Sony Takes Stake in Telenovela Channels in Israel, Indonesia

LONDON — Sony Pictures Television is to acquire 50% of Israel’s VIVA and VIVA Plus cable channels, and online service VIVA Walla, along with 50% of Baby TV in Indonesia. 215 more words


El Mariachi plays in the Middle East

Mexican telenovela El Mariachi has secured a home in the Middle East.

The drama, about a young mariachi musician who is mistaken as a legendary fugitive and thrown into a war with Mexican cartels, has been picked up by MBC Action. 65 more words


Metal Hurlant gears up for Origins

Science-fiction drama Metal Hurlant Chronicles is being rebooted with a new season.

Atlantique Productions and WE Productions have partnered for Metal Hutlant Origins, which has Jamie Mathieson as its lead writer. 96 more words


'NCIS: New Orleans' & 'CSI: Cyber' Sold In 200+ Overseas Markets: Mipcom

CBS Studios International continues to beef up its NCIS and CSI global franchises, with the latest spinoffs, NCIS: New Orleans and CSI: Cyber being licensed in more than 200 territories. 260 more words

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Sony Pictures TV's Steve Mosko Promises 'Better Call Saul' Twists & Turns: Mipcom

Talking up what he calls a “three-bucket business”, Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko hit the stage at the Palais here at Mipcom today. The exec was bullish on Sony TV’s trio of footholds: production, the channels business and distribution, and talked the benefits of independence in an increasingly consolidated space. 619 more words

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Mipcom: Sony Pictures Television Chief Steve Mosko Talks 'Better Call Saul,' 'Powers'

CANNES — Steve Mosko, president of Sony Pictures Television, told delegates at TV market Mipcom Monday that “Breaking Bad” spinoff “Better Call Saul” would prompt fans of the original show to rewatch past episodes of “Breaking Bad.” 360 more words


Mipcom: Sony, Dan Patrick Kick Off 'Sports Jeopardy' in Int'l Markets

CANNES — Sony Pictures Television has launched “Sports Jeopardy!,” a quiz-show format that marries elements from quiz-show “Jeopardy!” with the world of sports.

SPT is also selling international rights to the U.S. 147 more words