Buyers circle as Hasbro puts eOne TV and film business up for sale

Hasbro, the owner of Peppa Pig, Dungeons & Dungeons and many more traditional toy and game-based franchises, has authorised a sale process for the part of its eOne TV and film business not directly supporting the company’s strategy. The decision follows a strategic review led by new CEO, Chris Cocks, the Board of Directors. In support of […]

Former HBO exec Lombardo appointed global TV president at eOne

Hasbro-owned producer and distributor Entertainment One (eOne) has confirmed that former HBO programming president Michael Lombardo has been appointed to head its international TV division. News of Lombardo’s appointment emerged last month, with the veteran exec now formally named as president of global TV at eOne, with a remit across development and production of all […]

Hasbro capitalises on weak pound with US$4 billion eOne acquisition

My Little Pony owner Hasbro has acquired indie studio Entertainment One (eOne) in a surprise $4bn all-cash deal.  The acquisition will see the US play and entertainment brand – which is the parent company of labels such as My Little Pony, Transformers and Power Rangers – adding eOne’s global brands such as Peppa Pig and […]