Sarah Wright


Bennett to lead Sky UK and Ireland after rejig

Sky Atlantic director Zai Bennett will lead the wider Sky Entertainment business in the UK and Ireland after a management realignment. Bennett takes up the new position of director of programmes at Sky Entertainment, which is similar to the role Stuart Murphy held before exiting last year. The appointment is effective immediately. This means Bennett […]

‘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 […]

Sarah Wright upped at Sky

Sarah Wright has been promoted at Sky and is now director of acquisitions at the European pay TV company. Wright has been at Sky since 2009 after joining from UKTV, and is being upped from her previous controller of acquisitions role. She was previously promoted in 2012. She moves up as Gary Davey continues to put […]

Sky, PS71, Canal+ on MIP Drama board

MIPTV organiser Reed MIDEM has put together an advisory board of six top acquisitions executives for the confab’s drama events. The group comprises Sky director of acquisitions Sarah Wright (pictured), Canal+ senior VP of international SVOD and global acquisitions Aline Marrache-Tesseraud, ProSiebenSat.1 executive VP of group acquisitions and sales Ruediege Boess, TV2 Denmark head of […]

2013 LA Screenings Buyer Profile: Sarah Wright, controller of acquisitions, BSkyB

UK pay TV operator BSky is the largest UK-based buyer of US studio programming and picked up a raft of titles at last year’s LA Screenings for its Sky1 HD, Sky Living HD and Sky Atlantic channels. Sarah Wright is controller of acquisitions and as well as working across the channels is also buying studio […]