The group hosted its screening to unveil a vast slate of new productions for the upcoming season, spanning drama, comedy and reality formats, including the Brazilian series, Rio Connection.

On Tuesday, May 24, Sony Pictures Television hosted its screening in Los Ángeles, closing the 2022 edition of the LA Screenings.

The company hosted a content showcase to unveil the new titles for the upcoming season, including new fiction series and formats.

One of the main announcements was the start of production of Ligeramente Diva, the sixty-episode series, which is a contemporary adaptation of the hit series Drop Dead Diva created by Josh Berman.

All the new titles announced at the event

Accused (Fox (US), Drama, 12 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

An emotional and impactful anthology crime series brought to life by an award-winning creative team, examining how truly fragile it is to be human in our modern times. Cast: Michael Chiklis, Jill Hennessy, Whitney Cummings, Rhea Perlman, Abigail Breslin.

A Spy Among Friends (ITVX (UK), Spectrum (US), 6 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

The true story of British spies and lifelong friends Nicholas Elliott and Kim Philby. The most notorious Soviet double agent in history, Philby’s betrayal resulted in the gutting of British and American Intelligence. Cast: Damian Lewis, Guy Pearce, Anna Maxwell Martin.

A Spy Among Friends

Without Sin (ITV (UK), 4 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

A four-part psychological thriller exploring the relationship between Stella, a grieving mother and Charles, the man in prison for her daughter’s murder. Cast: Vicky McClure, Johnny Harris.

Monarch (Fox (US), 11 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

An epic, multi-generational drama centered on the ruthlessly ambitious Roman family who built a country music empire. When dangerous truths emerge, their reign as country royalty is put in jeopardy. Cast: Susan Sarandon, Trace Adkins, Anna Friel, Joshua Sasse, Beth Ditto.


Tunnel of Love (Format, Reality, 10 x 45′)

Ten pairs of friends, split to live in two different houses connected by a tunnel, must arrange dates for each other by picking from the other contestants.

Panhandle (Spectrum/Roku (US), 8 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

Agoraphobic polymath Bell Prescott and radar cop Cammie Lorde team up to solve a mystery from Bell’s past. Cast: Luke Kirby, Tiana Okoye, Forrest Goodluck, Lorenza Izzo, Wallace Smith, Glenn Morshower, Lesley Ann Warren.


Anatomía (Dark comedy, 10 x 30′, in development)

In Guadalajara in 1997, clueless medical students Carmen and Alejandra are recruited by the police to unmask a serial killer who has the campus scared to death. They are the prime suspects.

Rio Connection (Globo (Brazil), 8 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

In the mid-1970’s, three organized crime figures on the run found themselves in Brazil with new identities and a new goal: tropicalize the mafia. Cast: Valerio Morigi, Aksel Ustun, Raphael Kahn, Aryè Campos.

Rio Connection

Alert (Fox (US), Drama)

The series is a procedural drama with a search for a missing person in each episode, that runs alongside the overarching storyline of Nikki and Devon’s quest to find out the truth about the person claiming to be their long-lost son.

Three Pines (Amazon (US/CA, UK/IE/GL, Scandinavia, ANZ), 8 x one hour, premiere: 2022)

Based on the best-selling novel, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache investigates a series of murders in a seemingly idyllic village and discovers long-buried secrets. Cast: Alfred Molina; Rossif Sutherland; Elle-Maija Tailfeathers; Sarah Booth; Tantoo Cardinal; Clare Coulter.