Pearson takes stake in Montreal’s Muse

Canuck company to offer local guidance to producers

LONDON — Pearson TV has taken a 20% stake in Montreal-based Muse Entertainment, a newly formed TV production and consultancy company.

Muse will specialize in offering advice to producers and directors seeking to use Canadian tax credits and other local incentives.

The company also includes Pebblehut Prods., a Toronto-based production outfit which has made over 30 telepics, movies and miniseries since it was founded in 1994.

“Muse will be a friendly and supportive partner to creators of quality programming and will use its collective experience to bring their projects to success,” said Michael Prupas, the company’s president.

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