Sony Pictures Television Networks (SPTN) has announced the appointment of Steve Hornsey as Vice President of SPTN’s UK Entertainment portfolio and Sarah Muller as Vice President of SPTN’s rapidly-growing UK Children’s and Youth portfolio.
Hornsey will oversee the entertainment channel portfolio which consists of seven channels including the No.2 and No.3 film channels in the UK, Sony Movie Channel and Movies4Men.
Muller will take responsibility for leading the programming and development of SPTN’s linear and AVoD kids’ brands including POP, the UK’s number 1 commercial kids channel; Tiny Pop, POP MAX and recently launched AVoD service POP FUN; alongside SPTN’s music channel portfolio.
Hornsey is currently Director, General Entertainment UK & Northern Europe at Turner, where he has been responsible for programming Turner’s Pay, Free-To-Air and SVoD entertainment services including TNT, truTV and TCM. Hornsey was previously General Manager at UKTV overseeing Watch and alibi. He will be taking up his new role at SPTN in April.