Alexander Marin

Ex-CTV entertainment chief joins Sony

Former CTV programming chief Phil King has joined Sony Pictures Television as senior VP, distribution for Canada. King (pictured) left his role as president of CTV sports and entertainment programming in August last year as part of a management restructure at Canadian conglomerate Bell Media. He will now be responsible for managing SPT’s distribution business […]

Sony restructures management team

Sony Pictures Television has made several changes to its senior management team. The changes were announced on the same day that SPT boss Steve Mosko was upped from president to chairman to cover SPT’s business in the EMEA region, Asia and Canada. Mike Wald, executive VP, international distribution, will return to LA from London. From […]

Sony remaking The Jeffersons sitcom

Sony Pictures Television has struck a scripted format deal for Los Gutierrez, a new version of classic US comedy series The Jeffersons. SPT will make a Spanish-language version of the show for América Televisión del Peru, the Peruvian broadcaster. It will be known as Los Gutierrez. The original sitcom, about a well-off African American family […]

Teleset follows Breaking Bad remake with drug cartel series

Teleset, the Sony Pictures TV-backed Colombian producer, has secured an order for a new original series about a drug cartel. The prodco is producing one of the most anticipated Spanish-language series in years, Metastasis, the remake of AMC cable hit Breaking Bad (Metástasis). Like Metástasis, En la Boca del Lobo will delve into the drug […]

HBO Lat Am extends deal with Sony

HBO Latin America and Sony Pictures Television have agreed a multi-year extension to their current agreement for Sony Pictures’ features across HBO channels in 24 countries across Latin America, the Caribbean and Brazil. The deal gives HBO Latin America exclusive first-run pay television rights to a slew of live-action and animated films from Sony. Titles […]