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
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
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
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
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