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May 25, 2015 10:54 PM ET

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Company Overview of Sony Pictures Television, Inc.

Company Overview

Sony Pictures Television, Inc. operates as a content provider in the television industry. It produces and distributes programming, including series, telefilms, theatrical releases, and family entertainment on various platforms, such as broadcast and cable, first-run and off-network syndication, and digital distribution. It also operates libraries of feature films and television shows that include daytime dramas and game shows, primetime dramas, reality, talk shows, comedies, landmark off-network series, and original animated series. It engages in the development and production of studios original programs in the United States; and scripted format sales and original local versions of series. ...

10202 West Washington Boulevard

Culver City, CA 90232-3195

United States

Founded in 1948

Phone:

310-244-4000

Fax:

310-244-1874

Key Executives for Sony Pictures Television, Inc.

President
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
President of Worldwide Networks
President of Programming and Production
President of International Distribution
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sony Pictures Television, Inc. Key Developments

Sony Pictures Television and Nippon Television Network Corporation Announce Agreement to Form Joint Venture to Launch GEM Asia

Sony Pictures Television or SPT Networks and Nippon Television Network Corporation or Nippon TV announced their agreement to form a joint venture to launch GEM Asia, a new general entertainment channel for audiences across Southeast Asia and Hong Kong. The pay TV channel will feature first run and exclusive dramas, comedies and variety entertainment shows from Japan as well as other North Asian territories. GEM Asia, which will be operated by the joint venture, will have access to more than 500 hours of Japanese content per year exclusively from Nippon TV. SPT Networks will be primarily responsible for distribution and advertising sales for the channel. GEM Asia adds to SPT Networks' considerable presence in the region. The portfolio includes ONE, the No. 1 South Korean entertainment destination across Southeast Asia, which has delivered more than 50% growth over the past four years in key markets like Singapore and Malaysia; as well as Japanese anime channel Animax, which is especially popular among youth and young adults. Both channels are available as over-the-top platforms in select markets and actively engage fans throughout the region with large-scale events featuring high profile talent from key shows. GEM Vietnam, which is also part of the Asian channels portfolio, will continue to be wholly-owned and operated by SPT Networks.

Maxdome and Sony Pictures Sign New Agreement

Maxdome has signed a new framework agreement with Sony Pictures Television, securing licensing rights to more than 700 series and film titles. The agreement covers more than 130 feature-length films per year as well as a number of films before they are released on DVD.

Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros Entertainment Announce Joint-Venture to Offer Video Service in Asia

Singtel, Sony Pictures Television and Warner Bros Entertainment announced that they have established HOOQ, a joint venture start-up, to offer a video service in Asia. The regional over-the-top (OTT) service will deliver Hollywood blockbusters and television series, as well as popular local movies and programmes by enabling customers to stream and download the shows on their device or platform of choice. HOOQ will be rolled out progressively in the Singtel Group's Asian footprint, including Indonesia, the Philippines, India and Thailand, from the first quarter of 2015. The studios will provide access to their premium content and know-how, while Singtel will provide market access to its customer base and billing capabilities. At launch, HOOQ will have a catalogue of more than 10,000 shows, from blockbusters such as Spider-Man and Harry Potter to TV favourites such as Friends and Gossip Girl. There will also be an extensive selection of Indian, Chinese, Thai, Filipino, Indonesian, Korean and Japanese movies and TV series.

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