Sony Pictures Television
SALES OF SONY PICTURES TELEVISION SERIES SOAR IN LATIN AMERICA
Pan-Regional Broadcasters Acquire SPT's Entire Slate of New Scripted Shows
MIAMI, Fla. “ (Oct. 2, 2012) “ Sony Pictures Television (SPT) today announced it has licensed several series including its three new scripted shows “ Last Resort, The Mob Doctor and Made in Jersey “ to subscription broadcasters across Latin America ahead of MIPCOM in Cannes next week. The announcement was made by Alexander Marin, senior vice president, distribution, Latin America, US Hispanic and the Caribbean, SPT.
SPT has sold its new medical drama The Mob Doctor to FOX International Channels Latin America and Made in Jersey to A&E. Meanwhile, Sony Pictures Television Networks, Latin America has picked up The Client List, which will premiere on SET this month, as well as the one-hour drama Last Resort to air on AXN in November. In addition, SPT has sold Men at Work and Kathy to Viacom International Media Networks The Americas for Comedy Central.
The Mob Doctor follows a young female thoracic surgeon who becomes indebted to the South Chicago mafia and is forced to moonlight as a "mob doctor" while also working full time at Chicago's most prominent hospital. The series is executive produced by Josh Berman, Rob Wright and Michael Dinner.
Made in Jersey is a legal drama that centers on a working-class woman who uses her street smarts to compete with her more polished colleagues at a top New York law firm. Kevin Falls, Jamie Tarses, Julia Franz, Mark Waters and Jessica Tuchinsky serve as executive producers.
Last Resort is a thriller set in the near future when the country is fractured and revolves around the crew of a U.S. nuclear submarine who become hunted after ignoring an order to shoot nuclear missiles. They escape to a NATO listening outpost where they publicly declare themselves to be the world's smallest nuclear nation with 24 nuclear warheads. Shawn Ryan, Karl Gajdusek, Marney Hockman and Martin Campbell serve as executive producers.