Dai Huang


Sony and iQIYI in China streaming first

Sony’s TV arm has teamed with Chinese ISP iQIYI and the pair will make a Chinese-language adaptation of US drama Chosen. The Mandarin-language copro will be delivered as a three-parter for the iQIYI streaming service. The Chinese company and Sony Pictures Television announced the news at a press conference in Beijing yesterday. Chosen was an […]

Sony’s Huaso cuts remaking NBC comedy for China

Sony Pictures Television-backed Chinese prodco Huaso Film has struck a deal with its counterpart Croton Media to make a local version of Mad About You, the US comedy series that aired on NBC in the 1990s. No broadcaster was announced, but Huaso and Croton are teaming with HuaCheng Pictures, which is a subsidiary of state […]

Sony hires ex-Disney exec as Russia chief

Sony Pictures Television has hired a former Disney Russia producer to run its production business in Russia following the exit of Maria Smirnova to CTC, TBI has learned. Vadim Sokolovsky will oversee SPT Productions Russia and Sony’s locally owned prodco Lean-M Productions as managing director, reporting to SPT’s senior VP, scripted programming and international production […]