'Masters of Sex' canceled after four seasons

Showtime has opted to end the drama after four seasons, the period drama starring Michael Sheen and Lizzy Caplan wrapped in mid-November. The series from Michelle Ashford and based on Thomas Maier’s biography of sex researchers William Masters and Virginia Johnson ended with what actually makes a somewhat satisfying conclusion: Masters and Johnson getting married.  27 more words

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Sony Pictures TV, China's iQIYI To Adapt 'Chosen' As Mandarin-Language Series

Sony Pictures Television and Chinese online video platform iQIYI have entered a deal to co-produce a Mandarin-language version of Crackle series Chosen. The three-part adaptation will be produced by SPT’s Sydney-based Playmaker Media with support from Screen NSW for streaming in China. 207 more words

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Sony Pictures Television Partners With China's iQIYI for ‘Chosen’ Series

Sony Pictures Television is to co-produce a Mandarin-language version of U.S. TV series “Chosen” in partnership with Chinese video platform iQIYI.

The action thriller will be produced by SPT’s Playmaker Media with support from Australian regional fund Screen NSW.   186 more words

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Sony Pictures Television Acquires Minority Stake in Kids Video Service Hopster (EXCLUSIVE)

Sony Pictures Television Networks has acquired a minority stake in London-based Hopster, a video subscription service for kids content. Sony Pictures Television led Hopster’s latest round of funding, which also included additional money from previous investor Sandbox Partners. 212 more words

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'Timeless' Sells To UK's Channel 4; 'The Young Pope' Heads To Japan - Mipcom

Sony Pictures Television has closed a clutch of offshore sales on its new time-travel drama Timeless including to the UK’s Channel 4, which will air it on E4. 607 more words

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Mipcom: Time-Travel Drama 'Timeless' Transported to U.K., China, Japan

CANNES, France — Sony Pictures Television has sold time-travel drama “Timeless,” which debuted on NBC in the U.S. with 11.1 million viewers, to multiple international territories, including the U.K., China and Japan. 274 more words

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Mipcom: Sony Pictures Television World Premieres ‘The Halcyon’ at Cannes

CANNES, France — Set in the lap of luxury at the Halcyon Hotel in World War II-era London, Sony Pictures Television’s “The Halcyon” may prove catnip to some of the same audiences that warmed to “Downton Abbey” or, longer ago, “Upstairs, Downstairs.” 617 more words

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