All posts tagged 'eOne'

ABC Hands Out Full Season Order To ‘The Rookie’

ABC has handed out a full-season order to their new Nathan Fillion fronted drama The Rookie, the network announced on Monday. The back order is for seven episodes, bringing the show's first season to twenty episodes. While the series has yet to premiere on this side of the pond, Sky Witness secured the UK rights last month in a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne).

Sky Witness Acquires UK Rights To ABC’s Nathan Fillion Drama ‘The Rookie’ In Deal With eOne

Nathan Fillion's new ABC drama The Rookie is coming to the UK. Sky Witness has secured the exclusive UK rights to the procedural after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The acquisition underpins Sky's commitment to spend millions on U.S. procedurals for the recently rebranded channel. A UK premiere date has not yet been set.

Universal TV Import ‘Ransom’ Renewed For Third Season

Ransom - the international drama series from Frank Spotnitz's Big Light Productions - has been renewed for a third season by commissioning partners Global and CBS. The series is distributed internationally by Entertainment One (eOne) and airs on this side of the pond on Universal TV.

eOne Developing VR Comedy Series ‘GARY1987’ From ‘Skins’ Creator Bryan Elsey & ‘People Just Do Nothing’ Team

Entertainment One (eOne) is teaming up with Skins creator Bryan Elsey and the team behind BBC Three's People Just Do Nothing  - Steve Stamp, Allan Mustafa and Jack Clough - to develop new VR themed international comedy series GARY1987. The series is set in the world of virtual reality and tells the story of unemployed Gary, a VR novice, who enters the VR world initially to make money and ends up way over his head.

Universal TV Acquires Canadian Legal Drama ‘Burden Of Truth’

Universal TV is adding another Canadian drama series to their line-up. The NBCU owned and operated channel has secured exclusive first run UK rights to CBC's Erin-Brockovich style legal drama Burden Of Truth, starring Beauty & The Beast's Kristin Kreuk, after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The show's first season will premiere on Universal on Tuesday August 14th at 9pm with a double-bill.

Fired Up Films Inks Overall Deal With Entertainment One

Fired Up Films - the independent production company that was recently launched by Simon Howley and Jon-Barrie Waddell - has inked an overall deal with Entertainment One (eOne). Under the multi-year pact, eOne will co-produce and serve as the studio on scripted and non-scripted content.

E4 Acquires UK Rights To Pop TV’s ‘Let’s Get Physical’

E4 has acquired the exclusive UK rights to Pop TV's comedy series Let's Get Physical after striking a deal with international distributor Entertainment One (eOne). The series will premiere on E4 on Thursday May 3rd at 9:30pm.

eOne Takes Majority Stake In Whizz Kid Entertainment

Entertainment One (eOne) has secured a majority stake in independent production company Whizz Kid Entertainment. The indie's founder and CEO Malcolm Gerrie and Managing Director Lisa Chapman will remain in their current posts, reporting into Tara Long, Executive Vice-President of Alternative Television for eOne. The rest of the senior team also remains in place and will continue to focus on the development of original non-scripted entertainment programming with significant international appeal.