Keith LeGoy


Sony Pictures Television co-presidents out

Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht are leaving their roles as co-presidents of Sony Pictures Television (SPT). Tony Vinciquerra, Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE)’s new CEO, will work directly with remaining leadership until the president role is filled. No direct replacement has been lined up. Van Amburg (right) and Erlicht had been co-presidents of SPT since […]

‘Landmark’ pan-Euro Sony deal for Sky

Sky has struck its first-ever pan-European movie output agreement. A deal with Sony Pictures Television gives the UK-based satcaster multi-year access to new Sony feature films such as Ghostbusters (pictured), Angry Birds and Money Monster, including for the first time ultra HD movies. Previously, Sky and Sony had territory-by-territory agreements, but with Sky recently promoting […]

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 […]

LA Screenings 2015: Puppet masters

Muppets, medics and movie characters will be filling US network schedules over the next year. Jesse Whittock examines the trends, and what this means for buyers at the LA Screenings Over the next US broadcast season, audiences will finally learn the backstory of the Muppets. They will also be introduced to the latest contenders vying […]

Battle Creek sells around the world

Sony Pictures Television has notched several deals for Battle Creek, the new cop procedural from the creators of House and Breaking Bad, David Shore and Vince Gilligan. The series, which has just bowed on US broadcast net CBS, has been picked up by TF1 in France and RTL in Germany, two of Europe’s largest commercial […]

Shooting down the pirates

As startling new statistics reveal the scale of the illegal sharing of TV shows, TBI talks to the people on the frontline who are finding new ways tackle the illegal sharing of programmes, and to those distributing content about what they can do to stem the flow of piracy. When technology firm CEG Tek International […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]