Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia

Sony orders Filipino Cash Cab

Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia has commissioned a local version of Cash Cab, the profitable All3Media International format. SPT’s show will air on its AXN pay TV channel from December, going into production this week. Australia-headquartered ActiveTV, which was behind Cash Cab Asia and The Amazing Race Asia, will produce Cash Cab Philippines. Starcom Mediavest […]

Sony unearths GEM in Vietnam

Sony Pictures Television Networks is launching a new general entertainment channel in Vietnam as the territory’s pay TV advertising market booms. The launch of GEM is SPT Networks’ second pay TV channel in Vietnam, following AXN. The network will run content from across Asia and launch in January 2014. GEM also represents the second Asian […]

Sony Asia and Charis making Cyril magic show

Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia, SPT Networks Japan and Hong Kong-based Charis Entertainment are making a new season of Cyril: Viva Magic. Cyril Takayama is an American-Japanese magician, best known for his performances in Asia and particularly in Japan. SPT and Charis have already made two seasons of the show and the third series will […]

Sony’s beTV acquires more Sherlock for Asia

Sony’s Asian general entertainment network beTV has acquired season three of hit British detective series Sherlock after striking a deal with BBC Worldwide. This comes after the finale of season two of the series was one of the highest rated series on the broadcaster. beTV, which is available in 15 markets across Asia and is […]