Sony Pictures Television Acquires Oz Production Company Playmaker Media

Sony Pictures Television is expanding its reach into Australia with the acquisition of Playmaker Media. The Sydney-based production company, which specializes in scripted programming, was formed in 2009 and is led by producers David Taylor and David Maher. 213 more words

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The Queen Latifah Show Will Not Return For A Third Season

Despite a strong fan base it was not enough to keep The Queen Latifah Show afloat, as Sony Pictures Television confirmed that the talk show has been cancelled. 116 more words

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ALL HAIL THE QUEEN: THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW GETS AXED.

NO SURPRISE HERE! The Queen Latifah show has been cancelled. The shows rating were not doing so well. Although the Queen Latifah was allegedly the number one… 227 more words

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'Queen Latifah Show' Canceled

“The Queen Latifah Show,” currently in its second season, will shut down production at the end of the year. Original episodes of the syndicated daytime talk show will air through March. 339 more words

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Norman Lear Mulling 'All in the Family' Reboot for 2015 from Sony

Norman Lear’s groundbreaking 1970s sitcom “All in the Family” may be returning next year with an all-new cast of characters.

Lear, 92, said Sony called him a few days ago about the prospect of developing “All in the Family 2015.” He was speaking Friday morning at the Paley Center for Media’s International Council Summit 2014 in New York. 181 more words

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Netflix crowns first UK drama

Netflix has ordered its first original UK drama – The Crown.

Described as the “gripping, decades-spanning inside story of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Prime Ministers who shaped Britain’s post-war destiny”, it is inspired by West End play The Audience. 117 more words

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Netflix Takes 'The Crown' British Drama Series, Set for 2016

It’s official: Netflix has announced an initial order for “The Crown,” a drama about the interplay and political intrigue between Queen Elizabeth II and the British prime ministers spanning several decades, with the first 10-episode season set to premiere worldwide in 2016. 393 more words

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