Entertainment One Family

Peppa Pig grows as eOne preps more eps

Entertainment One Family is to once again expand its cash cow children’s property Peppa Pig. The company is lining up 117 new episodes of the Astley Baker Davies-created preschool series, taking the overall number to 381 by 2023. New episodes from season seven will roll out to the end of 2018, before the 117 in […]

Sony Pictures buys into Genius

Sony Pictures’ home entertainment arm has bought into LA kids company Genius Brands International. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment previously had a multiyear marketing and distributing agreement with Genius for its Kid Genius and Baby Genius labels in North America, but will now rep all of the company’s brands in the US and Canada. Genius brands […]

Disney takes eOne toon global

The Walt Disney Company will launch an animated superhero toon from Entertainment One Family around the world. PJ Masks will debut on Disney Channel and Disney Junior in the US and France 5 on September 18, after which it will roll out on Disney Junior networks globally. The preschool show, based on French author Romuald […]

News brief: ABC, Teletoon onboard comedy toon Winston

ABC3 in Australia and Canada’s teletoon have greenlit production on Winston Steinburger and Sir Dudley Ding Dong, a new 52x11mins comedy toon. The pair are attached to the 2D show, which Entertainment One Family developed alongside Aussie producer Sticky Pictures. Winston follows the titular Winston, his feline friend Sir Dudley and an uptight alien as […]

New kids SVOD app secures eOne content

A new kids-focused on-demand app is launching in the UK later this month and has secured Entertainment One Family series including Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom (pictured) for its debut. SVOD service Hopster was first unveiled at MIPJunior this year and has secured a batch of deals for shows such as Babar and the Adventures […]