Vice President of Production in 1995 when he began development of 44 episodes of "Poltergeist: The Legacy" for Showtime.

Stern was promoted to President of Production in September 1996 and is now responsible for three television series, "The Outer Limits," "Poltergeist: The Legacy," and "Fame L.A.," the CBS pilot "The Magnificent 7," and a 4-hour mini-series for ABC based on Peter Benchley's "White Shark."

PMP Legacy Productions...

in New Westminster BC, Canada

Special Effects

C.O.R.E. Digital Pictures

C.O.R.E has put their touches on other series such as "The Outer Limits", "TekWar", "Shock Treatment" and movies such as "Flubber", "Doctor Dolittle" ('98), "Johnny Mnemonic" and "Spawn".

Television Distribution & Airing

MGM Worldwide Television Group

This division handles television production and domestic television distribution for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc. The Group also manages MGM Animation in addition to all international pay and free television operations, including distribution, channel ownership and management, television program co-production, and MGM Gold, the studio's first satellite-delivered, branded Hollywood entertainment channel. Through MGM Worldwide Television Group, more than 4,000 feature films and 2,800 hours of television programming are available to the global television market.

Its programming lineup includes "Stargate SG-1," "FAME L.A.," "The Outer Limits," " Poltergeist: The Legacy," " LAPD: Life on the Beat," and "All Dogs Go To Heaven: The Series" as well as mini-series and made-for-television movies. The Group operates its own barter company, MGM Advertiser Sales, and distributes its syndicated programming through MGM Domestic Television Distribution.

- mgmua.com


This US pay cable channel had with MGM to air the first-run "Poltergeist: The Legacy" episodes that Trilogy Entertainment Group created. This deal was in effect for 1996, 1997 and 1998. After the episodes aired on Showtime, they were released into world-wide syndication. http://www.showtimeonline.com/

SCI-FI Channel

Showtime did not pickup P:TL after Season Three (1998) and the deal was made between MGM and SCI-FI to produce the all-new Fourth Season episodes for airing on the SciFi Channel first before going into syndication and to air past episodes. http://www.scifi.com/