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Investigation Discovery targets Arrow Media for true crime

Discovery-owned US true crime channel Investigation Discovery has commissioned Love, Honor, Betray, a new docuseries about people who betray their spouses. The 6 x 30-minute series is produced by UK factual label Arrow Media, which has also received a further order for 20 more hours of its American Monster series from the channel. Love, Honor, […]

Investigation Discovery hands TV & podcast order for Arrow Media Ed Kemper docuseries

Discovery-owned pay-TV network Investigation Discovery has made a combined TV and podcast order, handing a commission to UK-based factual label Arrow Media for a three-part docuseries on serial killer Ed Kemper and 18 podcast episodes – both as part of its Mind Of A Monster brand. The 3 x 60-minute The Co-Ed Killer: Mind Of […]

UK-Canada factual co-pro explores ‘match of the century’ with tennis ace Navratilova

Three factual production companies have teamed up for a feature documentary about the famous ‘match of the century’ tennis match between Suzanne Lenglen and Helen Wills during the 1920s, with champion player Martina Navratilova attached to exec produce. UK companies Cornelia Street Productions and Arrow Media, alongside Canada’s Handel Productions, will co-produce the project, titled […]

UK’s Arrow Media promotes Stuart Pender to exec producer

UK factual label Arrow Media has appointed Stuart Pender as executive producer with immediate effect. Pender has been with the company for more than two years and has worked extensively as a series producer, including on its crime shows See No Evil, Body Cam and The Devil Speaks for Investigation Discovery. He has also worked […]

Arrow Media’s Anna Davies talks 2020’s key factual trends

Anna Davies, executive producer, development, at UK-based factual producer Arrow Media discusses some of the key trends to have emerged in the factual space over recent months. Staying on top of factual trends is development 101. There is now a strong sense of business getting back to normal, following the initial impact of Covid, as our resilient […]

Sky hires Arrow Pictures alum Poppy Dixon to head factual

Comcast-owned UK satcaster Sky has appointed former Arrow Pictures and Raw TV exec Poppy Dixon to the newly created role of director of documentaries and factual commissioning and announced the launch of two new factual channels, which will fall under her purview. Sky Documentaries will “be the home of world class, real life stories” while […]

News round-up: Spain’s LA 2 orders rural travel series; J2911 hires new sales exec; SBS picks up second run of ‘Australia In Colour’ and more…

Spain’s LA 2 commissions rural travel show from RTVE and DLO/Magnolia Spanish FTA network LA 2 has picked up Ruralitas, a new travel series produced by RTVE in collaboration with the Banijay Group-owned Spanish prodco DLO/Magnolia. The series tours Spain and meets people who have chosen to live in the most remote and sparsely-inhabited parts […]

TBI Factual: How Arrow generated returns from UGC

The way shows are being produced is changing fast and User Generated Content (UGC) is now a key ingredient for many factual series. Lucie Ridout, executive producer at Arrow, highlights how her UK prodco maximised UGC’s potential on a recently launched Nat Geo commission The facts and figures about User Generated Content (UGC) are mind […]

Arrow behind Disney+ documentary ‘Animal Kingdom’

UK-based Arrow Media has emerged as the producer behind forthcoming Disney+ documentary Magic Of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. The behind-the-scenes programme was commissioned for Disney+ by National Geographic and will give viewers an inside look at the operation of two famous theme parks – Disney’s Animal Kingdom and Epcot’s The Seas – and the animals that live […]

Canada’s CBC and C5 in UK partner for Egyptian expedition

Canadian pubcaster CBC and Channel 5 in the UK have commissioned a new documentary exploring the mystery of the infamous Egyptian ruler. Searching For Cleopatra is being helmed by Arrow Media, alongside Handel Productions and Rezolution Pictures, and aims to challenge established thinking about the queen, while providing an exclusive look at a recent expedition […]

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