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Show stoppers

The golden age of TV drama has meant more programmes in production, and with resources increasingly scarce, American showrunners are coming to Europe to find work and vice versa. How far have the lines become blurred. Words: Jesse Whittock Though the US has been the dominant force in global television for decades, its model of […]

Red Arrow re-ups Bastin at Fabrik

Henrik Bastin, the CEO of LA-based Fabrik Entertainment, has renewed his contract at the Bosch prodco. His new deal is described as “multi-year”, as Fabrik continues developing US projects such as TNT’s The Deep Mad Dark, an FX series based on novel Ancillary Justice, The Limit for AMC and Midnights for USA Network. He has […]

Red Arrow invests in Band of Outsiders

Germany-based Red Arrow Entertainment Group has acquired a minority stake in Band of Outsiders (BOO), a US prodco that focuses on both broadcast and digital entertainment. This new investment hands the ProSiebenSat.1-owned Red Arrow 20% of LA-based BOO, and means Red Arrow International will sell its shows overseas. BOO will sit alongside Ripple Entertainment, another […]

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 – part II

The TBI Scripted Survey 2016 reveals why, where and how the genre is evolving, tackling the big issues with anecdotal evidence and data gathered from the world’s top scripted executives. Lights… camera… action!   The Netflix question: what is the single most important way in which Netflix has changed the TV drama market?   It […]

Mediaset unlocks deal for 100 Code

Italian media giant Mediaset has picked up US-Scandi crime drama 100 Code. The Scandi noir series differs from others in that it has a US showrunner, Crash’s Bobby Moresco, at the helm. It stars Michael Nyqvist (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Dominic Monaghan (Lost) as Swedish and US cops brought together, in Sweden, to […]

Fox in a Rusch for event series

Fox Broadcasting in the US has hired Fabrik Entertainment’s Rachel Rusch to become its executive VP of event series. Rusch rejoins the 21st Century Fox business having more recently been director of development at Red Arrow Entertainment-owned producer Fabrik Entertainment, where she produced Amazon’s procedural Bosch. At Fox she will oversee all limited run programming. […]

French network remakes German cop drama

A local version of German crime procedural The Last Cop is set to launch on French commercial channel TF1. The local show, titled Falco, will debut on June 20 in a 8.50pm slot featuring TV star Sagamore Stévenin in the lead role as a tough police officer who wakes up to a different world after […]

The new super groups: Red Arrow Entertainment

In the second part of our two-part report on emerging international production groups, TBI talks to the executives behind Red Arrow Entertainment, the ProSiebenSat.1-owned group that comprises leading production companies across Europe and the US. Red Arrow was launched in 2010 and has gone on to build a network of production companies across Europe and […]