44 Blue Productions

Red Arrow’s US prodco 44 Blue promotes for programming & development

Red Arrow Studios-owned 44 Blue Productions in the US has promoted two of its senior execs as part of its latest exec rejig. David Hale has been promoted to EVP of programming at the Wahlburgers producer, with a remit across all current series, pilots and presentations at 44 Blue. He reports to 44 Blue’s co-CEOs & […]

44 Blue ups Andrew Paskoff & Shirley Jackson to senior production roles

US-based 44 Blue Productions has upped Andrew Paskoff to EVP of production and operations and Shirley Jackson to co-executive in charge of production. Paskoff joined Red Arrow Studios-owned 44 Blue, which is behind shows including Netflix doc Jailbirds and Investigation Discovery’s Twisted Sisters, in January 2019 as SVP of production. In his new role, he will be responsible […]

Exclusive: Red Arrow future unclear as creative chief Nina Etspueler exits

Doubts have emerged over the future of Love Is Blind and Deep State producer Red Arrow Studio (RAS), after creative chief Nina Etspueler became the latest senior executive to step down from the ProSiebenSat.1-owned firm. Etspueler had been group creative director at Red Arrow for 18 months, having been promoted in February 2019 following the […]

AMPLE launches true crime division, hires All3Media & 44 Blue Productions alum to run it

AMPLE Entertainment, the US prodco behind Facebook’s 9 Months With Courteney Cox, has launched a true crime division and appointed veteran producer Tammy Wood to run it. Wood becomes SVP of crime programming and will report directly to co-presidents Ari Mark and Phil Lott. She will oversee production across AMPLE’s crime show slate, which includes […]

ProSiebenSat.1 considers options as Red Arrow Studios sale postponed

ProSiebenSat.1 is understood to be considering its options around the future of Red Arrow Studios, with the sale of the production and distribution division now postponed until the first quarter of next year. Sources close to the discussions have told TBI that US-based AMC and All3Media are the final contenders for Red Arrow, but the […]

Red Arrow’s 44 Blue hires production, dev execs

Wahlburgers firm 44 Blue Productions has appointed Andrew Paskoff as SVP of production and Brent Jacoby as VP of development. Paskoff is to oversee all aspects of physical production for the Red Arrow-owned prodco’s slate of programming, reporting into EVP Sarah Poage. Meanwhile, Jacoby is to develop for all major US networks, reporting into SVP […]

A&E expands Nightwatch across the US

A&E Network is set to expand its hit US series Nightwatch into Nightwatch Nation, a new nonfiction series from executive producer Dick Wolf and 44 Blue Productions. The series will now follows emergency medical technicians (EMTs) in additional cities in the US including Yonkers, New York, Austin, Texas, Tucson, Arizona and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Previously, […]

Wahlburgers prodco nabs Delmore from Endemol Shine prodco

Wahlburgers producer 44 Blue Productions has hired Elyse Delmore from Endemol Shine North America-owned reality house 51 Minds. Delmore has been named senior director of development at the Red Arrow Studios-owned 44 Blue. Working out of LA, she’ll work on development and sales of new ideas to cable, broadcast, syndication and digital platforms. At 51 […]

Wahlburgers prodco staffs up

44 Blue Productions, the company behind A&E unscripted series Wahlburgers, has hired a pair of development executives and promoted another. Alison Dammann and Willis Robertson are the new hires, with Julie Merson upped. Dammann joins having previously worked in development at Relativity Media, whose TV division this week spun out of the financially-challenged company under […]