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The London Screenings: Life After Netflix

Streamer competition is rife and demand for exclusivity is huge – but what happens once SVODs first window comes to an end? Richard Middleton explores the potential of long-tail rights and their impact on production One of the emergent trends of the past 12 months – if not longer – has been the ability of […]

Kids round-up: Nippon TV anime ‘Joran’ inks global deals; Netflix orders ‘Transformers’ & ‘My Little Pony’ from eOne; VIS Kids strikes development deals

Nippon TV anime ‘Joran’ inks global deals Global anime streamer Crunchyroll, Hong Kong-based Medialink and South Korea’s Aniplus have acquired Nippon TV anime series Joran The Princess of Snow And Blood. The series, which is distributed internationally by Nippon TV and Hulu in Japan, will appear on Crunchyroll worldwide, excluding Asia, along with TV stations […]

eOne alum Dan Gopal lands at UK-based rights outfit PRS For Music

Entertainment One (eOne)’s former EVP of sales Dan Gopal has taken up a new role as chief commercial officer at rights representation outfit PRS For Music. Gopal will start on 1 March, leading commercial and strategic partnerships while improving customer relationships and joint ventures. He reports into CEO, Andrea Czapary Martin. PRS for Music represents […]

Entertainment One rejigs EMEA sales, with Dan Gopal departing

Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has rejigged its sales team in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with EVP of sales Dan Gopal departing at the end of the month. Gopal is being replaced by Spyro Markesinis, who was most recently EVP of business & legal affairs at eOne and now becomes EVP of sales in […]

Banijay, ITVS, All3, eOne & Fremantle unveil plans for The London TV Screenings

UK-based distributors Banijay Rights, Entertainment One, All3Media International, Fremantle and ITV Studios have unveiled further details around their combined London Screenings event in March. The five companies, which in November revealed plans to formally work together on the UK-based event, have confirmed the overall schedule for the upcoming virtual edition of The London TV Screenings ahead […]

Amazon takes first-window rights to Freeform thriller ‘Cruel Summer’

Amazon Prime Video has acquired exclusive first window worldwide rights (excluding the United States, Canada and China) to psychological thriller Cruel Summer. The series was produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Jessica Biel and Michelle Purple’s prodco Iron Ocean Productions and is set to land on the streamer following its US premiere on Freeform later this […]

eOne appoints Jacqueline Sacerio to become EVP of scripted TV

Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has promoted Jacqueline Sacerio to become EVP of scripted TV. Sacerio, who was previously SVP of scripted TV, has been behind survival drama Yellowjackets, which was given a series order by Showtime yesterday. The one-hour show has been created by Ashley Lyle and Bart Nickerson, who are executive producing and showrunning […]

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