Sky, Sony Pictures Television Set Multi-Year, Pan-European Movies Deal

In a first-of-its-kind deal for the partners, Sky and Sony Pictures Television have entered a multi-year, pan-European agreement to bring Sony films to Sky’s subscription and transactional services in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Italy. 202 more words

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'Underground' Creators On Slavery Narrative's Relevance In Modern Times — The Contenders

Historical drama series Underground premiered to a ratings record for WGN last month, and for creators Misha Green and Joe Pokaski, it feels amazing. “People were afraid of the idea of coming back to slavery week after week,” explains Green, and the resulting numbers can only be viewed as a vindication. 464 more words


'Game of Silence' Producers Say NBC Embraced The Darkness — The Contenders

Ten minutes into watching the Turkish series Suskunlar, producer David Hudgins was hooked. “It was quirky, it was nostalgic, it was a thriller, and the characters were incredibly compelling,’ Hudgins said during a panel at today’s Deadline’s The Contenders event. 221 more words


Sony Pictures Television Enters Turkish TV Market With Majority Stake in Planet TV Channels

Sony Pictures Television Networks has entered a joint venture with Turkish advertising company Satis Ofisi to take a majority stake in the free-to-air Planet TV channels group in Turkey, in a move that marks SPT Networks’ entry into a market with high growth prospects. 301 more words


Sony Pictures Television Backs 'Suffragette' Producer Faye Ward's Fable

LONDON — Sony Pictures Television has taken a minority stake in Fable Pictures, the U.K. film and television production company run by creative director Faye Ward, who produced “Suffragette” alongside Alison Owen, and managing director Eugenio Perez. 238 more words


Sony Pictures Television to Launch True Crime Channel in U.K.

LONDON — Sony Pictures Television is to launch True Crime as a free-to-air channel in U.K. on March 22. True Crime, which will be available on the Freeview platform, will host back-to-back crime-related programming, making it the platform’s only dedicated crime channel. 149 more words


'Dead Rising' Zombie Film Sequel Under Way at Sony's Crackle, Legendary

Sony’s Crackle online network is coming back for more undead action.

Crackle and Legendary Digital Media have begun production in Vancouver on “Dead Rising: Endgame,” the sequel to last year’s original feature film on the streaming-video service, “Dead Rising: Watchtower.” The second installment in the film series, announced at… 407 more words