eOne Signs Shawn Piller & Lloyd Segan to First-Look Deal


TORONTO/LOS ANGELES: Entertainment One (eOne) is building on its relationship with Haven producers Shawn Piller and Lloyd Segan and their production company, Piller Segan, with a multiyear TV first-look agreement.

eOne and Segan and Piller first teamed up nearly eight years ago, on the long-running series Haven, based on the Stephen King novella, and most recently on Private Eyes, starring Jason Priestley and Cindy Sampson. Together, Segan and Piller have produced more 300 hours of television series programming, 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, the CEO of 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. We are thrilled to expand our wonderfully productive relationship,” said Segan.

Piller added: “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.”