Sky and Sony Pictures Television agree new long-term partnership

Deal includes multi-year extension of the first pay window and access to Sony Pictures’ rich film library



Sky and Sony Pictures Television (“SPT”) have agreed a new long-term partnership across the UK and Ireland, Germany, Italy, Austria and Switzerland ensuring Sky customers will have access to even more of the content they love all in one place.

The deal means that all new and future Sony Pictures Entertainment (“SPE”) feature film releases including recent hits Jumanji: The Next Level, Little Women, Bad Boys For Life and the forthcoming sequel Peter Rabbit 2 will be available on Sky Cinema, alongside new family animation from Lin-Manuel Miranda, Vivo, and Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters films Venom 2 and Morbius.

The parties have also extended their deals to make the titles available on all of Sky’s transactional services across all its markets – Sky Store, Sky Select and Sky Primafila as well as streaming services – Now TV, Sky Show and Sky Ticket – giving customers access to content live and on demand.

The new long-term partnership also covers SPE’s extensive feature film library which includes the Hotel Transylvania, Ghostbusters, Karate Kid and the Spider-Man franchises.

In the UK the partnership will also include the brand new hit show For Life (which will premiere on Sky Witness) and future SPT series renewals for Sky Entertainment with the next seasons of returning hits Blacklist, The Good Doctor & S.W.A.T .

Source SKY

July 8, 2020 4:45am ET by SKY  

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