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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’s Ricky Zoom to launch on CCTV-14 in China

Entertainment One’s hit pre-school animation, Ricky Zoom is gearing up to launch on CCTV-14 starting from March 23rd this year, following a successful kickstart to its broadcast campaign across China. The series made its debut in mainland China in June last year where it got off to a strong start …

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Hasbro completes $3.8bn acquisition of eOne

Hasbro is kicking off the New Year in style, having officially closed its $3.8billion deal to acquire Entertainment One. The all-cash acquisition of the Canadian independent studio was first announced in August last year but was subject to approval by competition watchdogs owing to the strength that the now completed …

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Entertainment One lands Sea Life partnership with Merlin Entertainments

Entertainment One has secured a multi-territory partnership with Merlin Entertainments that will see PJ Masks making waves in Sea Life aquariums around the globe. Set to launch from February 2020, the new partnership will expand the universal appeal of eOne’s popular pre-school superhero property and enhance its offering of experience-led …

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UK competitions watchdog CMA to probe Hasbro’s $4bn takeover of eOne

Hasbro’s $4bn takeover of Entertainment One is to face probing from the Competition and Markets Authority over whether the proposed acquisition would result in a ‘substantial lessening of competition’ under UK rules. It appeared that the bid was a done deal in all but its name when eOne and Hasbro …

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Entertainment One to open PJ Masks City theme park attraction in Italy

Entertainment One has secured a multi-year agreement with Leolandia, Italy’s leading theme park destination, that will see the launch of the world’s first PJ Masks City theme park attraction in 2020. Construction on PJ Masks City is already underway and the inauguration is set to take place next spring. The …

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Ricky Zoom races onto UK screens with Nick Jr. and Milkshake!

Entertainment One’s new pre-school property, Ricky Zoom, is continuing to zip around the globe, with news that the animated series will launch to Nick Jr. this October, followed by Channel 5’s pre-school programming block, Milkshake! in May next year. Series one of the new show will air on Nick Jr. …

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Amscan readies Peppa Pig party goods as it expands the pre-school property offering

Amscan International has confirmed the launch of a line of Peppa Pig party goods, expanding the consumer product roll-out for the hit pre-school property as it joins the company’s popular Peppa and George dress up collection and balloons. The new range is available to pre-order now and will be ready …

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Peppa Pig to make pop music debut with My First Album launch

Entertainment One has detailed the launch of a new Peppa Pig music album titled My First Album, marking the first of its kind for the popular pre-school character franchise. The music album is set to make a splash from July 19 this year and is available for pre-order from June …

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