Sony Pictures Television


SPT names new territory managers

Sony Picture Television’s president of worldwide distribution, Keith Le Goy (pictured), has brought in a new territory management model that sees various execs take responsibility for their region, as announced in a company memo to staff. According to the memo the new model brings together, under a single local leader, businesses that have been historically separate […]

Sony looks to sell stake in Crackle

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) is looking to sell a piece of its streaming service, Crackle, as it looks to grow revenue for the platform and compete with tech rivals. The move was announced by Mike Hopkins (pictured), the former Hulu CEO who joined SPT as chairman last autumn, in a company memo. He said the […]

TBI Weekly: What Disney & Sony are looking for in kids programming

This week, execs from Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Disney EMEA described the projects they would like to see on their slate in the coming years, during a panel discussion at The Children’s Media Conference in Sheffield, UK. Since joining SPT as VP of kids and youth in January, Sarah Muller says Sony channels POP, […]

House producer signs with Sony Pictures TV

Liz Friedman, the senior producer of top medical drama House, has signed a multi-year deal with Sony Pictures Television. Friedman has acted as writer and producer on a range of top titles. She co-wrote the pilot for Orange Is The New Black with Jenji Kohan and served as executive producer on Marvel’s Jessica Jones. She […]

Simon Pegg prodco launches young adult drama incubator

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s indie prodco, Stolen Picture, has launched an IP Rights incubator to find new voices to create original scripted young adult (YA) dramas. Stolen Picture has teamed together five creatives and is working with them on two projects, the thriller procedural We Never Sleep and sci-fi adventure Chemistry. The model for […]

SPT unveils production pact with Kenya’s Quite Bright Films

Kenya-based Quite Bright Films Lifestyle (QBFL) and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) have revealed a multi-project deal to co-develop unscripted cookery formats that will have international appeal. Formed by Daniel Prior, creative director, and Kiran Jethwa (left), director, QBLF’s ambition is to become the region’s leading producer in factual and lifestyle entertainment. Prior has spent the […]

Sony & Komixx ink deal for young adult content

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) and Komixx Entertainment have signed a multi-project deal to co-develop and co-produce author-based IP for young adult audiences. The collaboration marks SPT’s first move into young adult content. It will look to develop Komixx’s extensive portfolio of IP optioned from young-adult authors worldwide. The portfolio includes thriller novel Captured by Kelly Anne […]

Sony hires W exec as Latin America production head

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has named W Studios’ Ana Bond as senior vice president and managing director of international production for Latin America. Bond will report to SPT president Wayne Garvie, who appointed her. Based in Miami, she will oversee the company’s production business across the region, including SPT’s joint venture entities Teleset, in Colombia, […]

UKTV picks up slate of Sony dramas for Alibi

UK-based multichannel network UKTV has acquired three Sony Pictures Television (SPT) shows for its crime drama channel Alibi. The deal is headed by Carter, a detective drama commissioned by SPT Networks and produced by Amaze Film + Television. Carter’s cast is headed by Jerry O’Connell (Billions) who plays Harley Carter, a detective on a hit […]

Dori Media hires Sony exec as it looks to Europe

Dori Media Group is reshuffling its sales division with Sony Picture Television’s Carolina Sabbag headed for its new Madrid office, as it looks to further its growth in Europe. Dori has brought in Sabbag as VP of sales to oversee business development in Europe. She will lead the team and be in charge of regional […]

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