Village on a Diet


eOne acquires another Canuck prodco

North American production giant Entertainment One has acquired another Canada-based producer – this time the Vancouver-based Four Force Entertainment. This comes after eOne paid C$29.2 million (US$27.2 million) in July for Paperny Entertainment. No figure was placed on this latest deal. Four Force is best known for unscripted shows such as Border Security: Canada’s Front Line, […]

TV’s conscious effort

Cruel critiques and manufactured conflict have been replaced by supportive smiles, warm hugs and a belief that shows should seek to transform someone’s prospects or help them grow emotionally in an ongoing raft of caring sharing formats reports Andy Fry. There was a time between 2003 and 2009 when factual and entertainment formats seemed to […]