Sony Pictures Television is beefing up its HD presence across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
General entertainment web AXN is now available in HD in Poland and has launched in Spain, Portugal and Italy. It will bow in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany and across Africa later this year.
Sister web Sony Entertainment Television is also launching in HD in Portugal and Spain.
Meanwhile, SPT has set up Floresta in Brazil with local production executive, Elisabetta Zenatti.
Sao Paulo-based shingle will represent SPT’s formats in Brazil, covering both scripted and non-scripted fare.
SPT worked with Zenatti and Brazilian broadcasters on “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”