The Art of More

Crackle chief upped to Sony networks digital boss

Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN) has promoted the boss of its on-demand service, Crackle, to executive VP and chief digital officer. Eric Berger will remain general manager of OTT service Crackle, but also now oversees worldwide digital strategy across all Sony channels. The long-serving exec has been with Sony since 2006 and Crackle since 2008, […]

Mid East SVOD player bags Sony package deal

A new package of Sony TV series and movies are headed to Etisalat’s Middle East and North African SVOD service. Sony Pictures Television has scored a deal with content aggregator Etisalat-owned E-Vision to make “a range of premium TV series” and films available via subscription VOD in the MENA region. A second facet to the […]

Comcast on-demand platform adds Sony’s Crackle

Comcast’s Xfinity On Demand is adding Sony Pictures Television’s streaming platform Crackle to its cable and TV Everywhere services. The deal means Comcast subscribers with access to catch-up platform Xfinity will be able to watch Crackle as of tomorrow (April 20). This marks the first time Crackle has been made available via a cable subscription, […]

News brief: Shomi takes Sony’s Art of More

Canadian streaming service Shomi has acquired Dennis Quaid and Kate Bosworth drama series The Art of More. The show, which is set in the world of high-end auction houses, was made for Sony’s digital Crackle service in the US and is distributed by Sony Pictures Television, which struck the Shomi deal. Sony launched The Art […]

Sony screens Art of More, cuts deals

Sony Pictures Television went ahead with a screening of The Art of More here in Cannes last night, and announced a raft of international deals for the Dennis Quaid drama series. The MIPCOM screening of the show was under question as deadly floods hit Cannes, forcing MIPCOM organisers Reed Midem to relocate events and assure […]

Dennis Quaid heads to Cannes for The Art of More

Hollywood star Dennis Quaid (The Day After Tomorrow) is heading to MIPCOM to promote his new Crackle series The Art of More. There will be a screening of the new show on the Sunday evening (October 4) of the market. Quaid and his series co-stars Kate Bosworth (Superman Returns), Christian Cooke (Magic City) and Cary […]