Sony Pictures Television

Netflix reportedly enters talks with Hollywood studios over ad offering

Ahead of launching its ad-supported tier later this year, Netflix has reportedly begun with talks with Hollywood studios to alter its programming deals. According to the Wall Street Journal, Netflix has entered into talks with Warner Bros. Universal and Sony Pictures Television, with the streaming leader requiring approval from rights holders to place ads against […]

Pluto TV teams with SPT for new channels, passes 100 milestone in France

Paramount’s FAST unit Pluto TV has launched four new channels in collaboration with Sony Pictures Television (SPT).  The multi-territory agreement brings SPT content to Pluto TV across Europe and the UK.  The new channels operate on Pluto TV across Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and the UK. Audiences in the UK, Italy and Spain will have […]

Viaplay and Sony Picture Television extend deal

Nordic and international streamer Viaplay and Sony Pictures Television have agreed a multi-year extension to their long-term content partnership in the Nordic region. The latest SPE films and television series will continue to receive their Nordic streaming premieres on the Viaplay service, where viewers will also have access to a range of box sets and […]

A+E Networks hires Sony exec to oversee EMEA sales

A+E Networks has appointed Dr Kerstin Gühne as VP of global content sales for EMEA. Reporting to Patrick Vien, group MD of global content sales, London-based Gühne will oversee distribution of A+E’s content library across all platforms including linear, AVOD, and SVOD throughout German-speaking Europe and Turkey. Gühne joins A+E Networks following a 15-year tenure […]

AVOD streamer Redbox strikes Sony & WarnerMedia content deals

US-based AVOD streamer Redbox has struck deals with WarnerMedia and Sony Pictures Television (SPT), which will see a raft of shows heading to the nascent OTT operator’s service. WarnerMedia shows including The Astronaut’s Wife, Collateral Damage and The Long Kiss Goodnight are among the first movies heading to Redbox, with monthly updates to the line-up. Other shows in the package […]

beIN Media announces Sony Pictures Television content deal for MENA

beIN Media has announced a multi-year content deal with Sony Pictures Television. Covering MENA and Turkey, the distribution deal will bring Sony Pictures Entertainment content to beIN subscribers in the region, including exclusive first and second window rights to movies and series.  Subscribers who have access to the beIN MOVIES and beIN SERIES channels will […]

Tricolor and Sony Pictures Television extend partnership

Russian service provider Tricolor and Sony Pictures Television have extended their relationship for a further two years in a deal that gives Tricolor rights to broadcast over 120 films, including titles in the Ultra HD format. The audience of Tricolor’s UHD Cinema TV channel now have access to movies including Venom, Zombieland: Double Tap, Bad […]

Netflix spends big on Seinfeld rights

Netflix has picked up global streaming rights to US sitcom Seinfeld in a major coup for the business. The streaming giant has struck a deal with Sony Pictures Television for all nine seasons of the show, which are set to launch on the platform in 2021. The five-year deal comes on the back of Netflix losing […]

SPT’s FunimationNow joins Amazon’s UK channels line-up

Sony Pictures Television’s anime service, FunimationNow, has joined the Amazon Prime Video Channels line-up in the UK. The rollout marks SPT’s first service launch on Prime Video in the UK and FunimationNow joins Amazon’s roster of more than 70 channels that are available as individual subscriptions for Prime subscribers. FunimationNow is priced at £4.99 per […]

Sony launches POP kids app on PlayStation 4

Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has launched an PlayStation on-demand app for children in the UK that features some of the best-known shows from its free-to-air kids channel POP. SPT partnered with Sony Interactive Entertainment UK (SIE UK) for the launch of the POP App, which is aimed at seven to 11 year-olds and is available […]

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