Dorsey Pictures


Peter Chernin launches North Road Company, acquires Red Arrow’s US interests

Peter Chernin has linked up with two US-based private equity firms to create The North Road Company, with its first acquisition the $200m pick-up of Red Arrow Studios’ North American production firms. The company is being backed by Providence Equity Partners and Apollo, which will together provide access to $800m to fuel further acquisitions. The Red Arrow […]

Exclusive: Red Arrow’s US sale attracts private equity interest

A flurry of private equity firms have joined the race to acquire Red Arrow Studios’ North American production businesses, TBI understands. The sale, which started in January, includes LA heavyweights such as Love Is Blind and Married At First Sight prodco Kinetic Content, as well as LA-based 44 Blue Productions, which was behind A&E’s Wahlburgers and Fox’s First Responders […]

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 […]

Show of the week: Dog’s Most Wanted

Dog’s Most Wanted is a reality series with a twist, following the work of legendary bounty hunter, Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman, as he travels across the US tracking down hardened criminals. The series follows Chapman as he handpicks names from the wanted lists of the FBI, the US Marshalls, and every State throughout America to create […]

Citizen Pictures poaches Dorsey exec for development

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives producer Citizen Pictures has appointed Dorsey Pictures exec Katie Alvord to oversee its development slate. Alvord becomes VP of development at Citizen and will report to the company’s CEO and president Frank Matson. She will be based in the company’s Denver headquarters and will work alongside VP of development and production […]

Dorsey Pictures hires unscripted vet Sean Hogan to head up current programming

Dorsey Pictures has hired veteran unscripted producer Sean Hogan as vice president of current programming. Hogan will join the team in April 2019 and oversee Dorsey’s lifestyle programming including Maine Cabin Masters and Building Alaska, as well as the company’s expanding crime slate, which includes Dog’s Most Wanted for WGN. He will report to Chris […]

WGN America re-enters unscripted with Dorsey’s Dog’s Most Wanted

Tribune Broadcasting-owned multichannel network WGN America has commissioned Red Arrow-backed Dorsey Pictures for its first unscripted series in five years.  Dorsey will produce Dog’s Most Wanted, in which celebrity bounty hunters Dog and Beth and their team The Dirty Dozen will look to hunt down fugitives.  The series is will be distributed globally by Red Arrow Studios International. […]

Red Arrow’s Dorsey brings in Indigo Films vet

Red Arrow-owned Dorsey Pictures has hired Indigo Films’ unscripted veteran Katie Hash as its new vice president of development. Hash will relocate from Los Angeles to join the company in Denver. She joins Allison Boon in developing and overseeing non-fiction projects for the prodco. Both Hash and Boon will report to Chris Dorsey, CEO at […]

MTA’s Matt Assmus joins Dorsey development team

Red Arrow-controlled producer Dorsey Pictures has sealed a deal with Matt Assmus (left) and his company MTA Media that will see the expansion of their development and production team. Assmus will join Dorsey’s development team – led by the company’s VP of development Allison Boon. At the same time, Dorsey’s Whitney Hayes is upped to […]

Red Arrow buys Building Alaska prodco

Munich-based Red Arrow Entertainment Group has acquired Denver’s Orion Entertainment, which is behind various unscripted cable series. Orion becomes the latest US-based company to join ProSiebenSat.1 Media-owned Red Arrow’s ranks, coming after deals for companies including Kinetic Content, Karga Seven Pictures, Fabrik Entertainment and Left/Right Productions. The latest deal is for a majority stake in […]