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Content Canada 2019

news & features

  • Hasbro buys eOne for $4bn
    US-based toy giant Hasbro has acquired transatlantic producer/distributor Entertainment One (eOne) in an all-cash deal valued at approximately £3.3bn (US$4bn).
  • Jeremy Kyle to return to ITV
    ETF: UK broadcaster ITV is looking to develop a new programme with Jeremy Kyle, whose talkshow was axed from the channel in May following the suicide of one of its guests.
  • ZDF – Germany
    SCHEDULE WATCH ALERT: Germany’s ZDF is looking to expand its coproduction activities into Central and Eastern Europe.
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perspective

  • eOne climbs into Hasbro's toy box
    By Nico Franks
    Hasbro is securing a raft of preschool properties as part of its US$4bn purchase of eOne. But the toy giant will now also have a host of drama and unscripted assets to play with.
Big Box

Reports and analysis

Sense of theatre

One of the newer production collectives to emerge on the UK television scene, The Anthology Group, stands out for its thespian roots and comedy chops.

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The UK television industry is booming but the growing influence of US streamers is upsetting the status quo and Brexit is still looming.

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The global animation industry has been one of the main beneficiaries of the SVoD boom but it remains one of the most challenged sectors in TV.

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The US is seeing huge structural change as SVoD prompts consolidation, revised content licensing agreements and new relationships between writers and agents.

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