Steve Mosko In Talks For Role At Sinclair

Steve Mosko, who led Sony Pictures Television until he left the studio last June, is in talks to take on a key role at Sinclair Broadcast Group. With Sinclair poised to acquire Tribune Media for $3.9 billion, Mosko is being eyed in order to put his original programming experience to use as the combined station groups move to expand their operations.

Tribune Media Tops Mosko’s Shopping List

Steve Mosko, newly “liberated” from his position running Sony Television, has his eye on an acquisition, and troubled Tribune Media is his top target, according to an individual with knowledge of his conversations with bankers.

Mosko On Exit: It’s ‘Been Brewing For Awhile’

The outgoing chairman of Sony Pictures Television opened up about his decision to exit the independent studio during a Paley Center panel Thursday.

Sony Sets New TV Leadership Structure

In the wake of Chairman Steve Mosko’s exit, his top lieutenants will now report directly to Michael Lynton, CEO, Sony Entertainment. That includes Zack Van Amburg and Jamie Erlicht, presidents of programming and production; Andy Kaplan, president of worldwide networks; Keith Le Goy, president of distribution; and Amy Carney, president of advertiser sales and research.

Sony Pictures TV Chairman Steve Mosko Out

Steve Mosko, the chairman of Sony Pictures Television, is leaving the company after 24 years, Variety has learned. Mosko had been in negotiations to extend his contract, which expires this year, but failed to come terms with the studio, according to three sources. The 60-year-old executive had just been promoted from president to chairman last September. The shakeup is a surprise given that the TV division is the most successful entity within Sony Pictures at present.

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Sony’s Mosko: No Network, No Handicap

With the proliferation of outlets, which now includes OTT services like Netflix, not being affiliated with a television network is no longer a curse for independent studios like Steve Mosko’s Sony Pictures Television.

Mosko Upped To Sony Pictures TV Chairman

Steve Mosko has been promoted to chairman of Sony Pictures Television. The move promises stability on the TV side of the Sony Pictures lot after a major shakeup earlier this year in its film division. Mosko, who was previously president of SPT, has been with the studio since 1992 and has headed its TV operations for the past 15 years.

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Sony’s Steve Mosko To Deliver CCW Keynote

Sony’s Mosko To Step Up Anti-Piracy Efforts

Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko had dismissed the threat of piracy to U.S.-based programs until a trip to foreign shores revealed how serious the problem really is. After traveling to Europe this summer, he said, he could not help but notice how quickly video of shows like his studio’s Breaking Bad were turning up dubbed and subtitled for specific countries. And he realized piracy “is going to kick us in the gut financially down the road.” As a result, Mosko said while speaking at NYC Television Week, Sony Pictures Television is looking at a variety of methods to combat the phenomenon.

TV Adacemy Adds Five To Executive Committee

Sony Steps Up Its Primetime Ambitions

Sony’s television business — rebuilt brick by brick, or at least time slot by time slot — is now driving profitability at Sony Pictures Entertainment. The small-screen side is surging because of an improved hit-to-miss ratio, a leaner structure and overseas channel growth.