Carrie Stein

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 […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part V

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action! How has binge viewing changed the market for drama?   With global services to feed, the search for universal drama stories has […]

Starz plans Havana noir with Banderas

US cable channel Starz and Entertainment One Television are working up a Cuban-flavoured noir drama with actor Antonio Banderas. Havana Quartet, which comes from Cuban writer Eduardo Machado (Magic City), who is writing a pilot and will executive produce alongside banderas and Peter Naderman of Nadcon Film and Jennifer Kawaja and Julia Sereny of Sienna […]

eOne, Creative England create drama fund

Producer and distributor Entertainment One and Creative England are joining forces to create new drama fund designed to back UK-originated drama for the domestic and international markets. Creative England is the not-for-profit group that works with commercial organisations and regional authorities on creative industry initiatives. Alongside eOne it will create a new drama venture and […]

‘Renaissance man’ lands eOne scripted post

A former Fox Television Studios programming VP described as a “renaissance man of scripted television” is joining Entertainment One in a top drama role. Pancho Mansfield has been named as eOne Television’s president, global scripted programming. Based out of eOne’s LA office he will work closely with US scripted development chief Gerard Boccacio and global […]

Head of US scripted at eOne stepping down

Michael Rosenberg, Entertainment One’s head of scripted TV, is stepping down, TBI has learned. Rosenberg will leave his post as executive VP, US scripted TV at the Canadian-US studio to return to the production sector. Rosenberg was upped from SVP to EVP in 2012 soon after the exit of previous drama chief Noreen Halpern. It […]

Big-screen to small-screen

Amid what is described as the ‘Golden Age’ of TV drama there is an increasing trend to look to feature films for small-screen inspiration. John Hazelton looks at the film-to-TV trend and reveals how top creative talent to raiding is studio vaults to find material for the small screen When Fargo won this year’s Emmy […]

The copro landscape: Meet the fixers

A batch of one-stop shop consultancies from the UK aimed at facilitating global coproduction has emerged in the past year. Jesse Whittock gets the low-down on their strategies as the boom in international drama continues. It is obvious that, with television drama in a prolonged golden era, broadcasters will increasingly be on the hunt for […]

Entertainment One seeking trio of senior EMEA hires

Canada-based producer-distributor Entertainment One will significantly bolster its Europe-based international division with a trio of senior hires next year, TBI has learned. eOne Television’s international president Peter Emerson is currently based in London putting together an EMEA unit but told TBI he is planning to return to North America once a new team is in […]

Sundance Channel, eOne develop Israeli scripted show

Sundance Channel and Entertainment One are co-developing an Israeli scripted format that explores what happens to a family when one parent suddenly becomes religious. Reaching for Heaven will be based on a Keshet drama that ran for two seasons and totalled 14 episodes, and comes from Assaf Amir’s Norma Productions. The US version will be […]