Globo acquires original eOne titles for Globoplay in Brazil

The Canadian studio Entertainment One (eOne) has recently announced an SVOD license agreement with Globo, in order to broadcast Canadian titles ‘Nurses’; ‘Burden of Truth’ and ‘Mary Kills People’ in Brazil. The agreement establishes that the three eOne Originals will be exclusively released on Globoplay, and was negotiated by David Hanono, Vice President of International Distribution Film and Television Latin America at eOne.

‘We are delighted to partner with Globo, with the aim of bringing these critically acclaimed and successful series to Brazilian audiences’, said Dan Loewy, EVP, Americas, International Distribution of Entertainment at One. ‘We are excited to expand our relationship with Globo, which has been and it continues being a fantastic partner, and we look forward to achieving more success together’, he completed.

Nurses’, the first of the titles that make up the agreement, follows five nurses who work in a hospital, dedicating their lives to helping others while helping themselves. The eOne Original was made by Canadian production company ICF Films, together with eOne and Corus Entertainment. Recently, the drama was sold to more than 100 countries, among which are Mexico (Televisa); Australia (Foxtel); Germany (NBCUniversal International Networks); France (Warner TV); Middle East (Fox Network Group); NBC in the US, where it was launched on December 7th, 2020; and others. At its premiere, ‘Nurses’ aired on the Global FTA TV channel in Canada.

Mary Kills People’ follows a single mother who helps critically ill patients with assisted death. Like ‘Nurses’, it aired on the Canadian FTA TV channel Global, and was produced by eOne and Cameron Pictures, together with Corus Entertainment. In the US, the title was available on pay TV, on the Lifetime screen (A + E Networks).

The latest title of the agreement between eOne and Globo is ‘Burden of Truth’. The title focuses on Joanna Chang, a lawyer who returns to her hometown for a case that will change her life forever. It is a series by ICF Films, eOne and Eagle Vision, broadcast on Canadian FTA TV through the CBC network. In the US, it could be watched through The CW Network.

At the regional level, the AVOD OTT FreeTV, launched in 2020 by Olympusat and available in several countries, including those in Latin America, also added content from eOne to its catalog.