Michael McGuigan

Breakthrough makes reality hire

Breakthrough Entertainment has recruited Chantal Jackson as head of development, alternative content as the Canada-based producer and distributor pushes more deeply into reality programming. Jackson will be based in Toronto and work alongside Beth Fraikorn, who Breakthrough recently hired to run its new New York office, as head of alternative content. Jackson will develop original […]

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 […]