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  • FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
  • CARRIE FERMAN NAMED SVP BUSINESS STRATEGY AND DEVELOPMENT, INTERNATIONAL PRODUCTION, FOR SONY PICTURES TELEVISION
  • London, UK (7 February 2013) — Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has appointed Carrie Ferman to senior vice president, business strategy and development, International Production, it was announced today.

    In this role, Ferman will support SPT's international productions, and its successful portfolio of 18 production companies, in strategic planning and growing SPT's business in key areas. Ferman will report to Andrea Wong, president, International Production for Sony Pictures Television, and will be based at SPT's London office.

    Ferman most recently served as chief executive officer for Remark Media in New York. She previously held the position of vice president at NBC Universal, where she oversaw business development and strategy initiatives across the company's local media division. Prior to that she held planning and analysis roles at Time Warner, Cap Gemini and The Walt Disney Company.

    -ENDS-

    For more information please contact:

    Mark Macdonald, Sony Pictures Television Mark_macdonald@spe.sony.com +44 20 7533 1363

    Cristina Dunn, Premier cristina.dunn@premiercomms.com +44 20 7292 8330

    Sony Pictures Television Sony Pictures Television (http://www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry's leading content providers. It produces and distributes programming in every genre, around the world and for a multitude of platforms. In addition to one of the industry's largest libraries of award-winning feature films, television shows and formats, Sony Pictures Television (SPT) boasts a current program slate that includes top-rated daytime dramas and game shows, landmark off-network series, original animated series and critically acclaimed primetime dramas, comedies and telefilms. SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 15 countries outside the U.S. and also maintains offices in 33 countries. SPT's worldwide television networks portfolio includes 124 channel feeds available in 159 countries, reaching more than 800 million households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages SPE's premium video website, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of cable channel Game Show Network (GSN), 3D channel 3net, premier horror/thriller website and VOD service FEARnet and national U.S media sales company ITN Networks, Inc. SPT advertiser sales is one of the premier national advertising sales companies and handles the commercial inventory in SPT's syndicated series as well as in U.S. digital businesses including FEARnet, DrOz.com and PlayStation.