Less Than Kind

Management buy-in at Breakthrough Entertainment

Nat Abraham and Michael McGuigan (pictured left) have bought into Breakthrough Entertainment, joining founders Ira Levy and Peter Williamson (pictured below) as partners in the producer and distributor. Financial details were not disclosed but president of distribution Abraham and long-service CFO McGuigan, become partners under the new structure having secured financial backing in what they […]

Breakthrough launches Less Than Kind on iTunes

Breakthrough Entertainment has launched Canadian comedy drama series Less Than Kind on the iTunes store in Canada. The show runs to four seasons and Breakthrough has launched the first three on iTunes. It originally aired on City TV from 2008 before transferring to HBO Canada in 2010. It follows a Sheldon Blecher (Jesse Camacho), an […]

US and Canadian broadcasters team for comedy series first

NBC and Shaw are joining forces to make single-cam comedy series Working the Engels, marking the first time the US and Canadian broadcasters have collaborated on a half-hour network comedy. The show will be made by the broadcasters and US/Canadian producer Halfire-Core Entertainment, the joint venture between ex-eOne exec Noreen Halpern and ex-NBC exec Marc […]