Sony Pictures Television

Content London: ‘Clarkson’s Farm’ to return to Prime Video; Sony’s Ahuja talks ‘cooling’ US market; MGM+ unveils roll-out plans

Prime Video’s Clarkson’s Farm to return Prime Video’s Clarkson’s Farm will return for a fourth season, despite reports that the show’s future was in doubt after presenter Jeremy Clarkson’s comments about Meghan Markle. The news broke at Content London, where Fozia Khan, head of UK unscripted at Amazon Studios, said that shooting was soon to […]

Dwayne Johnson’s Seven Bucks recruits SPT’s Scott Landsman to head up TV

Dwayne Johnson and Dany Garcia’s Seven Bucks Productions has hired Sony Pictures Television (SPT) exec Scott Landsman as its head of TV. Landsman joins Seven Bucks from his role as SVP of comedy development at SPT, where he has worked on shows including The Afterparty for Apple TV+, Twisted Metal for Peacock, Woke for Hulu, […]

Sony Pictures Television names Andrew Plotkin EVP of drama development

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has upped Andrew Plotkin to become EVP of drama development, replacing Lauren Stein. The move comes a week after Stein was named head of creative for SPT Studios and four years since Plotkin was appointed SVP of drama development. He continues to report into Stein and will work on shows including […]

Mattel hires Disney & Apple TV+ alum Michelle Mendelovitz to lead TV studio

Barbie and Hot Wheels owner Mattel has hired former Disney, Apple TV+ and Sony Pictures Television exec Michelle Mendelovitz to lead its TV studio. Mendelovitz will oversee the development, production and distribution of Mattel’s episodic content on broadcast and streaming globally, reporting into chief franchise officer, Josh Silverman. She was most recently an exec producer […]

SPT & fashion firm Claire’s prep YA show amid branded content push

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has struck a deal with fashion accessory firm Claire’s to create a new young adult-targeted show that builds on its branded content push. SPT’s Kids unit will work with the retailer’s CMedia production division on the unspecified series, which will be accompanied by merchandise and experiences. Claire’s has been ramping up […]

News round-up: ZDF Studios, Non Stop & La Sagrada Familia team for F1 doc; Newen Studios acquires Digital Banana & takes Brain Comet stake; WE tv picks up ‘S.W.A.T’

ZDF Studios, Non Stop & La Sagrada Familia team for F1 doc ZDF Studios, Non Stop Studios and La Sagrada Familia have partnered on a series about the life of Argentinean Formula 1 legend Juan Manuel Fangio. The series will explores the early years of Formula 1 and includes interviews with Fangio’s sons: Juan Carlos, […]

Sony Pictures TV Studios promotes Lauren Stein to head of creative

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has promoted drama development exec Lauren Stein to the newly created position of head of creative for SPT Studios. In her new role, Stein will take responsibility for drama and comedy development, TriStar Television, international co-productions, and current programming on series in their first year of production. She will continue to […]

Sony Pictures Television veteran Ed Lammi retiring after 36 years

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) veteran Ed Lammi is to retire from his role as EVP of production at the end of December after 36 years with the company. His departure was announced in a memo to staff yesterday by SPT Studios president Katherine Pope. There is so far no confirmation about his replacement. Lammi joined […]

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