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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.
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Contact:
Michael Maney
Director, Communications
michael_maney@spe.sony.com
310-244-8834

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Sony Pictures Television (www.sonypicturestelevision.com), a Sony Pictures Entertainment company, is one of the television industry’s leading content providers, producing and distributing programming worldwide in every genre and for every platform. 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. In addition to its US production business, SPT has 18 wholly-owned or joint venture production companies in 11 countries and also maintains offices in 31 countries. SPT’s worldwide television networks portfolio includes 150 channel feeds available in 178 countries, reaching more than 1.3 billion cumulative households worldwide. SPT also creates original content for and manages the studio’s premium streaming network, Crackle. Additionally, SPT owns US production company Embassy Row and is a part owner of the cable channel Game Show Network (GSN). 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 the Rural Media Group and DoctorOZ.com.