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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 latest 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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Nickelodeon tapped as top tier broadcast partner for Ricky Zoom in the US

Nickelodeon has joined a top tier line-up of launch partners for Entertainment One – now technically Hasbro’s – new animated pre-school series, Ricky Zoom. Nickelodeon will begin airing the series across the US from September 9 this year. A growing list of global FTA, PAYTV and VOD platforms are lining …

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Hasbro buys eOne for $4bn; plans to move ‘significant portion’ of toy business in house

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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Entertainment One’s pre-school hit PJ Masks is getting a fourth season

Entertainment One’s hit pre-school series, PJ Masks is gearing up for a fourth season, with 52 new 11-minute episodes scheduled to land on screens from April next year. Produced by eOne and Frog Box, in collaboration with broadcaster, Disney Junior, series four will see the show’s heroes, Catboy, Owlette and …

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Peppa Pig jumps into Hunter partnership

The collaboration between Entertainment One and Hunter will see an entire collection of footwear and accessories for children launch, with designs featuring the show's much-loved characters, Peppa and her brother George.

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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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