Entertainment One Television

ITV’s Gopal makes eOne sales switch

Dan Gopal is leaving ITV Studios Global Entertainment (ITVSGE) to become Entertainment One’s sales chief across the EMEA region. He has been appointed executive VP of EMEA sales, reporting to eOne Television International president Stuart Baxter. The new role will see him leading eOne’s London-based EMEA sales team, with other European sales operations also report […]

eOne ups Newman as drama slate expands

Entertainment One (eOne) Television has promoted Carolyn Newman to senior VP level, as it expands its drama slate with new intellectual property. Previously VP, Newman has been upped to SVP of scripted programming. She will continue to oversee the Toronto-headquartered company’s US slate and lead acquisitions, coproductions and presales. Newman’s promotion after as she acquired […]

Cinemax exec to lead Makeready TV unit

Cinemax’s Scott Nemes is leaving the premium cable channel to become head of television at Makeready, film producer Brad Weston’s new LA-based production outfit. Effective immediately, he will lead TV operations as head of television, reporting directly to Weston, who launched the business in March. The role will see Nemes (pictured) overseeing all television development, […]

eOne hires DRG’s Hedges

Entertainment One Television has hired DRG acquisitions chief Noel Hedges for a senior post. Hedges has been named executive VP of acquisitions at eOne’s TV division, a new role that will see him buying content for distribution and overseeing teams in London and Toronto. At DRG, Hedges is EVP of content, and has worked at […]

eOne strikes Brad Peyton pact

Entertainment One Television has secured a multi-year first-look TV and digital deal with writer-director Brad Peyton and his production partner, Jeff Fierson. The deal will see Peyton and Fierson’s ASAP Entertainment bringing their TV and digital projects to eOne, which will act as studio and international distributor on the shows. Peyton is the writer, director […]

eOne brings in CMT exec for alternative

Entertainment One Television has hired Julia Silverton from US cable channel CMT as senior VP, development of alternative programming. Based out of LA, she will lead development efforts for a unit whose shows include the recently-announced Fuse series The Hollywood Puppet Show (WT). Silverton (pictured) joins from Viacom’s CMT, where she was VP, development, ushering […]

eOne merges Canuck factual prodcos

Entertainment One is combining its Canadian factual prodcos Paperny and Force Four, resulting in the exits of senior execs from both sides. Both prodcos will be positioned under the Entertainment One Television banner following the process, which will take place in coming months, according to Ontario-headquartered eOne. Paperny Entertainment’s long-serving executive VP, Cal Shumiatcher, will […]

Misselbrook to lead sales at Miramax Australia

US studio Miramax is promoting EMEA sales director Tom Misselbrook to lead its television distribution efforts in Australia and New Zealand, with a Lionsgate exec drafted in to replace him in the UK, TBI understands. From January, Misselbrook will spearhead the Australian sales branch of Miramax in Sydney following three years at the company’s EMEA […]

Peter Emerson takes stake in Cineflix

Former Entertainment One Television sales chief Peter Emerson has taken a stake in Cineflix Media, and will become president of the Canadian producer and distributor, TBI can reveal. The news comes as Cineflix secures new bank finance, giving it a war chest for acquisitions, production and programming partnerships. The former eOne exec takes a minority […]

Euro, Lat Am nets find Conviction with eOne

Major networks in the UK, France and Latin America have bought Entertainment One Television’s new US broadcast network drama Conviction. Pay TV channels in the UK and Latin America, Sky Living and Fox Networks Group, respectively, and French commercial broadcaster TF1 have acquired the ABC show, which launched at the LA Screenings this year. The […]

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