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EOne confirms HBO alum Michael Lombardo as global TV president

Hasbro-owned producer and distributor Entertainment One (eOne) has confirmed that former HBO programming president Michael Lombardo has been appointed to head its international TV division. News of Lombardo’s appointment emerged last month, with the veteran exec now formally named as president of global TV at eOne, with a remit across development and production of all […]

EOne lines up HBO alum Michael Lombardo to head TV division

Hasbro-owned producer and distributor Entertainment One (eOne) has lined up former HBO programming president Michael Lombardo to head its TV division, according to reports. Lombardo, who stepped down at HBO in 2016 following a 33-year stint at the premium cabler, had been programming president for almost a decade with a tenure that yielded hits including […]

News round-up: Love Nature unveils blue chip duo; BET+ visits eOne’s Diggstown

Love Nature greenlights blue chip duo Blue Ant Media’s Love Nature 4K has greenlit two six-part, blue-chip specialist factual series from sibling producers for its linear and online channels. A Wild Year On Earth, produced by Blue Ant Studios’ Northern Pictures and narrated by actor Laura Carmichael (Downton Abbey), is an epic look at how […]

Show of the week: Run

This half-hour comedy, which had been due to receive its world premiere at Series Mania in Lille, comes from two of the creative talents whose previous work includes the likes of Killing Eve and Fleabag. Run, which has been created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and writer Vicky Jones, follows the life of a woman, played by […]

EOne’s chief strategy officer Peter Micelli to depart

Entertainment One’s (eOne) chief strategy officer Peter Micelli is leaving the transatlantic producer and distributor, just four months after Hasbro completed its $4bn deal for the company. Micelli arrived at eOne in 2018 after being hired by Mark Gordon, the former president & chief content officer who was appointed as part of changes that saw […]

eOne, Three Tables forge development, distribution deal

Hasbro-owned Entertainment One (eOne) has struck a multi-year distribution deal with indie production company Three Tables Productions. Under the pact, Three Tables will develop and produce original scripted programming for eOne to distribute on a worldwide basis. The prodco is currently developing a variety of projects aimed at the UK and international markets, with partners […]

Scripted Hot Pick: Run

This half-hour comedy, which had been due to receive its world premiere at Series Mania in Lille, comes from two of the creative talents whose previous work includes the likes of Killing Eve and Fleabag. Run, which has been created by Phoebe Waller-Bridge and writer Vicky Jones, follows the life of a woman, played by […]

Appointment round-up: Simon Pegg’s Stolen Picture hires Comedy Central exec; Great Point Media adds eOne VP of sales

Stolen Picture appoints Comedy Central’s Lucy Robinson Simon Pegg and Nick Frost’s production outfit Stolen Picture has added Comedy Central’s head of original content Lucy Robinson to its exec producer ranks. Robinson will take up the role from next month at the Sony Pictures Television-backed prodco, which was launched in 2017. Its output includes movie […]

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