Entertainment One

eOne alum John Morayniss & Endeavor launch acquisition-hungry outfit

John Morayniss and three of his former Entertainment One (eOne) colleagues have joined forces to launch a Toronto-based outfit, which is on the look-out for acquisitions and is being backed by Endeavor Content. Morayniss, who left his role atop of eOne’s TV business in 2018, is being joined by Patrice Theroux, Jeff Lynas and Nelson Kuo-Lee […]

IMDb TV orders Play-Doh format from Hasbro’s eOne

Amazon’s IMDb TV has continued its original programming push with the commission of family competition special, Play-Doh Squished. The one-hour, holiday-themed special is hosted by US actress Sarah Hyland and is from Amazon Studios and Entertainment One (eOne), which is owned by Play-Doh owner Hasbro. The format will feature three teams of two kids and […]

Entertainment One strengthens Nordic ties, preps ‘Scandi-noir’ drama

Entertainment One (eOne) plans to strengthen its partnerships in the Nordics through expanded content deals and the production of a new Swedish “Scandi-noir” series. The company’s programming deals across Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland account for more than 800 hours of scripted and unscripted content in just this year alone. The studio aims to […]

Federation UK to adapt Jackie Collins’ ‘Lovers & Gamblers’

Federation UK, the recently launched UK-divison of French scripted producer Federation Entertainment, is producing a series adaptation of the Jackie Collins novel Lovers & Gamblers.      Dublin Murders and A Very English Scandal writer Sarah Phelps will write and executive produce the adaptation, alongside The Bureau producer Federation UK’s Polly Williams and Arielle Gottlieb, with the […]

eOne hires Naked alum to expand UK unscripted team

Entertainment One (eOne) is bolstering its UK unscripted team with a senior hire and a promotion. The company has hired former Naked exec Susanne Hamilton to serve as SVP of productions & operations across the UK unscripted business, including for Daisybeck Studios, reporting to the latter’s MD Paul Stead and eOne co-EVPs of UK unscripted, […]

‘Oddbods’ creator One Animation hires eOne & Amazon execs

Oddbods creator One Animation is expanding its digital team by appointing execs from Hasbro’s Entertainment One and Amazon to newly created roles. Kelly Joeman will join as senior manager for audience development at the Singapore-based firm, while Tuan Nguyen has been tapped as e-commerce manager. Both will be based in One Animation’s Singapore office, with Joeman […]

Federation taps eOne scripted execs to run new UK-based drama arm

France’s Federation Entertainment has tapped Entertainment One (eOne)’s head of scripted Polly Williams and its VP of scripted Arielle Gottlieb to run a new UK-based division. Williams becomes MD at Federation UK while Gottlieb has been named creative director, with both execs joining the new venture as partners with the French firm. The division will […]