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PorchLight Home Entertainment enters the scene

L.A.-based prodco PorchLight Entertainment is forming a domestic home entertainment division dubbed PorchLight Home Entertainment. The new division is focusing on the distribution of kids and family programming acquired from leading producers worldwide in addition to the company's new productions and program library.
June 26, 2007

L.A.-based prodco PorchLight Entertainment is forming a domestic home entertainment division dubbed PorchLight Home Entertainment. The new division is focusing on the distribution of kids and family programming acquired from leading producers worldwide in addition to the company’s new productions and program library.

PorchLight has appointed Gary Jones as SVP of PorchLight Home Entertainment to head up the new division. Jones, an industry vet with executive stints at New Concorde, Trimark and Republic Pictures, will oversee acquisitions and sales.

The division’s initial release slate includes the preschool holiday DVD A Tad of Christmas Cheer in November, co-produced by toyco LeapFrog and a modern take on Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale, A Christmas Carol for Annie.

About The Author
Gary Rusak is a freelance writer based in Toronto. He has covered the kids entertainment industry for the last decade with a special interest in licensing, retail and consumer products. You can reach him at garyrusak@gmail.com

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