Mark Gordon

EOne shifts ex-content chief Mark Gordon to production deal

Entertainment One’s president and chief content officer Mark Gordon (pictured) is stepping down after just 18 months to return to a production-facing role. Gordon has struck a multi-year producing deal with eOne to create shows across all platforms, with Steve Bertram, eOne’s president of film and television, continuing to lead the film and TV business. […]

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 […]

Netflix sets out for Narnia with eOne’s Mark Gordon

Netflix is to develop new series and films based on The Chronicles of Narnia series. The streaming giant has struck a multi-year deal with The C.S. Lewis Company to develop classic stories from across the Narnia universe. Entertainment One chairman Mark Gordon will exec produce all programs, alongside C.S. Lewis’ stepson Douglas Gresham and film […]

Top CAA television agent switches to eOne

Mark Gordon’s first major hire since becoming president of Entertainment One (eOne) is that of CAA agent and co-head of television Peter Micelli. The new recruit will become chief strategy officer for film, television and digital at eOne, reporting to Gordon – eOne’s president and chief content officer of film, television and digital – and […]

Mark Gordon’s Nick Pepper exits for Legendary

Mark Gordon Company’s head of drama Nick Pepper has departed from the company to join Legendary Entertainment as head of TV, according to US sources. The news comes after it was revealed that Mark Gordon (pictured) would become president of Entertainment One, the distributor that has owned 51% of Mark Gordon Company since 2015. Meanwhile, […]

Mark Gordon becomes eOne president as Morayniss exits

Grey’s Anatomy producer Mark Gordon (left) has become Entertainment One’s president and chief content officer following a US$209 million deal, with John Morayniss exiting. eOne has bought the 49% of Gordon’s prodco, The Mark Gordon Company, that it didn’t already own and installed the exec at the top of its creative division. Gordon is now […]

Mark Gordon hires ex-CBS current series chief

US producer The Mark Gordon Company has hired former CBS Television current programming chief David Brownfield. The seasoned executive and producer has been named executive VP at the Entertainment One-owned prodco, which is behind series such as Grey’s Anatomy and Ray Donovan. He joins the US-based Mark Gordon after spending three years in development at […]

Mark Gordon enters UK as Marchand starts prodco

The Mark Gordon Company and parent Entertainment One have inked a multi-year partnership with film producer Xavier Marchand’s newly-established prodco, Moonriver Content. The move means LA-based Mark Gordon gains a foothold in the European production market, as film- and television-focused Moonriver is based in London. “We are eager to expand into Europe, and finding strong […]

Hulu, Lionsgate chiefs kick off Cannes confab

Bosses from on-demand service Hulu and US studio Lionsgate Entertainment will kick off MIPCOM this year in Cannes. Lionsgate’s president of worldwide television and digital distribution Jim Packer (right) will sit down with Hulu’s CEO, Mike Hopkins (left) on Monday, October 5, the first day of the market. Packer and Hopkins will discuss Hulu’s recent […]