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Entertainment centre – why eOne brought TV and film together

John Morayniss tells Jesse Whittock how North American distributor Entertainment One is evolving, while the company’s new Asia sales chief, Joyce Yeung, outlines the local opportunities John Morayniss is convinced Entertainment One has created a model other companies could, and probably should, follow. The Toronto-listed firm recently did away with the divisions between its film […]

Kew Media hires eOne alumna for scripted

Global producer and distributor Kew Media Group has appointed industry veteran Carrie Stein to a newly created role as executive vice president of global scripted series amid scripted expansion plans. Effective immediately, former Entertainment One exec Stein will work closely with outside producers as well as producers under the Kew Media umbrella to build a high-end slate of […]

UK indie hires Discovery & eOne alum for sales

UK indie Wag TV has appointed former Discovery Networks exec Janice Strangward to lead its global content distribution arm, which was formed last year and formally launches at MIPCOM this October. Strangward has held senior sales roles at Entertainment One, Passion Distribution, Al Jazeera Media Network and Zee Entertainment Enterprises, most recently leading the latter’s […]

eOne inks multi-year deal with StoryBy

Global independent studio Entertainment One (eOne) has entered a multi-year TV first-look deal with US-based StoryBy Entertainment. eOne, best known as the distributor of The Walking Dead and producer of shows such as Rookie Blue, will serve as the studio on StoryBy’s television projects and will control worldwide rights under the partnership. StoryBy was launched […]

Hulu snags eOne’s Cardinal and Gap Year

Hulu has inked a multi-series deal with Entertainment One and will take almost 250 hours of programming from the independent production and distribution group. The agreement gives Hulu exclusive US steaming rights to eOne series including Cardinal, and comedy drama Gap Year. The whole first season of Cardinal, which is on CTV in Canada, will […]

Sparacio confirmed as eOne finance chief

Joe Sparacio has been named the CFO of Entertainment One. He has been filling the finance role on an interim basis at the independent film and TV studio since last November and now takes the position on a full-time basis. Sparacio has several decades of experience in the media sector, largely on the film side […]

Gomorrah writer making Gaddafi series

Roberto Saviano, the writer of Italian crime series Gomorrah, is developing a new series about Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. Production and distribution group Entertainment One and Montalbano prodco Palomar will make Gaddafi, which Nadav Schirman (The Green Prince) will write with Saviano (right). “This is a TV series about a warrior, a dreamer, who becomes […]

John Singleton, eOne making A&E LA Riots doc

A&E has ordered L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later, a two-part doc about the 1992 riots from Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton. The special will be produced by Entertainment One Television and go out on A&E on April 18 and directed by One9 (Time is Illmatic). Singleton will exec produce. “I believe the […]

John Singleton, eOne making A&E LA Riots doc

A&E has ordered L.A. Burning: The Riots 25 Years Later, a two-part doc about the 1992 riots from Boyz n the Hood director John Singleton. The special will be produced by Entertainment One Television and go out on A&E on April 18 and directed by One9 (Time is Illmatic). Singleton will exec produce. “I believe the […]

Hasbro backs Boggle Battle TV series

The content arm of games giant Hasbro has teamed with the creators of Chopped and indie studio Entertainment One to adapt board game Boggle into a TV show. Hasbro Studios, Keller/Noll and eOne will partner for Boggle Battle, which is they said will introduce the classic word game to a whole new audience. Family and […]

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