Sony Pictures Television

MGM+ and Prime Video bring Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ universe to TV

US network MGM+ (fka Epix) and Amazon Prime Video have ordered multiple superhero series based around the Sony Pictures universe of Marvel characters. The first title being produced under the multi-series agreement is Silk: Spider Society, from Sony Pictures Television, which will follow the hero Cindy Moon (aka Silk). Created for Marvel Comics by Dan […]

Ex-Sony Pictures TV president Jeff Frost launches new prodco, inks first-look deal

Jeff Frost, who recently stepped down as president of Sony Pictures Television Studios, has founded a new production company, Bristol Circle Entertainment. Frost has also inked a first-look deal with his former employer, under which he will executive produce the recently announced untitled Apple TV+ project from Vince Gilligan. The veteran exec plans to develop […]

‘Black Snow’ prodco Goalpost hires Sky, Sonar & Screen Queensland alum

Australia’s Goalpost Pictures has landed the former Screen Queensland CEO as its new CEO. Kylie Munnich takes up the role following three years at the state funding body, which she left this summer. She takes up her new role at Goalpost in November and will oversee the film and TV producer’s slate, which includes Stan […]

Apple TV+ lands Vince Gilligan & Rhea Seehorn scripted project

Apple TV+ has landed the next much-anticipated project from Better Call Saul creator Vince Gilligan, with the show’s star Rhea Seehorn set to lead. The untitled series has been handed a two-season order from Apple TV+, which secured the show following intense competition from others including Amazon, according to US trade Deadline. It will be produced […]

FIFA+ ties with SPT, Whisper & Final Replay on football series

FIFA+ has linked with David Coulthard, Sunil Patel and Jake Humphrey’s Whisper TV, UK-based Final Replay and Sony Pictures Television (SPT) on a new series about football. Moment Of Truth will explore the world’s favourite sport and ask why people care about the game, what makes exceptional footballers tick and what makes a great team. Producers, via FIFA+, will […]

Paramount hires Apple TV+ & SPT alum to lead current programming

Paramount Television Studios has appointed a former Apple TV+ and Sony Pictures Television exec as SVP of its current TV output. Kim Rozenfeld will lead on all scripted projects for the TV studio and streamer Paramount+, reporting to the Cheryl Bosnak, EVP & head of current for Paramount TV Studios and Paramount+. The veteran joins […]

Drama round-up: Stan buys SPT shows; BritBox & ITVX prep Cary Grant series; Bet+ buys South Africa’s ‘Pulse’

Stan buys SPT shows Australian streamer Stan has extended its deal with Sony Pictures Television (SPT), claiming first-run rights to shows including Bob Odenkirk’s Straight Man. Stan has previously housed Odenkirk-starring Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad, while the streamer is also taking action-comedy Twisted Metal and Panhandle from SPT. Other shows included in the package […]

Starz enters development on ‘Outlander’ prequel ‘Blood Of My Blood’

US network Starz has gone into development on its prequel to historical fantasy series Outlander, which it has now confirmed will be titled Outlander: Blood Of My Blood. The writers’ room is now underway on the prequel, which was first reported in February, and will follow the love story of the parents of Outlander character […]

‘Days Of Our Lives’ moves to Peacock after six decades on NBC

Peacock is to become the exclusive home of daytime drama Days Of Our Lives, with the show moving across to the streamer after almost six decades on NBC. The show, which has aired on NBC since 1965, making it one of the longest-running scripted TV series in the world, will move to Peacock on 12 […]

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