• Sony Pictures Television Announces 15 Finalists from Seventh Annual Diverse Directors Program

    Culver City CA – March 4, 2022 – Sony Pictures Television (SPT) has announced the fifteen finalists in its 2022 Diverse Directors Program. This initiative, which SPT established in 2014, is part of the studio’s overall strategy to identify and cultivate an expanding pool of emerging talent from a wide range of backgrounds. 

  • Sony Pictures Television to Acquire Industrial Media

  • Anime Fans Win As Funimation Global Group Content Moves to Crunchyroll Starting Today

    Culver City, California – March 1, 2022 – Starting today, existing and new Crunchyroll subscribers will have access to library and simulcast content previously exclusive to Funimation. This move makes good on the promise to fans that the merger of Funimation and Crunchyroll would bring together the previously separate services into a single subscription. Crunchyroll’s pricing remains unchanged, offering fans the ultimate anime experience with subs, dubs, films, and simulcast series in over 200 countries and territories and in 10 languages.

  • Joe D’Ambrosia Named EVP & General Manager of Silvergate Media

    CULVER CITY, CA, February 18, 2022 - Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced that Joe D’Ambrosia has been named EVP & General Manager of Silvergate Media, the award-winning media company that develops, produces and licenses top children’s programming. D’Ambrosia will begin his new role April 1, 2022 and be based in SPT’s Culver City, CA headquarters while also spending time with Silvergate’s teams in New York and London.

  • Sony Music Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment launch ‘Sony Entertainment Talent Ventures India’

    3 February 2022 - Mumbai - Sony Music Entertainment and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today the creation of ‘Sony Entertainment Talent Ventures India’ (SETVI), a new entertainment company focused on creating ventures for media talent in India.

  • Sony Pictures Television Ad Sales Veteran Stuart Zimmerman Named Executive Vice President, Ad Sales for SPT & GSN

  • Sony Pictures Classics Acquires Oliver Hermanus’ ‘Living’ Starring Bill Nighy Following Sundance World Premiere

    NEW YORK (January 25, 2022) – Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all rights in North America, Latin America, India, Scandinavia, Eastern Europe, Germany, South Africa, Southeast Asia, and airlines worldwide to Oliver Hermanus’ film LIVING, starring BAFTA® and Golden Globe® winner Bill Nighy. Written by Nobel Prize-winning author Kazuo Ishiguro, LIVING is a reimagining of Akira Kurosawa’s 1952 film IKIRU. The acquisition follows the film’s world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, where it was met with strong reviews.

  • Dr. Jennifer Turner Named Head of Sony Pictures Television’s TriStar Television

    CULVER CITY, CA, January 25, 2022 - Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced that Dr. Jennifer Turner has been named EVP of TriStar Television, effective immediately. Turner will report to Jason Clodfelter, co-president of Sony Pictures Television Studios, and be based in New York while also spending considerable time in Los Angeles. In this role, Turner aims to expand the creative universe for TriStar Television, canvassing both coasts for fresh perspectives and projects that align with the label’s mission to champion diverse, authentic characters and underrepresented voices.

  • Sony Pictures Signs Overall Deal with Writing/Producing Duo Eduardo Cisneros & Jason Shuman Under New Production Arm, Raqmar Entertainment

    [Culver City, CA – January 6, 2022] – Sony Pictures Entertainment announced today that writing/producing duo Eduardo Cisneros and Jason Shuman have signed a writing/producing deal with the studio under their new production arm, RaqMar Entertainment.

  • Sony Pictures Networks India and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. Sign Definitive Agreements to Merge

    [Mumbai – December 21, 2021] Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited (SPNI) and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (ZEEL) today announced that they have signed definitive agreements to merge ZEEL with and into SPNI and combine their linear networks, digital assets, production operations and program libraries. The agreements follow the conclusion of an exclusive negotiation period during which ZEEL and SPNI conducted mutual due diligence. After closing, the new combined company will be publicly listed in India.