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ENTERTAINMENT ONE ANNOUNCES NEW PODCAST NETWORK SPANNING COMEDY, HEALTH, SEX, HISTORY, POLITICS AND MORE

Network includes Sickboy which is slated to record live at SXSW next year, and Our Fake History from Sebastian Major, which was featured in this year’s Hot Docs Podcast Festival.

Toronto, ON - December 1, 2017 – Global studio Entertainment One (eOne) expands its digital presence with the launch of its podcast network - the largest independent network in Canada, which currently features over 20 unique podcasts. The network continues eOne’s goal of creating and delivering high-quality relevant entertainment that is consumed and enjoyed around the world. Entertainment One’s podcast network is available on all major podcast platforms.

The network includes breakout shows: Sickboy, a comedic perspective on how to talk about coping with illness, death and ultimately living life to the fullest;  Turn Me On, a podcast that features a married, poly - adventurous couple who love to talk to people about S-E-X; Our Fake History, which shares history’s greatest tales and uncovers what’s fact or fiction; The Reality Check, an exploration of controversial topics in culture, science  and critical thinking; Professor Buzzkill, a weekly romp through some of the historical myths  deeply embedded in our culture; Illusionoid, a weekly improvised comedy podcast in the style of old-time radio and last but certainly note least;  What If World, a storytelling podcast for kids that encourages playful creativity and imagination.  

Additional podcasts on the network include: Rewatchability, Somewhere in the Skies, Kreative Kontrol, The Wisest, Unconditional; Comedy Above the Pub, Sex and the Single Parent, Can’t Lit, That’s How I Remember ItParenting Then and Now, The Basement Revue, Who’s at the Cottage, Pet Sounds, Disrupting The Global Order with Janice Stein, and  Cha Da Cup with KayRay. Future releases include No One Cares (Except For Me) with writer Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue).

 

“Podcasts are a developing and untapped resource for talent and content that we are thrilled to be moving into. We look forward to expanding our podcast offering and supporting the amazing talent we are working with and new talent in the future,” said Jocelyn Hamilton, eOne’s President, Canada, Television. “We’re thrilled to continue working hand-in-hand with our partner Stuart Coxe, as we expand the roster of podcasts and connect it to our broader content portfolio.”

eOne’s podcast network is already one of Canada’s fastest growing networks with over 20 podcasts. The venture was launched in 2017 under the Antica banner and has since become an industry leader in Canada.

“Our network has seen unprecedented audience and business growth since it’s inception a short while ago but it is also a passion project for everyone involved. We are excited about the scale and awareness the network will receive under eOne’s umbrella,” said Stuart Coxe, President and CEO of Antica Productions. It is exciting to see podcasts like Sickboy, which began in 2016 receive an invitation to record live at SXSW next year and we truly believe the roster of talent and reach will only get bigger and better”

 

For more information and details on all the podcasts available click here.

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About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

Entertainment One’s robust network includes film and television studio The Mark Gordon Company; newly-launched MAKEREADY with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; leading feature film production and global sales company Sierra Pictures; unscripted television production company Renegade 83; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning digital agency Secret Location.

The Company’s rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 100,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

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