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Entertainment One sells raft of ‘Peppa Pig’ seasons into Korea

Entertainment One has sold a raft of seasons of Peppa Pig into Korean educational broadcaster EBS. EBS has picked up the rights to seasons five, six and seven, which are premiering to audiences in South Korea this year. EOne has also appointed EBS as the licensing agent for Peppa Pig, where it will manage consumer […]

Inside the multimillion-dollar drama trap

Producing high-end scripted product has never been more lucrative, nor more risky. Richard Middleton explores how producers and distributors are balancing their options Netflix CEO Reed Hastings might have sent his company’s share price down 6% last month when he alluded to the “whole new world” emerging in streaming, but a more populated SVOD universe […]

Exclusive: Entertainment One’s Tess Charman boards MGM

Long-time Entertainment One exec Tess Charman has boarded MGM Worldwide Television, TBI understands.  Charman has joined as executive director of EMEA for the Handmaid’s Tale distributor. It is understood that she will serve in the role on an interim basis. Charman spent seven years at eOne, where she most recently served as sales director for […]

TBI Weekly: How Red Arrow Studios fits into M&A frenzy (Column)

A flurry of deals yesterday highlighted the surging appetite for acquisitions and with companies including Red Arrow Studios on the block, the M&A frenzy has some way to run yet. Chances are, if you’re a production company in Europe or North America that has a smattering of successful shows on the slate – or even […]

EOne expands unscripted portfolio with acquisition of Blackfin

Production and distribution group Entertainment One (eOne), itself a recent acquisition by My Little Pony owner Hasbro, has struck a deal to buy US unscripted outfit Blackfin. Geno McDermott, founder and CEO of the prodco, will now oversee US alternative programming for eOne as president as part of the deal, reporting into global unscripted TV […]

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