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Sinclair Broadcast Group headquarters in Hunt Valley.
Sinclair Broadcast Group headquarters in Hunt Valley. (Kenneth K. Lam / Baltimore Sun)

Sinclair Television Group and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer announced Tuesday that their joint venture, the Comet TV science fiction network, will be available on Apple TV and Roku through a downloadable app.

Sinclair, the broadcast arm of Hunt Valley-based Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc., and MGM launched Comet TV in 2015 to broadcast MGM-owned science fiction shows and movies in more than 100 markets. It's also available online.

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Its programming includes such movies as "The Crow," "Gattaca" and "Labryinth," and television series such as "Stargate: Atlantis," "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and "Stargate: SG-1."

The app includes live playback on the network's broadcast feed and an integrated program schedule.

It will be available for download on Apple TV Generation 4 and Roku 3 and 4 series equipment. Availability on other digital platforms will be announced later this year, Sinclair and MGM said.

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