All posts tagged 'eOne'

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.

Channel 5 Inks eOne Deal For UK Rights To ‘The Detail’ & ‘Designated Survivor’

Channel 5 has agreed a deal with Entertainment One (eOne) to secure UK rights to Canadian procedural The Detail and second window rights to ABC's Designated Survivor. This marks the second UK deal for Designated Survivor. Netflix UK previously secured, and retains, first run UK rights to the Kiefer Sutherland fronted thriller as part of a global deal between eOne and the streaming service.

Entertainment One Hires DRG Exec Noel Hedges For Acquisitions Role

Entertainment One (eOne) is adding an executive to their ranks. The independent studio has brought on-board DRG executive Noel Hedges to serve in the newly created position of Executive Vice-President of Acquisitions, eOne Television. Hedges, who starts with the company in September, will be based in eOne’s London office and will oversee teams in both the big smoke and Toronto.