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ProSiebenSat.1 has ‘open mind’ to merger as Mediaset looks to ‘engage’

German media giant ProSiebenSat.1 would be open to a merger, CEO Rainer Beaujean has told investors. There has been mounting interest in the German broadcaster from Mediaset, which controls a 23.5% share of the company in shares and other ‘financial instruments’. This includes a direct voting stake of 12.4%. Following a truce with Vivendi, Mediaset […]

‘Bosch’ exec Henrik Bastin unveils Fabel, as Red Arrow’s Fabrik future unclear

Bosch producer Henrik Bastin has unveiled his newly minted prodco Fabel Entertainment, which has been launched following his exit from Red Arrow Studios-backed Fabrik Entertainment, whose future is unclear. Fabel will be led by CEO Bastin, who had overseen Fabrik during a run that saw it produce Bosch for Amazon Studios, Interrogation for CBS All […]

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 […]

Red Arrow Studios CEO James Baker to leave at end of 2020

Red Arrow Studios (RAS) CEO James Baker is to step down at the end of the year after almost a decade with the ProSiebenSat.1-owned company. The German outfit said that Baker, whose contract will not be renewed past 2020, will be replaced by an advisory board comprising of ProSiebenSat.1’s chairman Rainer Beaujean, CEO at SevenOne […]

Red Arrow hires A+E alum Joel Denton to head int’l distribution

Red Arrow Studios (RAS) has appointed former A+E Networks exec Joel Denton as acting president of the Germany company’s distribution business. Denton started his new London-based role at Red Arrow Studios International (RASI) today and will work together with current chief Bo Stehmeier, who is leaving later in the year to become CEO at ZDF […]

Private equity firm KKR buys into Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1

Private equity outfit KKR has revealed that it has acquired a 5.2% stake in German commercial broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1, causing the media giant’s shares to rise on the Frankfurt stock exchange. KKR told Reuters that it had decided to invest in the broadcaster because it believes that the market is undervaluing the company. It said that […]

Beta Film hires ‘Fauda’ exec Koby Gal-Raday from Israel’s Yes

Atlantic Crossing and Babylon Berlin producer Beta Film has appointed the chief content officer at Fauda broadcaster Yes to oversee its programming. Koby Gal-Raday will take up the newly created role of chief content officer at Germany’s Beta Film from July, with a remit across the company’s international production strategy and activities. He will be […]

Red Arrow Studios extends deal with Endor MD Hilary Bevan Jones

ProSieben-owned Red Arrow Studios has struck a multi-year contract extension with Hilary Bevan Jones, founder and MD of its UK-based drama outfit Endor Productions. Endor, which became part of Red Arrow Studios in 2012, is behind Vienna Blood for Germany’s ORF and ZDF – and acquired by the UK’s BBC and PBS in the US […]

TBI Weekly: What next at Red Arrow owner ProSieben?

It has been quite a week in the world of German TV. While much of the industry has been attempting to deal with the fall-out from the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the country’s biggest commercial broadcasters has just performed an apparent about-turn on strategy and seen its CEO depart. Max Conze’s exit from ProSiebenSat.1 last […]

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