New York – Sony Pictures Television Networks president Andy Kaplan, a Director of the International Academy, will serve as Gala Chair for the 45thInternational Emmy Awards, which will take place on Monday, November 20, 2017 in New York City. Kaplan oversees Sony Pictures Television Networks’ distinguished portfolio of popular branded entertainment channels reaching nearly two billion subscribers around the world. Kaplan will preside over the Gala, during which the International … [Read more...] about Andy Kaplan appointed for Emmy Awards
House of Cards
House of Cards Singapore – RTL CBS Asia Entertainment HD announced that it will air all 13 chapters (episodes) of the third season of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning series House of Cards with a watchathon beginning on 28 February, the same day as the release of the series in the U.S., starting at 4:00pm, in HD with local subtitles. After the weekend watchathon, the series will air weekly every Wednesday at 9:55pm beginning on 4 March. “We are extremely happy to be able to … [Read more...] about House of Cards airs same day as U.S.
Singapore – RTL CBS Asia Entertainment Network announced a deal with Sony Pictures Television that will bring the Emmy award-winning series House of Cards to Southeast Asia on April 7. The series, which is produced by Media Rights Capital, premiered in the U.S. on streaming service Netflix, and stars Academy Award-winner Kevin Spacey and Golden Globe-winner Robin Wright. House of Cards will premiere in May first and exclusive on the RTL CBS Entertainment channel. “We’re … [Read more...] about RTL CBS to air “House of Cards” exclusively in Southeast Asia
Screen Australia has announced that it will launch a landmark programme to support the development of internationally driven high-end television drama before the end of the year. The first of its kind to be launched by Screen Australia, the programme aims to assist Australian producers to develop inventive, high-end ideas from concept to series bible and first draft pilot script. The High-end Television Development Program has been set up in recognition of the unprecedented audience … [Read more...] about Screen Australia to develop high-end TV dramas
London - The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced that for the very first time, web-based broadcasters will be eligible to enter the British Academy Television Awards and the British Academy Television Craft Awards.BAFTA’s Chief Executive, Amanda Berry, said: “We continually strive to ensure our Awards remain relevant to the industry, as well as reflecting the trends among the viewing public. We’re in a golden era for storytelling and … [Read more...] about BAFTA opens awards to online broadcasters
Paris – Leading names from the much anticipated Netflix commission, House of Cards, have been confirmed to attend MIPCOM with international distributor for the series, Sony Pictures Television. Attending the market will be Academy Award-nominated writer Beau Willimon (The Ides of March) and on-screen stars, Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey (American Beauty) and Golden Globe nominee Robin Wright (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo). From Academy Award-nominated director, David Fincher … [Read more...] about MIPCOM: Kevin Spacey and Robin Wright to promote House of Cards