Chris Coelen


Kinetic Content readies scripted venture

Kinetic Content founding CEO Chris Coelen has agreed a multi-year extension of his contract with parent company Red Arrow Studios, and is planning the launch of a new scripted venture. Red Arrow Studios acquired the LA-based non-scripted TV production company in 2010, which produces show such as Married at First Sight and Little Women (Lifetime), […]

Ex-ABC unscripted chief to create Spinnaker Chaos with Red Arrow

US unscripted producer John Saade is housing his new production company, Spinnaker Chaos, at Red Arrow Studios. The exec, who has helmed shows such as Dancing with the Stars and Jimmy Kimmel Live, will exclusively work with Red Arrow on new series. Saade (pictured) worked in US broadcaster ABC’s alternative division between 2004 and 2013, […]

Red Arrow to start Diet Wars at MIPCOM

Red Arrow International will launch a new dieting format in Cannes next month. Diet Wars pairs six overweight people with six different diet experts, each of whom has a different diet plan. With each contestant adhering to one of the different diet techniques, the winners are the participants that shed the most weight and the expert […]

M6 producing local version of Red Arrow’s The Taste

French commercial broadcaster M6 is to produce a local version of Nigella Lawson and Anthony Bourdain-fronted cooking series The Taste, marking the latest international sale for the Red Arrow International format. US network ABC ordered eight seasons of the series, which sees Lawson and Bourdain head of panel of judges to pit America’s most skilled […]