Sony Pictures Television:

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Sony Pictures Television has given audiences a variety of television content in all genres, such as primetime dramas like The Young and The Restless, comedies like The Goldbergs, and daytime game shows such as Jeopardy. Operating 18 production companies, SPT is one of the largest TV content providers worldwide. Based in Culver City, CA, before its current name, SPT started as Screen Gems, Inc. in New York, a subsidiary of […]

How AMC is writing its own story?

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How AMC is writing its own story?     Intro and History AMC is an American pay television channel owned by AMC Networks. With its headquarter being based in New York city, AMC broadcasts programs nationalwide. At the end of 2016, it had 2029 full-time employees and 314 part-time employees. Meanwhile, AMC had 91.2 million subscribers, 3% decreased by 2015. (2016 Annual Report of AMC Networks, 2017)       […]

CBS Broadcasting: Making Money with a Big Bang

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Columbia Broadcasting System (CBS) was founded in 1929 as a radio broadcasting company, to later become one of the three largest television networks (Erickson). At first, when they were entering the age of television, there were fewer homes using television (HUTs), making the market easier to measure. It was considered to be a luxury, which is why in this era, CBS was called the “Tiffany Network,” after the luxury brand Tiffany […]

Stream or be Streamed: ABC Studios Adjusts to the Future

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ABC Studios is a major production company that works under the umbrella of the Disney-ABC Entertainment Group, owned by The Walt Disney Company (Investopedia, 2018, para 4). ABC Entertainment Group is one of the five largest companies (along with Marvel Entertainment, ESPN, Inc., Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, U.S., Inc., and LucasFilm Ltd., LLC) that belongs to Disney. ABC Studios is the primary content creator for ABC Entertainment Group and […]

Bad Robot Productions: A Small Company with Big Ideas

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  “I know the idea of mystery and the idea of asking compelling questions – the key to any of that is having characters you believe and care about.”   Bad Robot is a film and television production company based out of an unassuming, three story building in Santa Monica, California. The thing that sets this company apart, however, is something that no other production company can duplicate: its founder […]