Advanced Television


ITV Studios appoints van Weede as Sales Director

ITV Studios has announced the appointment of Charlotte van Weede as Sales Director of its Global Entertainment business with immediate effect. Reporting directly to Arjan Pomper, Managing Director Global Entertainment, van Weede will oversee the day to day running of the format sales division with its catalogue of 285 unique formats. This include popular titles […]

April 26, 2022

Hearst Media names Mathies VP development

Jessica Mathies has been named vice president, development, at Hearst Media Production Group (HMPG). She previously served as an executive producer, initiating, developing, and producing special projects, for HMPG parent Hearst Television. Mathies brings extensive national production experience to HMPG’s recently launched entertainment unit and will focus on unscripted program development for television stations, broadcast […]

April 21, 2022

A+E Networks UK commissions sequel series to Lost Relics of the Knights Templar

A+E Networks UK has commissioned the treasure-hunting sequel to Lost Relics of the Knights Templar (TX April 2020) from Fired Up Films and Krempelwood. Lost Relics of the Knights Templar rated more than 300 per cent above primetime average, making it the best performing UK commission on Sky HISTORY since Al Murray: Why Does Everyone […]

July 27, 2021

Chavez joins Tastemade as Head of Marketing

Tastemade has announced that marketing executive, Rubi Chavez, has joined the media company as Head of Marketing. Chavez has more than 15 years of experience launching and growing global entertainment and lifestyle brands. In her new role, Chavez will report directly to CEO & Co-Founder Larry Fitzgibbon, and will be responsible for building out the […]

June 11, 2021

STV Player adds 650 hours of content

STV Player is celebrating its extended reach on all major platforms across the UK by adding over 650 hours of drama, true crime and factual entertainment programming to its catalogue of content. The free VoD service – which is now pre-installed in three quarters of the UK’s connected TV homes – has signed significant deals […]

March 11, 2021

My Little Pony gallops to Netflix

Entertainment One (eOne), Hasbro’s entertainment studio, has announced that the all-new computer animated feature film based on the iconic My Little Pony franchise will premiere on Netflix in autumn of this year.  The movie wil be followed by an all new My Little Pony G5 series. Animated by Hasbro’s Boulder Studio in Dublin, Ireland, the […]

February 26, 2021

Nickelodeon, eOne partner on new Transformers series

Nickelodeon and Hasbro’s Entertainment One (eOne) have partnered to co-produce an original animated Transformers series (26 half-hour episodes), based on the iconic global property. In the action-comedy series, a new species of Transformers must find their place and purpose among Autobots, Decepticons, and the human family that adopts them. The series will premiere exclusively on […]

February 26, 2021

Sky Cinema, Entertainment One content deal

Sky and Entertainment One (eOne) – Hasbro’s entertainment studio and owners of iconic brands such as Dungeons and Dragons, My Little Pony, Transformers, and Power Rangers – have announced a long-term partnership that will bring hundreds of hours of blockbuster movies to Sky Cinema subscribers. The deal covers both eOne’s existing library and new releases […]

November 25, 2020By Nik Roseveare

Entwistle boards eOne for Power Rangers projects

Entertainment One (eOne), Hasbro’s entertainment studio, has announced that producer and director Jonathan Entwistle has come on board to shepherd new film and television adaptations of Power Rangers. eOne will develop and produce the projects with Entwistle set to direct across both formats. “Jonathan has an incredible creative vision for this iconic and hugely successful […]

October 21, 2020

Lombardo named President of Global TV at eOne

Former HBO programming chief Michael Lombardo has officially joined Entertainment One (eOne) as President of Global Television at the studio. Lombardo will oversee the television adaptation of Hasbro brands – including Transformers and Power Rangers, direct eOne’s existing slate, and create a new premium content for global audiences. Lombardo previously spent 33 years at HBO, […]

June 11, 2020