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EOne’s Baxter: Mark Gordon will “absolutely” remain with business

Entertainment One has confirmed that CEO and chief content officer Mark Gordon will “absolutely be with [the business] in a year’s time”. Stuart Baxter, president of international distribution for eOne, told delegates at Variety’s European TV Summit in London today (13 June) that Gordon – who was reportedly in conflict with eOne management and poised […]

EOne denies Mark Gordon is leaving the business

Entertainment One has denied that president Mark Gordon is leaving the business a year and a half after his promotion. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, eOne said: “In response to recent press speculation, Entertainment One can confirm that Mark Gordon continues to be a part of the eOne team both now and […]

Channel 4, HBO partner for ‘Jihadi John’ doc

Months following the success of Michael Jackson two-parter Leaving Neverland, Channel 4 and HBO are again teaming up for a feature doc. The broadcasters have commissioned a film on Kuwait-born British extremist Mohammed Emwazi, better known as Jihadi John. The 90-minute doc promises the inside story of Emwazi’s journey from life as a North London […]

TBI Weekly: MIPTV at critical juncture to safeguard its future

MIPTV reached a major turning point this week, with the future of the spring market in its current iteration poised for a significant overhaul amid a growing chorus of incensed distributors.   For a number of years now, the four-day market has been shedding international buyers due to unsavory timing ahead of LA Screenings in […]

Blumhouse hires from NBCU, eOne for production & development

Blumhouse Television has added five new positions to grow its production, development and business affairs teams, including execs from NBCU and eOne. For production, Blumhouse has hired eOne’s senior VP for film, television and digital entertainment, Lisa Niedenthal. The Sharp Object’s producer will serve at Blumhouse as executive VP of production. Niedenthal will oversee productions […]

MIPCOM 2018: The Inside Scoop

FAANG, Endemol and Comcast were front of mind for delegates at a lively MIPCOM market, which appeared to be in rude health despite studios such as Sony believed to be weighing up their future in Cannes. While a quieter MIPTV in April tends to skew perceptions of the drama-focused MIPCOM – which ran from October […]

Drama round-up: eOne, Fremantle strike deals for Rookie, Butterfly

Entertainment One (eOne) has sold its Nathan Fillion-fronted drama The Rookie into the UK’s Sky Witness, France’s M6 and Italy’s Rai. The police procedural has sold into more than 160 territories ahead of its premiere on US broadcaster ABC and Canadian network CTV on October 16. Other buyers include NBCUniversal International Networks (Latin America), TNT (Spain), […]

eOne nabs DRG exec for acquisitions

Entertainment One (eOne) has named DRG’s Kate Cundall as vice president of acquisitions. Cundall will be based in the company’s London office and report to Noel Hedges, executive vice president of acquisitions. She will be a central part of the acquisitions department working across scripted and non-scripted programming. Before joining eOne, Cundall was senior VP […]

eOne brings Stan’s The Other Guy to North America

Entertainment One (eOne) is bringing Stan’s half-hour original series The Other Guy to Hulu in the US and Super Channel in Canada. The series will begin streaming on Hulu starting June 28 and will premiere on Super Channel August 13. The title takes a look at break-ups in the digital age, and the harsh reality […]

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