We previously reported that industry veterans Jeremy Latcham and Michael Lombardo were set to join Hasbro‘s eOne to cater the company’s entertainment needs.
Michael Lombardo, who was just a consultant for Entertainment One, is now fully onboard with the studio as the Head Of Global TV. Under his new leadership, the company is set to develop programming based on Hasbro properties including Power Rangers, Transformers, Dungeons & Dragons, and more.
Mr. Lombardo will also oversee eOne’s current slate that includes ABC’s The Rookie, HBO’s Run and the Growing Up Hip Hop franchise on WE.
“Throughout my career, I have been driven by a passion for great stories. I’m excited to join eOne where we have some of the most beloved brands in the world to inspire our work, in addition to an outstanding talent-rich pipeline built by a team that I very much look forward to leading” said Lombardo.
Entertainment One stated “We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Michael to the eOne team. His incredibly impressive history of success during his long tenure at HBO resulted in some of the most ground-breaking, iconic television series over the past two decades. A true champion of creative excellence, Michael is the ideal leader to guide our television strategy at a time where audiences are demanding content of the highest quality.”