ENTERTAINMENT ONE UNVEILS STAR STUDDED MIPCOM LINE-UP WITH
PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD AND SAVING HOPE
Primeval's Niall Matter (Eureka, 90210, Melrose Place), Danny Rahim (East Enders), Sara Canning (Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, Smallville) and
Saving Hope's Erica Durance (Smallville), Michael Shanks (Stargate Atlantis),
Daniel Gillies (The Vampire Diaries) To Attend
The Walking Dead's Gale Anne Hurd and Sarah Wayne Callies will also be in attendance
Toronto / Los Angeles –Sept. 25, 2012 – (Virtual Press Office) – Entertainment One (eOne) today unveiled their line-up for MIPCOM, bringing a strong slate of new dramas and returning hit series. The slate features the new, original action series PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD; the drama series' SAVING HOPE and THE SPIRAL; the action-thriller series CONSPIRACY 365; and the Hallmark Channel TV movie TOM DICK & HARRIET.
Buyers will have the opportunity to meet the cast from PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD and SAVING HOPE, as well as, Executive Producer Gale Ann Hurd and lead actress Sarah Wayne Callies from AMC's international hit series THE WALKING DEAD.
"Our line-up this year is a clear indicator that eOne is a true force in the scripted programming world," says Prentiss Fraser, Senior Vice President Worldwide Sales and Acquisitions, eOne Television International. "We have an amazingly diverse offering this market featuring; returning hit series like 'The Walking Dead' and 'Rookie Blue', a new genre series with an already established brand 'Primeval: New World' and amazing international productions 'Conspiracy 365' from Australia as well as 'The Spiral' from Benelux."
Primeval: New World (13 x 60 min): A North American spin-off of the original, hit UK series, featuring a new team battling prehistoric and futuristic creatures to save the city in this more adult and visceral adaptation.
Saving Hope (26 x 60 min): When her fiancé falls into a coma, Dr. Alex Reid must press on to save his life and the lives of those around her. As the action unfolds, she and her fellow doctors must deal with the complicated and courageous decisions that are made in their daily struggle to keep hope alive.
Conspiracy 365 (12 x 60 min): Conspiracy 365 tells the story of a year in the life of teen fugitive as he searches for the truth behind his deadly family secret. Lord's book series comprises 12 individual novels and has sold more than one million copies. The Australian television action-thriller series from producers Circa Media, was adapted from the best-selling book-series by award-winning Australian author Gabrielle Lord.
The Spiral (5 x 60 min): Starring Thure Lindhardt (Into the Wild, Angels and Demons), Tuva Novotny, Viktoria Winge, Tommi Korpela, Rafael Edholm, Johan Leysen (The American), The Spiral is about notorious underground artist Arturo and a band of young, European protégés who pull off the most ambitious guerilla art project yet. But when the mastermind is unexpectedly murdered, his thieves are left scrambling to keep the grand plan from falling apart, all while evading the pursuit of Europol and the criminal underworld that wants them dead.
Tom, Dick & Harriet (90 min TV movie – Hallmark Channel): Forty year-old ad executive Tom Burns (Steven Weber) is at the top of his game – until his company is sold to a cutting-edge ad agency. To get his job back, Tom hires Dick, a young conman to be the face of his creative ideas. All is well until they both fall for the beautiful Harriet... Will age come before beauty? And most importantly...who will get the girl?
eOne also brings new seasons of the critically-acclaimed hit shows The Walking Dead Season 3 (AMC), Hell on Wheels Season 2 (AMC), Haven Season 3 (Syfy), Call Me Fitz Season 4 (DIRECTV) and Rookie Blue Season 4 (ABC).
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Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a leading international entertainment company that specializes in the acquisition, production and distribution of film and television content. The company's comprehensive network extends around the globe including Canada, the US, the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Benelux, France, Germany, Scandinavia, South Africa and South Korea. Through established Entertainment and Distribution divisions, the company provides extensive expertise in film distribution, television and music production, family programming and merchandising and licensing. Its current rights library is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 24,000 film and television titles, 2,700 hours of television programming and 45,000 music tracks.