Sony Pictures Television

Sony faith streamer Pure Flix to merge with cable & FAST operator Great American Media

Sony Pictures Television-owned faith and family streaming service Pure Flix is to merge with cable and FAST operator Great American Media. Great American Media’s portfolio includes cable networks Great American Family and Great American Living and FAST channel Great American Adventures. Pure Flix, home to faith-based original series such as A Thousand Tomorrows and Guardians, […]

Deals round-up: Netflix orders ‘The Corps’ & renews ‘The Diplomat’; ‘Morning Show’ returns to Apple; ‘Black Snow’ travels

Netflix orders ‘The Corps’ & renews ‘The Diplomat’ Netflix has ordered comedy drama series The Corps (working title) and renewed political drama The Diplomat for a second season. The Corps hails from executive producers Andy Parker, Norman Lear, Brent Miller, Rachel Davidson, Scott Hornbacher and Sony Pictures Television. Inspired by the memoir The Pink Marine, […]

Sony Pictures Television hires Big Talk MD Matthew Justice to head UK & Europe

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has hired outgoing Big Talk Productions MD Matthew Justice to head up its UK and European production operations. Justice, whose departure from ITV Studios’ Friday Night Dinner label Big Talk, was announced two days ago, is taking on the newly created role of EVP and head of UK & Europe for […]

Amazon takes 1999 movie ‘Cruel Intentions’ to series

Amazon has ordered an adaptation of 1999 movie Cruel Intentions. The eight-part series is being produced by Sony Pictures Television, Amazon Studios and Original Film, the banner of Neal H. Moritz who produced the movie. Phoebe Foster and Sara Goodman are writing. The show is to be set at a college in Washington DC and […]

Netflix extends ‘The Night Agent’ & orders supernatural animation

Netflix has renewed action-thriller series The Night Agent for a second season and ordered a new animated action series, Jentry Chau Vs The Underworld. The 10-episode extension comes just a week after The Night Agent made its debut on Netflix on 23 March. Produced by Sony Pictures Television and created by Shawn Ryan, the series […]

Prime Video cancels Canadian detective drama ‘Three Pines’

Amazon Prime Video has cancelled Left Bank Pictures’ detective drama series Three Pines after one season. The cancellation comes just over three months since the 8 x 60-minute series made its December 2022 debut on the streaming service in the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Greenland. The show […]

ITV & ITVX order ‘Jeopardy!’ from Whisper North, as reboot trend in UK continues

ITV1 and sibling streamer ITVX have ordered a reboot of veteran quiz format Jeopardy! for the UK, with Stephen Fry attached to host. The 20 x 60-minute show is being produced by Sony Pictures Television-backed Whisper North and sees contestants using their best general knowledge to win rounds, amassing winnings and ultimately claim a cash […]

Lifetime alum Gena McCarthy unveils format firm, strikes SPT pact

Sony Pictures Television has struck an overall deal with Unconventional Entertainment, a new production company being launched by former Lifetime executive Gena McCarthy. The new shingle will develop and produce original formats in genres including home, food, competitions and relationships. The launch of Unconventional Entertainment comes almost exactly two years since Mcarthy announced her exit […]

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