A production and entertainment company fronted by former Sony Pictures Television producer Michael Rourke. The deal gives Electus an unspecified stake in Hud:sun

TDG: 65% of 18-24s prefer SVOD to pay TV

Almost two thirds of US broadband users aged 18-24 would choose SVOD over traditional pay TV if they were forced to pick one, according to new research. The Diffusion Group (TDG) study found that 65.4% of 18-24s and 53.7% of 25-34 year-olds would opt for services like Netflix and Hulu over legacy pay TV services. […]

Steve Mosko leaving Sony

Sony Pictures Television boss Steve Mosko is leaving after more than two decades at the studio. US trade Variety broke the news yesterday, and although Sony declined to comment, Mosko’s exit has now been widely reported in the US. Variety, citing three sources, said Mosko was departing after failing to agree terms on a new […]

Sony pushes PlayStation VR launch to October

Sony has pushed the launch of its PlayStation VR headset to October, claiming it needs more time to launch with a “broad variety of content and a sufficient supply of hardware”. The PlayStation VR, which will be powered by Sony’s PlayStation 4 games console, will now be available later in the year priced at US$399, […]

Sony buys Viasat channels from MTG

Sony Pictures Television has acquired the Viasat3 and Viasat6 free-to-air TV channels in Hungary from the Modern Times Group. The pair of entertainment channels will take SPT’s Hungarian offering to five and they will sit alongside the AXN, AXN White and AXN Black offerings in the Sony stable. Viasat3 is programmed with mainstream movies and […]