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ENTERTAINMENT ONE SECURES LEGAL DRAMA DIGGSTOWN FOR INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTION

27/09/2018

BACKENTERTAINMENT ONE SECURES LEGAL DRAMA DIGGSTOWN FOR INTERNATIONAL DISTRIBUTIONDiggstown stars Vinessa Antoine ( NCIS, General Hospital ) and

Natasha Henstridge (Species, The Whole Nine Yards)

Sales to launch at MIPCOM

Los Angeles/London September 26, 2018 Entertainment One (eOne) announced today it has acquired the international television rights for the legal drama Diggstown, and will handle distribution for the series outside of English-speaking Canada. The deal was brokered by Noel Hedges, eOne's EVP, Acquisitions, International Distribution.

Created by Floyd Kane (Across the Line), Diggstown follows Marcie Diggs (Vinessa Antoine), a star corporate lawyer who reconsiders her career priorities after a family tragedy. Landing at a local legal aid office, Marcie is driven by one thing to never again allow innocent lives to be destroyed by the justice system.

The team of lawyers that Marcie works with is a curious band of do-gooders, cynics and scrappers. They struggle to keep personal disappointment and demons out of their practice as they work directly in the community to find justice for their diverse clients, exploring issues of racism, poverty and gender bias. Henstridge plays Colleen MacDonald, a single, no-nonsense director of legal aid now headquartered in a small coastal city after being blacklisted by the legal community in the big city where she hopes to return once again.

Adding to our diverse and robust slate, Diggstown builds on our offering of distinctive episodic dramas featuring compelling characters and multifaceted storylines in a distinct and unique location, said Hedges.

We are pleased to have eOne, a world class media company, as our partner on Diggstown. Noel and his team are the perfect fit for the brand of elevated episodic drama we're hoping to make, said Floyd Kane.

The series is currently in production and will be introduced to buyers at MIPCOM next month.

A CBC original drama, Diggstown is produced by Circle Blue Entertainment, Freddie Films Inc., and DHX Media. Floyd Kane is creator, executive producer and showrunner, and Amos Adetuyi (Across the Line) is executive producer with executive producers Brenda Greenberg and Todd Berger. For CBC, Sally Catto is General Manager, Programming; Helen Asimakis is Senior Director, Scripted Content; and Deborah Nathan is Executive in Charge of Production.

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ABOUT ENTERTAINMENT ONE

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specialises 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; digital content; and live entertainment. 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 Makeready with Brad Weston; content creation venture Amblin Partners with Steven Spielberg, DreamWorks Studios, Participant Media, and Reliance Entertainment; unscripted television production companies Whizz Kid Entertainment and Renegade 83; live entertainment leaders Round Room Entertainment; world-class music labels Dualtone Music Group and Last Gang; and award-winning emerging content and technology studio Secret Location.

The Company s rights library, valued at US$2.0 billion (as at 31 March 2018), is exploited across all media formats and includes more than 80,000 hours of film and television content and approximately 40,000 music tracks.

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