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ITV, AMC greenlight Left Bank’s ‘Quiz’

ITV and AMC are adapting James Graham’s play Quiz into a three-part series. Directed by Stephen Frears, the Left Bank-produced drama will tell the story of British couple Charles and Diana Ingram’s attempted heist of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. The story is based on real-life events that saw Major Ingram, Diana and an […]

Talent deals: Propagate signs Antoine Fuqua; Sony links with ‘Indebted’ producer

Propagate strikes production deal with Antoine Fuqua US indie studio Propagate Content has struck an overall production deal with Training Day and The Magnificent Seven director Antoine Fuqua and his prodco Fuqua Films. The deal, which covers both scripted and non-scripted content, is an exclusive multi-year deal that will see the filmmaker expand his TV […]

Pop TV revives axed Netflix show ‘One Day at a Time’

US cabler Pop TV has reversed the trend of streamers reviving network shows by coming to the rescue of Norman Lear’s cancelled Netflix comedy One Day at a Time. The CBS-owned channel has ordered a 13-part fourth season just three months after Netflix axed the Lear exec produced show citing poor ratings. Netflix said in […]

Sony strikes right price with Richards

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has struck a multi-year overall deal with The Price Is Right producer Mike Richards that will see him create gameshows for the US studio. Under the exclusive agreement, Richards will develop and produce gameshows for network, cable and streaming platforms, starting from September. Richards has been executive producer of The Price […]

Paramount explores US-Mexico border

Paramount Network is expanding its scripted offering with a timely order for a 10-part drama set on the US-Mexico border. Coyote is being produced by Sony Pictures Television, MacLaren Entertainment and Dark Horse Entertainment and will star The Shield’s Michael Chiklis, who also exec produces alongside Michelle MacLaren (Game of Thrones). The 10 x 60 […]

‘L.A.’s Finest’ wins second season from Spectrum Originals

Cop show L.A.’s Finest, starring Gabrielle Union and Jessica Alba, has been renewed for a second series by US streaming service Spectrum Originals. The 13-part series, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Television and 2.0 Entertainment in association with Sony Pictures Television, was the first show to launch on cable company Charter Communications’ new on demand platform. […]

‘Topknot’ producer inks three-year TV drama deal with Sony

British Indian producer Nisha Parti has signed a three-year co-development and co-production deal with Sony Pictures Television. Best known for her acclaimed BBC series The Boy With The Topknot (pictured) and 2014 feature film Honour, Parti will work on scripted dramas for network, cable and streaming platforms, which SPT will distribute internationally. The projects will be made […]

Sony’s Funimation buys anime distributor

Sony Pictures Television’s anime subsidiary Funimation has acquired UK anime distributor Manga Entertainment.  Manga is already a long-term partner of Funimation and currently distributes anime across Blu-ray/DVDs, broadcast, theatrical and digital. Many of Manga’s titles will now become available for streaming in the UK and Ireland on anime streaming platform FunimationNow. The titles will include […]

Sony teams with Globo, Mediapro Studio for drama

Spain’s Mediapro Studio and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have struck a co-production and co-development pact, with a 13-part thriller set to launch the deal. SPT is to produce 13 x 60-minute thriller Implacables – Mexico, which it will also distribute in the US, including Puerto Rico, as well as Latin America and Canada. Meanwhile, Mediapro […]

Sony strikes deal with Phil Lord and Chris Miller for ‘Spider-Man’ TV series

Oscar-winning producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller have signed a five year deal with Sony Pictures Television, which will see them creative live-action and animated TV series including ones based on Sony’s Marvel characters. The deal, worth a reported nine figures, sees the Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse writers and producers and their Lord Miller […]

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