The Michael J. Fox Show


Left Bank boosts Sony TV sales

The acquisition of UK drama company Left Bank Pictures last year has helped a year-on-year third quarter revenue increase for Sony’s television business. Left Bank is the producer behind successful series such as the UK remake of Scandinavian crime drama Wallander (pictured), sports drama The Damned United and US/UK coproduction Strike Back. It joined SPT […]

Turkey’s D-Smart snags Sony output deal

Turkish pay TV platform D-Smart has agreed a multiyear content deal with Sony Pictures Television. The Dogan TV-owned pay TV operator will get a raft of SPT TV series and movie titles under the terms of the deal in the first pay TV window. The Turkish company gets pay TV and digital rights to the […]

Shaw Media unveils Screenings deals, lifestyle net

Canandian broadcaster Shaw Media has acquired new US scripted series including The Blacklist, Ironside and Almost Human for Global’s 2013-14 season, and unveiled a new lifestyle channel. Shaw becomes the first announced international broadcaster for Sony Pictures Television-produced crime drama Blacklist, which will broadcast on NBC was arguably the most talked about show at last […]

LA Screenings: Broadcast Strikes Back

With US cable series such as Hatfields & McCoys gaining traction with key demographics in the past year, broadcast networks have reacted with new comedies, reboots and spin offs and a shift toward short-run series for the new season. Jesse Whittock looks at how this will affect buyers at the LA Screenings. Laughter, it’s often […]

2013 LA Screenings Buyer Profile: Sarah Wright, controller of acquisitions, BSkyB

UK pay TV operator BSky is the largest UK-based buyer of US studio programming and picked up a raft of titles at last year’s LA Screenings for its Sky1 HD, Sky Living HD and Sky Atlantic channels. Sarah Wright is controller of acquisitions and as well as working across the channels is also buying studio […]