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Ricky Zoom revs up for debut on Channel 5’s Milkshake this April

Ricky Zoom, the newest animated pre-school IP from Entertainment One, is preparing to speed onto Channel 5’s multi-platform pre-school block, Milkshake, where is will air daily from April 20th this year. To crank up excitement around the show’s terrestrial launch in the UK, Milkshake! is supporting with pre-promotional on-air exposure …

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Entertainment One is ‘figuring out which Hasbro brands to bring to screen’

Entertainment One is in the process of ‘figuring out which of Hasbro’s brands to bring to life,’ the company has stated following the toymaker’s $3.8bn acquisition of the content producer-distributor at the end of last year. Speaking at UK Screenings this month, Pancho Mansfield, eOne’s president of global scripted programming, …

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Ricky Zoom lands second series for November 2020 as first products ready for launch

Following a successful debut at the end of 2019, Entertainment One’s international animated hit, Ricky Zoom has landed a second series, slated to air as soon as November this year. Ricky Zoom raced to success and achieved ‘outstanding ratings’ in multiple markets and across several platforms. It is currently a …

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Hasbro board of directors approve $4bn Entertainment One acquisition

Hasbro’s board of directors has approved the $4 billion acquisition of Entertainment One, the global entertainment powerhouse confirmed Thursday afternoon. The deal – that now puts the global toymaker in control of eOne’s IP such as the pre-school hit Peppa Pig and PJ Masks – was met with ‘overwhelming shareholder …

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Entertainment One posts a £43.9m loss in Q1 financials

Entertainment One has revealed a £43.9 million loss in the first quarter of the year, according to the latest financial reports surrounding the Peppa Pig owner. The reports have emerged just a matter of days before Hasbro puts its takeover offer of £3.3 billion to a shareholder vote. The toymaker …

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BLE 2019: Entertainment One see continues growth for Peppa Pig, PJ Masks and Ben & Holly

Entertainment One has reported a strong performance for its popular pre-school IP Peppa Pig, PJ Masks, and Ben & Holly’s Little Kingdom across the UK. The licensor unveiled a raft of new partnerships and marketing activity designed to put the properties firmly into the spotlight at Brand Licensing Europe 2019 …

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Hasbro will move ‘significant portion’ of eOne toy business in-house, following $4bn purchase of Peppa Pig owner

Hasbro will look to move a ‘significant portion’ of Entertainment One’s toy business in-house, following its £3.3bn acquisition of the British studio and majority share owner of the Peppa Pig brand. The US toy maker agreed to the purchase of eOne this week, marking a major strategic step by Hasbro …

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eOne launches new PJ Masks album

Entertainment One has unveiled details of a new digital album launch for its hit preschool animated property, PJ Masks. The new album, entitled Heroes Forever, will be released in English language only. The new release follows the success of the brand’s first album  PJ Masks – Here We Come, which was released …

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Entertainment One secures new global broadcasters for Ricky Zoom

Entertainment One has secured a trio of major global broadcasters for its new pre-school animated TV series, Ricky Zoom, tapping Germany, Spain and China for the launch. Super RTL in Germany, Clan TV in Spain and Youku in China have each signed up with the new animation and are each …

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Entertainment brum: eOne is taking it up a gear with new pre-school series Ricky Zoom

Known for the wildly successful PJ Masks and the globally revered Peppa Pig, Entertainment One has launched a new property to the pre-school scene. Already, Ricky Zoom is turning up the heat in the pre-school sector so we talk to SVP of UK licensing Katie Rollings to find out more…

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