Television producers Shawn Piller and Lloyd Segan have signed a first-look deal with independent studio Entertainment One through their production company Piller Segan. The multi-year deal will see eOne serve as studio, deficit financier and worldwide distributor on all Piller Segan television projects.
Piller and Segan have produced numerous scripted television series, including “The Dead Zone” for USA, “Wildfire” and “Greek” for ABC Family, and “Haven” for Syfy.
“Shawn and Lloyd are both exceptionally talented producers and fantastic guys. They have incredible instincts and truly understand what it takes to create compelling television for worldwide audiences,” said John Morayniss, CEO, eOne Television. “We’re delighted to strengthen our partnership with them as we continue in our strategy of collaborating with the best in the business to deliver breakthrough television powered by eOne.”
“EOne has been an engaging, supportive and trusted partner for many years,” Segan said. “We are thrilled to expand our wonderfully productive relationship.”
Piller said, “It’s exciting to find a partner that shares our commitment to nurturing talent. As an innovative, entrepreneurial, independent studio with global reach, eOne can take our shows to new heights and audiences, and we are looking forward to making more great television with John Morayniss, Pancho Mansfield, Jocelyn Hamilton and their talented teams.”
Piller Segan and eOne first worked together on “Haven” and on the series “Private Eyes.”