Sony, in 'Seinfeld' Promo, Takes Over Tumblr for Festivus

In non-hacking news: Sony Pictures Television has sponsored the first-ever takeover of Yahoo’s Tumblr, celebrating the allegedly fictional holiday of Festivus from Jerry Seinfeld’s classic sitcom “Seinfeld.” 505 more words


Graham Norton, 'Modern Family' Lead British Comedy Awards; Sony TV Ad Sales Inks With Jewish Life TV

Graham Norton scored a pair of awards and Jack Whitehall was named King of Comedy for a third straight year at the British Comedy Awards in London. 196 more words


AMC pilots Preacher

AMC has ordered a pilot based on the comic book series Preacher.

Based on Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s 1990s comic book series, the story follows Jesse Custer, a conflicted Preacher in a small Texas town who merges with a creature that has escaped from heaven and develops the ability to make anyone do anything he says. 81 more words


TV Review: 'The Red Tent'

Marrying biblical heft with the particular bonds between mothers and daughters (as well as moms’ noble sacrifices), Anita Diamant’s bestseller “The Red Tent” is a perfect fit for Lifetime, conceptually speaking, and it’s been turned into a handsome melodrama, starring Rebecca Ferguson (“The White Queen”), who doubles as narrator of her woe-filled tale. 401 more words


'Marry Me' Walking Aisle In 74 Territories; 'MICE' Crawls Into South Korea; More Global Showbiz Briefs

Sony Pictures Television said it has licensed its new comedy Marry Me to 74 territories on six continents. Canal Sony has acquired the rights to the comedy starring Ken Marino and Casey Wilson across 23 Latin America territories, with a debut slated across the region in early 2015. 426 more words

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NBC's 'Marry Me' Engaged in 74 International Territories

LONDON — Sony Pictures Television has licensed “Marry Me,” which was NBC’s No. 1 comedy this season, to 74 territories across six continents.

The show — from the executive producers of “Happy Endings” — premiered in the U.S. 438 more words


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