TITLE

Sony TV inks helmer sibs

AUTHOR(S)
Adalian, Josef
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Daily Variety;10/3/2007, Vol. 297 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Sony Pictures Television has signed a two-year deal with directors Joe and Anthony Russo in an effort to boost its comedy lineup. Several program credits of the Russo brothers include "Arrested Development" and "Carpoolers." Under the deal, the Russo brothers will develop their own projects as producers and directors and direct projects that originate from other Sony banners.
ACCESSION #
26982756

 

Related Articles

  • New directions in comedy. O'Neil, Tom // Daily Variety;6/16/2004, Vol. 283 Issue 51, pA6 

    Focuses on new directors of television comedy programs in the U.S. Background on the careers of comedy directors Joe and Anthony Russo, Jamie Babbit and Robert Weide; Approaches of the directors to making comedy programs.

  • He returns to TV arena. Andreeva, Nellie // Hollywood Reporter;10/13/2009, Vol. 411 Issue 43, p1 

    The article reports that Matthew Perry has signed to star in and co-write and executive produce an untitled single-camera comedy project produced by Sony Pictures Television Inc. It is noted that Perry conceived the comedy, in which he will play a self-involved manager of a second-rate sports...

  • 'Threat Matrix's' Haid goes to head of 'Class' Martin, Denise // Daily Variety;12/16/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 51, p17 

    Reports on the appointment of Charles Haid as director of the television pilot program "Class Action" for Sony Pictures Television in Los Angeles, California.

  • Sonnenfeld extends pact with Sony TV. Schneider, Michael // Daily Variety;6/26/2008, Vol. 299 Issue 58, p5 

    The article reports on director Barry Sonnenfeld's one-year exclusive deal with Sony Pictures TV (SPT). He has been with SPT since June 2007 and will continue to develop a scripted fare for the studio. SPT will also secure an arrangement with Sonnenfeld for the digital and nonscripted series on...

  • NBC finds work for Sony TV's 'Slackers' Littleton, Cynthia // Daily Variety;9/25/2009, Vol. 304 Issue 59, p5 

    The article reports that NBC Television Network has ordered a premium script for a half-hour program from Sony Pictures Television Inc. and writer Mike Sikowitz. The author mentions that Anthony and Joe Russo will direct and act as executive producers of the program together with Bryan and Sean...

  • Swinging singles lead laffers. Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;8/20/2007, Vol. 296 Issue 35, pA2 

    The article focuses on the preference of Emmy voters to select single-camera television comedies in the U.S. The author observes that voters have opted to nominate only single-camera comedies in the directing category. He proposes that one reason could be the declining number of multicamera...

  • Peacock's at heaven's gate. Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;11/21/2005, Vol. 289 Issue 37, p1 

    Reports on the move of Ashton Kutcher to produce the comedy program "For Pete's Sake" to be aired on NBC. Focus of the comedy on the workplace; Emphasis of the creativity of the said program; Selection of writer Eric GIlilland to write the script for the program.

  • 'Guardian' guy in gear on dramas. Adalian, Josef // Daily Variety;10/20/2004, Vol. 285 Issue 13, p1 

    Reports on the contracts signed by television producer, David Hollander with Sony Pictures Television, ABC and Fox Television. Popularity of Hollander for producing and creating the television drama, "The Guardian"; Profile on Hollander; Career in television production.

  • Sony TV has its 'Bad' guy. Schnieder, Michael // Daily Variety;4/3/2009, Vol. 302 Issue 65, p1 

    The article reports on the overall deal extension of "Breaking Bad" executive producer Vince Gilligan with Sony Pictures TV. It notes that Gilligan has already signed for the third season of the television program which is a critically acclaimed AMC series. Meanwhile, Gilligan serves as the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics