UK-listed firm is latest one to be targeted by a foreign buyer amid no-deal Brexit fearsHasbro, the US toymaker behind My Little Pony and Play-Doh, has snapped up the Peppa Pig owner Entertainment One in a £3.3bn takeover.The deal, which sent Entertain…Read more
Fifteen years ago, a strange pink farm animal arrived on our TV screens. Today, Peppa Pig has her own theme parks and devoted fans around the world. What is the secret of her success?If the story of the Peppa Pig franchise were a Peppa Pig episode, it …Read more
Maker of The Hunger Games and Peppa Pig narrowly avoided pay defeat last yearEntertainment One, the company behind The Hunger Games and Peppa Pig, is braced for a shareholder revolt this week over its chief executive’s pay packet, for the second year i…Read more
Entertainment One plans to expand hit children’s series to a total of 381 shows as it lines up new licensing deals
Peppa Pig’s quest for world dominance moved a step closer after Entertainment One revealed plans to make another 117 episodes of the hit cartoon.
Production is under way on the new episodes, which are expected to be aired globally from spring 2019, securing the future of a show which has been wildly popular with young children for more that a decade.Read more
Broadcaster formally withdraws proposal to buy eOne, which owns Peppa Pig and distributes films including The BFGITV has abandoned plans to buy Entertainment One, the owner of Peppa Pig.The broadcaster said in a stock market statement that it had forma…Read more