sony pictures television international

Mar 06, 2009

Sony acquires Channel 8 in India

Sony Pictures Television International (SPTI) has made a foray into the Bengali-language TV segment with the acquisition of Channel 8, the only Bengali-language film channel in India.  The channel will be under the management of SPTI’s international networks group.Andy Kaplan, SPTI’s president, international networks said, “We are excited by the prospects of Channel 8 and the revenue potential for us in the Bengal region.  We look forward to providing even more high-quality Bengali-language programming in the region.”