Red Arrow Entertainment Group

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 […]

Red Arrows buys US prodco

Red Arrow Entertainment Group has acquired a majority stake in an LA-based producer that has strong ties to the Turkish television market. Karga Seven Pictures has produced more than 300 hours of programming since its establishment in 2008, and joins five other American prodcos in the Red Arrow stable. Its shows include Travel Channel’s Booze […]

Euro nets like Real Men

Germany’s VOX is among three buyers of Red Arrow Entertainment Group format Real Men. The format, which hails from Denmark, will also be remade in the Netherlands, for RTL, and Sweden, for TV4. Real Men sees five everyday men embark on massive health transformations, and comes from MakeItBee (fka Fjernsynsforeningen), which produced it for DR1. […]

Red Arrow re-hires Etspueler

Red Arrow Entertainment Group has re-hired Nina Etspueler as senior creative producer. Etspueler had previously exited the ProSiebenSat.1-owned production group, but today rejoins, reporting to Michael Schmidt, chief creative officer. She will work to identify and develop formats alongside Red Arrow’s creative teams, and consult on the roll out of global IP and acquisitions. “We’re […]

Ignatiew, Pabst succeed Richter at Red Arrow International

Irina Ignatiew and Henrik Pabst have been named co-managing directors of distributor Red Arrow International to succeed Jens Richter. The pair will take over in December, when Richter moves to become CEO of FremantleMedia International. Ignatiew will oversee scripted programming, and Pabst will lead format and factual distribution. Both were co-deputy managing directors at Red […]