Steve Mosko

Sony sticks with programming chiefs

Sony Pictures Television has extended the contracts of co-presidents, programming and production Jamie Erlich and Zack Van Amburg. The pair will remain at the Culver City-based studio for another three years at least after signing contract extensions. SPT is currently producing US series including NBC’s new season hit The Blacklist, Syfy’s recently-recommissioned Helix and ABC […]

Mosko, the capital of Sony TV

In 2001, Sony boss Sir Howard Stringer closed most of Sony’s TV production business. Just over a decade later the studio is coming off its best year ever in television and is back in the network game, striking deals with Netflix and preparing to launch a spin-off of perhaps the most iconic cable series ever. […]

Sony Pictures TV weighs Scandi TV moves

Sony’s resurgent TV division wants to increase its exposure to the Scandinavian market and is looking at acquiring production companies or backing new start-ups in the region, Steve Mosko has told TBI. Sony Pictures Television has been an active acquirer of international production businesses in recent years and now has 17 in a fold that […]

Sony goes on the offensive, shifts focus to TV

Sony reacted to calls to split its technology and entertainment operations yesterday with the company’s top executives emphatic that TV and movies are a core part of the business and critical to its wider success. Within the entertainment segment, the studio’s TV and movie bosses were clear that the emphasis will shift from features to […]